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CRJ 296V - Topic: The Prisoner as Citizen: Civil Rights Behind Bars
Course Description: The way a country treats its prisoners tells us a lot about that country and their commitment to protecting all citizens' civil rights and basic human rights. Reading will examine the dramatic historical evolution of the legal treatment of prisoner's in the US; how courts have applied the Bill of Rights on different issues central to prison life. Discussions will also focus on the treatment of political prisoners and prisoners around the world.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Criminal Justice Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: