Law of Corrections

This course is designed to introduce the student to the concepts of law related to the rights of the accused and convicted in the corrections environment, both pre-conviction and post-conviction. Topics include the constitutional rights of pretrial detainees and prisoners, remedies available for the violation of such rights, potential liability (civil and criminal) of corrections officials for violation of such rights and some practical applications of such principles. The course will utilize the case study method in combination with lectures and readings to achieve the stated goals.

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All Prerequisites/Co-requisites Required