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The Mythical Damsel in Distress and her Partner: Trauma

The Mythical Damsel in Distress and her Partner: Trauma

February 02

The Mythical Damsel in Distress and her Partner: Trauma

By Glenn Lipson, PhD Professor, California School of Professional Psychology The intersection of psychology and criminal justice is synergistic for our understanding of behavior. A topic drawing more attention is the behavior of the alleged victims of inappropriate conduct. The behavior of the survivors sometimes baffles those attempting to understand what has occurred.  The expectations that law enforcement or counselors may have that abuse victims […]

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November 09

Areas of Law for J.D. Students

While the vision of a power suit-clad lawyer arguing a brilliant case in front of judge and jury may be a familiar one if you’re a fan of primetime television, this is far from an accurate depiction of real employment for most people in the legal field. Lawyers comprise a breadth and depth of specialties — each with their own unique area of legal expertise. […]

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April 08

RSVP NOW – Bridging the Gap Between Policing and Minority Communities

Date: April 13, 2016 Time: 5:30 – 8:00 pm Where: Alliant – Irvine Campus Room 319/320 Free event to all, refreshments will be from 5:30-6 pm RSVP at express.alliant.edu/event/april13 Across the country, we’ve seen clashes between police and underrepresented communities. How is the situation in Irvine? What perspectives are there? How can we discuss concerns we have? This difficult dialogue will bring together community and […]

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March 02

Preventing Mass Violence through Digital Leakage

After a mass shooting we frequently discover the digital red flags that announced the crime to be committed.  Cyber data gathering and assessment is vital to prevention and sustaining community health. Many of the past decade’s mass shootings might have been prevented— along with millions of cases of sex crimes, stalking, and human trafficking— with access to the perpetrators digital persona and digitally documented planning. […]

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February 12

2016 NHSC Loan Repayment Program

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is now accepting 2016 applications for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. The deadline for applications is April 5, 2016. Purpose ·        The purpose of the NHSC Loan Repayment Program is to recruit and retain medical, nursing, dental, and behavioral/mental health clinicians in eligible communities of need designated as health professional shortage areas. Primary care medical, […]

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November 10

Veteran’s Day

People often confuse Veterans Day and Memorial Day. Both are federal holidays established to honor the men and women who have worn the uniform of the military forces of the United States of America. There are five U.S. military forces—Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines Corps, and Navy—and those who served honorably in the military are called “veterans.” Memorial Day, observed on the last Monday […]

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November 09

What Can I Do with a Criminal Justice Degree?

A criminal justice degree provides students with the foundation to succeed in a variety of careers. From law enforcement to the legal system, public service to private practices, graduates of a criminal justice program can seek employment in a wide range of career fields. Below are a few divisions of criminal justice – and career options within those fields – that criminal justice majors can […]

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May 20

Bridging The Gap Event a Huge Success

Recently, Alliant Fresno, I-Merit and SGA held an event called “Bridging the Gap Between Communities of Color and Police.” This forum was in response to the current racial climate in the U.S. and was an opportunity for community members, academics and the police to come together to talk about important issues such as racial profiling and community-police relationships. There were also discussions about positive change […]

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April 07

Governor Jerry Brown Appoints Alliant SFLS Alumna to Superior Court

San Francisco Law School alumna Sharon Reardon has been appointed to the San Francisco Superior Court by Governor Jerry Brown. Reardon has served as an assistant district attorney in the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office since 1998. She previously was an associate at the law office of James P. Collins, who is now a San Francisco County Superior Court judge. Reardon earned a law degree […]

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