Tag: Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Perspectives: The Boston Marathon Bombings

Friday, April 19, 2013
As we mourn the tragic events that plagued the Boston Marathon Monday we are reminded of the selfless and relentless work of those in law enforcement and public safety. read more
POSTED IN: News and Media
AUTHOR: Gretchen Fleming & Scott Brantley

UPDATE: Florida v. Jardines (U.S. Supreme Court Case)

Monday, April 01, 2013
We published an article about upcoming Supreme Court cases affecting law enforcement last fall, and the Supreme Court has now ruled on one of those cases on March 26.  The facts of the Jardines case are as follows: read more
POSTED IN: News and Media
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The Busiest & Brightest – How Laura Combs is blazing a trail to the top in record time

Thursday, March 21, 2013
Laura Combs is down to earth, easy to talk to and a constant reminder that anything’s possible – especially with enough determination and dedication.

For the past two years, she has been serving full time as a police officer in northeast Ohio, planning a wedding, juggling social obligations and working toward her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Chancellor University – often taking more classes than the standard full-time load. read more
POSTED IN: Education
AUTHOR: Libby Brandt

Supreme Court Case Update

Monday, November 26, 2012
US Supreme CourtAt a recent Webinar about the Criminal Justice program we briefly discussed a couple of recent U.S. Supreme Court cases of interest to both Criminal Justice majors and law enforcement officers.  Maybe you have some comments or opinions about the cases and a prediction as to how the Supreme Court will rule. read more
POSTED IN: News and Media
AUTHOR: Scott Brantley

Meet the Faculty: Scott Brantley

Thursday, November 08, 2012
Criminal Justice, Chancellor University Scott Brantley didn’t always envision himself as teacher, but instead, began his impressive career by attending law school. At the end of his first year, he was drafted into the army where he served for two and a half years before returning to finish his law degree. read more
POSTED IN: Admissions
AUTHOR: Libby Brandt

Thoughts On the Recent Attempted Federal Reserve Attack

Friday, October 19, 2012

Once again we find New York City a target for terrorist attacks.  The attempt on the Federal Reserve yesterday was the fifteenth plot averted by the authorities since September 11, 2001.

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POSTED IN: News and Media
AUTHOR: Gretchen Fleming & Scott Brantley

Entrapment

Monday, October 08, 2012
The word entrapment has been in the news lately. Here in Cleveland (home of Chancellor University), five (5) individuals were recently arrested and charged in federal court with conspiring to detonate a bomb(s) to destroy a bridge which handles a large amount of traffic and commuters each day.  One lawyer has openly professed his belief that his client was entrapped by the government to commit this offense.  Let’s discuss this defense and look at what the legal definition of entrapment is.  read more
POSTED IN: Education
AUTHOR: Scott Brantley

What Are the “Stand Your Ground” and “Castle Law” Doctrines? Are They the Same Thing?

Monday, October 08, 2012
This type of defense was first enacted in 2005 (in Florida) at the behest of the National Rifle Association (NRA). This law has recently come to light there in the Trayvon Martin case where George Zimmerman has been charged with second degree murder of Martin. His defense is that he used deadly force because the “stand your ground” law in Florida allowed for that. read more
POSTED IN: Education
AUTHOR: Scott Brantley
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