Legal Aspects of Corrections Management

ISBN-10: 0763725455

ISBN-13: 9780763725457

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Clair A. Cripe

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Legal Aspects of Corrections Management, Second Edition is designed as a primary text in a Correctional Law or Prison Management course in Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, or Sociology (Criminology) programs. It can also serve as a supplemental text for any course relating to prison operations and for courses covering constitutional law and criminal justice issues. The book is also beneficial to correctional agencies (in their training courses or in reference libraries), providing information on the current state of correctional law.
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List price: $209.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 10/8/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 526
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Sources of corrections law
An introduction to the law and to the legal aspects of corrections management
Corrections and the criminal justice system
Habeas, torts, and section 1983
Going to court
Constitutional law of corrections
A general view of prisoners' rights under the Constitution
Access to courts
First Amendment : inmate mail
First Amendment : inmate association rights and visiting
First Amendment : religion
Fourth Amendment : search and seizure, and privacy
Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments : due process - inmate discipline
Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments : due process - classification, transfers, personal injuries, and property loss
Fourteenth Amendment : equal protection - female offenders and others
Eighth Amendment : the death penalty and other sentencing issues
Eighth Amendment : conditions of confinement - cruel and unusual punishment
Eighth Amendment : health care
Probation and parole, community corrections, and fines
Statutory and administrative law, jails, juveniles, privatization, and other special issues in corrections
Statutory and administrative law
Federal statutes : equal employment, disabilities, and tort claims
Juveniles and young offenders
Privatization issues in corrections
Loss of rights of convicted persons
In conclusion : a postscript
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