How To Start Your Own Online Law Firm

Starting your own online law firm straight out of law school is not a walk in the park. If it was, then every lawyer would be doing it.  Looking beyond the horizon that the crowd follows needs a strong gut to even imagine it in the first place. Your intentions are wise, but your intentions […]

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How to Start a Career in Law

I have a Law Degree: Now what? Congratulations! So you’ve struggled through what feels like fifty-eight years of higher education, and you’ve finally won the degree in law you craved for so long.   Now, it’s sitting on your mantle in a golden frame collecting dust–a symbol of what you can do when you put […]

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The Best Majors for Law School Applications

Looking for the best degree majors for law school?  Spoiler alert:  Criminal justice and pre-law are not on the list. Now that we get that out of the way, here’s the truth and reality. Law school is very academically intensive. It involves a lot of reading, understanding very dense material, plus there is a dose […]

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How To Choose Your Legal Specialty

We all enter new phases of our personal and professional lives. That is what makes life a circle: You end one trail and start another one where you are learning new things and growing as a person. As a college or university student, you started over after being BMOC in high school. As a senior […]

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Top 5 Best Schools for Specializing in Criminal Law

As with most careers, choosing to specialize your legal career helps separate you from the next candidate. Specializing in criminal law can be a great way to narrow your field, while still leaving yourself open to a wide variety of possibilities. Criminal law is highly competitive, but offers a great deal of job security. You […]

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Legal Studies Programs in Alabama

Legal Studies Programs in Alabama

Listed below are the accredited schools in Alabama that offer a legal studies program. Overview Throughout the state of Alabama there are 16 universities and colleges that offer legal studies degrees. The schools are located in 13 cities within the state with the greatest concentration of the programs being located in Birmingham and Montgomery. The […]

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Online Associates in Legal Studies

When it comes to obtaining a degree in legal studies a person will have the option of choosing an online degree program or participating in a legal studies program at a local college or university. There are many benefits of choosing to obtain an associate’s degree in legal studies online. Benefits of Online Associates in […]

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How a Legal Studies Degree Can Jumpstart Your Law Career

Many people consider a degree in legal studies as an entry into the world of law. It is important to understand the history of the legal field when considering a legal studies education. In the United States the legal system was developed mainly from the common law system that is found in England. Louisiana is […]

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Baby Einstein Jumper Recalled: Was Your Child Hurt?

Parents of infants should be aware a baby product recall has been issued for Baby Einstein Infant Activity Jumpers.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall on July 23, 2013, alerting the public that the baby activity center puts infants at risk of injury. The defective toy was manufactured by Kids II […]

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Eric Holder to America’s Prosecuting Attorneys: Punish Criminals Less Harshly?

Subtlety in general is a hard-sell for those making and enforcing policy. Being “tough on drugs” and “tough on crime” is a stance that many, perhaps most, Americans find both comforting and a no-brainer. And the prospect seems straightforward enough- establishing and enforcing of tougher drug laws dissuades dealers from dealing and users from using, […]

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