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Law & Criminology

Every industry is impacted and influenced by the field of law and criminology in some way. A common misconception is that you must be a legal expert to navigate the legalities of your industry. Using these articles, tips, and how-to guides from the Northeastern community, you can learn to apply your legal knowledge into real-world situations that affect your industry on a daily basis.

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January 9, 2020

Military Disability Cases Offer New Perspective on Compensation for Discrimination

Read an exerpt from a Northeastern Doctor of Law and Policy student's thesis which examines discrimination in the military and current compensation models.

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December 26, 2019

Doctor of Law & Policy: 5 Tips for Choosing Your Dissertation Topic

Kimberly Larson, director of Northeastern's Doctor of Law and Policy program, shares her advice for students when choosing a dissertation topic.

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November 26, 2019

What Is Data Privacy?

Learn more about data privacy laws and how organizations can prepare for the future of data privacy to meet emerging regulatory changes.

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September 5, 2019

What Can You Do With a Master of Legal Studies Degree?

What exactly is a Master of Legal Studies, and how can you apply it? Here, we explore the ways that graduates leverage their MLS.

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May 28, 2019

Working in the Compliance Industry: What You Need to Know

Looking for a job in the compliance industry? Here’s what you need to know about the skills that are in demand and the regulations that matter most.

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May 2, 2019

Is a Law Degree Worth It? 3 Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Path

Uncover the core differences between the JD, LLM, and MLS degrees, and the 3 factors you should consider when choosing which is right for you.

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June 29, 2018

Use These 9 Free Legal Templates to Protect Your Business

Virtually everyone needs to have at least a basic understanding of the law, but not all businesses can afford legal counsel. Here are templates every business owner can leverage, as well as common pitfalls to avoid.

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June 5, 2018

Healthcare Law: Navigating Our Complex System

Josh Abrams, adjunct professor at Northeastern University's School of Law, outlines the fundamentals of healthcare law in the U.S.

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May 24, 2018

Common Legal Terms All Non-Lawyers Should Know

Explore the most common legal terms every non-lawyer professional should know to be more effective in his or her role.

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May 15, 2018

Is a Master of Legal Studies Worth It?

Are you considering earning a Master of Legal Studies, but don't if it's worth the investment? Here we outline the benefits of pursuing an MLS.

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