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Legal Studies: More than just a pre-law program

There are many roads to law school, and not all are equal. At Central Penn College, our experienced faculty and unique curriculum prepare legal studies students to graduate with practical legal knowledge that is not often taught at an undergraduate level.  38 more words

Freelance Writing

Florida Legislature Set to Change 'Stand Your Ground' Defense

By Terri L. Wilkin
Program Director for Legal Studies at American Military University

Many defendants in Florida currently utilize the Stand Your Ground defense – a legal tactic that has its supporters as well as critics. 656 more words

Criminal Justice


Welcome to the Go Legal website. It is designed to facilitate discussion for students and teachers about current issues in government and in the courts, as they relate to the VCAA Legal Studies curriculum for Units 3 and 4. 52 more words

Legal Studies

US CO: Librarian of Congress Seeks Input on Register of Copyrights - take the survey

NewsNet Issue 648
December 16, 2016

Librarian of Congress Seeks Input on Register of Copyrights

The public will have the opportunity to provide input to the Library of Congress on expertise needed by the Register of Copyrights, the Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, announced today. 105 more words

Legal Studies

Review Essay: Giving Life to the Death Penalty

Daniel LaChance, Austin Sarat, and Robin Conley’s recent studies of the death penalty in the United States invite much-needed scrutiny of the judicial instructions, legislative debates, and public interpretations—particularly by journalists and screenwriters—that give narrative life to the death penalty. 4,187 more words

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