A review of the Constitution, Bill of Rights, civil rights of institutional inmates and those under supervision; legal authority and responsibilities of institutional, probation and parole officers; procedural law with an explanation of the court systems of the U.S. at all levels, emphasizing adversary proceedings in the criminal and civil courts as they apply to corrections. Three class hours.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of CRJ 101 and CRJ 103.
Course Offered Spring only
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Fall Semester 2014