JUSTICE, LAW AND SOCIETY
Corrections and the Constitution (3)
Course Level: Undergraduate
Examination of the evolving relationship between correctional agencies and the U.S. Constitution. Landmark court decisions are reviewed within the framework of competing demands for fairness and crime control. Contemporary correctional issues and emerging innovations are presented and discussed in the context of cost, effectiveness, and constitutional guarantees and protections. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: JLS-104 and JLS-280.