Legal Studies & Public Policy

The Purdue Global blog offers the latest public policy and legal studies education news, practical career advice, and tips for succeeding as an online student. Our articles can help you explore career options, examine the latest trends in legal studies and public policy, and grow in your profession.

3 Trends Shaping the Future of the Legal Services Industry

Learn the 3 legal industry trends influencing the field right now and how they might affect your career.

What Can You Do With an Environmental Policy Degree?

Learn about the versatility of an environmental policy degree and seven common careers associated with it.

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What Does a Paralegal Do?

Paralegals help attorneys prepare for trial, file briefs and appeals, draft legal documents, schedule depositions, and more.

8 Non-Lawyer Jobs in the Legal Field

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the legal field, but you don’t want to become a lawyer? Explore these non-lawyer legal careers.

Parental Leave in the United States: A Guide for New and Expecting Parents

The United States is the only industrialized nation with no federally mandated paid leave.

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