Guide to Public Lands

Federal agencies and administrations can influence priorities in public land management, from resource extraction to recreation.

What Is a J.D. Degree or a Juris Doctor?

The path to become a lawyer is rigorous, and it requires extensive training and education, including earning a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) While every J.D. program is different, there are standard requirements you should expect to meet before applying. These requirements, as well as common coursework and what you can do with a J.D. degree are examined in more detail.

How To Become a Lawyer

As you explore a possible law career, familiarize yourself with the steps you need to take to become a lawyer. This how-to guide will help you start thinking about education and post-education requirements to become a lawyer, as well as job opportunities in the field.

How Much Privacy Do You Have Online?

In July 2018, California became the first state to enact a digital privacy law that provides protections for consumers to control how their information is collected and used by companies. While some businesses may see the regulation as too restrictive, supporters say it is necessary to protect customers in the digital world. We’ve been using the internet for decades, but the concept of privacy still lacks a modern application to the online world. Digital privacy, therefore, remains a legal frontier. Though the internet and social media have been used by the public for decades, the concept of privacy still lacks […]