Legal Aspects Of Corrections Management / Edition 3

Legal Aspects Of Corrections Management / Edition 3

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by Clair A. Cripe, Michael G. Pearlman, Daryl Kosiak
     
 

ISBN-10: 1449639402

ISBN-13: 9781449639402

Pub. Date: 02/15/2012

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

This updated third edition of Legal Aspects of Corrections Management provides a current, informative, and reader-friendly discussion of the contemporary legal issues impacting corrections management. Through the use of case law, this text provides readers with a practical understanding of how the First, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments relate to the…  See more details below

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This updated third edition of Legal Aspects of Corrections Management provides a current, informative, and reader-friendly discussion of the contemporary legal issues impacting corrections management. Through the use of case law, this text provides readers with a practical understanding of how the First, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments relate to the day-to-day issues of running a prison, jail, and other corrections programs, such as probation and parole. The authors' combined corrections experience included such positions as General Counsel, Regional Counsel, and Correctional Program Officer, as well as working within corrections facilities. Their work involved advising corrections staff and management on the legal issues associated with policies and procedures. The authors also have extensive teaching experience in corrections law, the criminal justice system, and criminology. The benefits of such experiences are reflected in the comprehensive coverage of topics in this accessible and updated Third Edition.

New to the Third Edition:
-Cases and statistical information have been thoroughly updated.
-Contains many new photos and figures throughout
-New sections include:
*Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (RLUIPA)
*Double Jeopardy
*DNA Collection
*Searches of Non-Inmates
*Legal Challenges to the Method of Execution
*Standards of Employee Conduct
*Fair Labor Standards Act
*Portal-to-Portal Act
*Title VII and Inmate-Created Hostile Work Environment
*The Americans with Disabilities Act
*Death Penalty for Juvenile Offenders

Key Features:
-Includes engaging real-world examples of common problems and occurrences in corrections to provide students and practitioners with a good understanding of the legal aspects of corrections management.
-Provides insight into the legal steps that should be anticipated in a correctional lawsuit.
-Provides an accessible and easy-to-understand collection of Supreme Court and significant lower court rulings on key issues in corrections. With the focus on Supreme Court cases, the text has applicability nationwide.
-Focuses on constitutional issues affecting such areas as inmate correspondence, visiting, and religion (First Amendment); search and seizure, privacy (Fourth Amendment); due process (Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments); equal protection (Fourteenth Amendment); and the death penalty, conditions of confinement (cruel and unusual punishment), and health care (Eighth Amendment).
-Includes coverage of statutory and administrative law, as well as chapters on probation and parole, jails, juveniles, privatization, and the loss of rights of convicted persons.
-Includes examples of relevant documents, such as a civil complaint; a sample presentence investigation report; a listing of inmate rights and responsibilities; of misconduct charges; and of mission statements for departments of corrections.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449639402
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
02/15/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
616
Sales rank:
86,274
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. ISources of corrections law1
1An introduction to the law and to the legal aspects of corrections management3
2Corrections and the criminal justice system21
3Habeas, torts, and section 198359
4Going to court77
Pt. IIConstitutional law of corrections91
5A general view of prisoners' rights under the Constitution95
6Access to courts119
7First Amendment : inmate mail137
8First Amendment : inmate association rights and visiting155
9First Amendment : religion173
10Fourth Amendment : search and seizure, and privacy193
11Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments : due process - inmate discipline209
12Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments : due process - classification, transfers, personal injuries, and property loss237
13Fourteenth Amendment : equal protection - female offenders and others261
14Eighth Amendment : the death penalty and other sentencing issues273
15Eighth Amendment : conditions of confinement - cruel and unusual punishment289
16Eighth Amendment : health care319
17Probation and parole, community corrections, and fines345
Pt. IIIStatutory and administrative law, jails, juveniles, privatization, and other special issues in corrections379
18Statutory and administrative law381
19Federal statutes : equal employment, disabilities, and tort claims401
20Jails419
21Juveniles and young offenders437
22Privatization issues in corrections453
23Loss of rights of convicted persons473
24In conclusion : a postscript491

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thorough, up-to-date (2012) coverage of the law of corrections.