This course is a survey of the punishment phase of the criminal justice system, including the history, evolution, and process of American corrections. It provides an overview of corrections, including the persons, agencies, and organizations that manage criminals. Jails and prisons are described, including portrayals of inmates and their characteristics, and administrative operations. Other issues examined include overcrowding, inmate rights, privatization, female prisoners, juveniles and the emergence of community corrections.
CJA 383 Week 5 Learning Team Instructions The Corrections Task Force Project Program Presentation
CJA 383 Week 3 Team Assignment The Corrections Task Force Project Press Release
CJA 383 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment The Corrections Task Force Project Program Summary