Criminal justice students can contribute to the research findings and help advance the field by participating in research. All students are required to participate in research as part of an intro course.
Any justice or justice-related professional at some point in their career will need to find primary legal resources, such a state or federal statute, or an appellate court case. There also are secondary legal sources that are useful, such as law journals or review articles.
In northern Nevada, there are two public law libraries:
If students are interested in learning more about legal resources and research, the Department of Criminal Justice offers a five-week, one-credit course each spring semester (CRJ 126: Legal Research and Method).