Research Criminal Justice and Paralegal Careers

Everything you need to know about top paralegal and criminal justice careers, and the degrees and training to get you there.

What Is Criminal Justice?

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Criminal justice careers include some of the most exciting jobs you can find today, whether you work in a law office, the court system, forensics labs or prisons. To learn about careers in criminal justice and the get the training you need, check out these popular articles:  

Criminal Justice Career Centers

Paralegal Careers

Paralegals do much of the legal work for litigation, contract law and intellectual property. Paralegals enjoy one of the most popular criminal justice careers today. Visit our Paralegal Career Center to find out if a rewarding paralegal career is right for you.

More Legal Careers

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Many people find fulfilling jobs in the legal industry. Legal secretaries and law office managers make law firms run smoothly. Court reporters accurately record legal proceedings, and mediators resolve conflict so people can avoid costly litigation. Research these legal careers:

Law Enforcement Careers

Policing includes both crime prevention and law enforcement. Whether you want to become a police officer, or work as an FBI agent, learn about education requirements, salary ranges, and more in our Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Career Center.

Forensics Careers

Whether it's forensic psychology, ballistics, computer forensics or DNA analysis, forensic experts are always on the cutting edge of the most recent scientific developments. Learn about training and career opportunities in our Forensic Science Career Guide.

Careers in Corrections

Once criminals go to jail the work doesn't stop...it's just the beginning. Criminals are in prison to pay their debt to society, but there's a lot that happens to reform criminals and make sure they don't recommit crimes.

Learn about top corrections careers like these:

Paralegal USA

Learn about being a paralegal across the U.S., from New York to California, and Minnesota to Florida.
 

Knowing where you want to practice can help you make the most of your paralegal training and certification.
 

Where Do You Want to Be a Paralegal?

The Witness Stand: Legal Community News

Keep up with the latest criminal justice and paralegal news, gossip and trends. Read these recent posts on the Witness Stand.