Mar 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

CRJU 130 - Introduction to Corrections

4 CR
The historical development and philosophy of corrections, the development of corrections in the United States, current reforms and approaches in modern corrections (including the concepts of probation, parole, minimum security and maximum security), and the work of related social agencies will also be examined. This course also examines legal issues related to the history of corrections; the impact of the US Constitution on certain case law, and historical philosophies behind the courts decisions about prisoner rights and how prisoners should be supervised.