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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

CORR-103 Legal Issues in Corrections

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into ACRD 080 
This course provides an overview of the various procedural laws that have a direct impact upon the management of the convicted offender and the rights of prisoners. The law and the court process Constitutional law and various current legal topics are explored.

Course Outcomes
1. Define constitutional law that relates to search and seizure of physical evidence 2. Describe procedure law as it relates to the Administration of Justice process 3. Define the functions of the federal, district, appellate and Supreme Court 4. List inmate constitutional rights 5. Define section42, 1983 implications 6. Discuss current topics related to the legal issues in corrections