Lawyers- are they the staunch defenders of law and order or ruthless sharks of the corporate world? Do they uphold the law or look for loopholes in it? Popular culture has given us plenty of images and ideas about attorneys, from "To Kill a Mockingbird" to "Legally Blond." And while the real-life work of lawyers . . .
The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances. - Agatha Christie Forensic Science is the use of the scientific methods of observation, evidence collection, and specimen analysis, as they are applied application to solving crimes. While 21st-century technology has added many tools for detectives and police, a . . .
The study of crime and criminals informs and helps to define societies that work and don’t work. By studying “why” crime happens, and what leads individuals to criminal acts, we can begin to isolate and fix root causes behind maladaptive behavior. While there will always be a portion of every society that deviates from social . . .
A Doctor of Philosophy, known by the initials Ph.D. or PhD, has nothing to do with philosophy. It has much to do with academia and research. Except for some fields, such as creative writing and other artistic disciplines, a Master of Fine Arts may suffice to teach at the college level. If you want a . . .
There are similarities shared by these two degrees. Both offer degrees at the associate's, bachelor's, and master's level. They both have a wide array of career opportunities. What does a Criminal Justice degree offer that could be more beneficial? IMAGE SOURCE For those interested in emergency management (EM), we invite to review our post-Top 10 . . .
A degree in Homeland Security is generally one of the specializations or concentrations in a Criminal Justice program. While criminal justice and homeland security both fit into the realm of public administration or emergency management, the theory, concept, and applications of each field are distinct. The United States enacted the term “homeland security” in 2002 . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Demand in Cybersecurity Cybercrime continues to gallop at an unprecedented pace. Globally, it is approaching losses nearing $500 billion. This crime affects households and corporations. Regarding the former, hackers steal credit card information and bank account details of millions of Americans. Companies have had proprietary information and financial data compromised. The demand for . . .
IMAGE SOURCE According to Wikipedia, Criminal justice is the delivery of justice to those who have committed crimes. This succinct definition does not do justice (pun intended) to the various modes and levels of fighting crime. There is law enforcement, the judicial/courts system, corrections, forensics, rehabilitation, criminal law, terrorism, and more. In this post, we . . .