By Dr. Gary Deel
Free will might not be an illusion after all. Just because we haven’t yet found a scientific explanation to support free will doesn’t mean we never will.
Dr. Gary Deel
What's the hotel's responsibility for a security officer who assaulted a young man? Did the hotel properly vet him during the hiring process?
By Jennifer Bucholtz, criminal justice and forensic science faculty member at American Military University
Split-second decisions are a given in a time of war. Military members—from top-ranking generals to platoon leaders to brand-new soldiers—are trained extensively on how to react to myriad scenarios with precision and logic.
By Anthony Mangeri, faculty member, Emergency and Disaster Management Program at American Military University
There have been several stories of public safety personnel, on and off duty, failing to meet the response expectations of their community. The incident in the District of Columbia involving a 77-year old man who died outside a fire station brought into focus emergency responders’ legal duty to act versus expectations by the communities we serve to aid those who ask for help.
By Jon Hager, adjunct professor of criminal justice at American Public University
One of the first documented cases of the death of a child as a result of veganism dates back to 2001 in the United Kingdom. In this particular case, the parents of the nine-month-old girl plead guilty.
By Tamara Herdener, professor of Legal Studies at American Public University
As with many aspects of the American legal system, the question of whether or not police can collect DNA upon arrest is answered by balancing interests. The legal scale weighs how much such collection intrudes on an individual’s privacy interests with how much such collection advances government interests of preventing and solving crimes.