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2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
2023-2024 Official General Catalog

CRJ 205 - Correctional Law (WE)

Introduces students to correctional law in the United States.  Includes history of court involvement in corrections and the rights of both offenders and corrections officers.  Examines major U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have changed correctional practices.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Explain the history of court involvement in the field of corrections.
  2. Identify major court decisions impacting corrections and describe their significance.
  3. Explain the importance of ethics throughout the corrections system.
  4. Demonstrate effective written communication skills.