Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections

Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections

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ISBN-13: 9781593453015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/2005
Edition description: Book & CD-ROM
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Rolando V. del Carmen retired in 2011 as Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice (Law) in the College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University. He has authored numerous books and articles in various areas of law related to criminal justice. He has won all three major awards given by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and has taught numerous graduate and undergraduate classes in law and has been a mentor and friend to many of his students.

Susan E. Ritter is Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Texas, Brownsville. She specializes in correctional law as well as other corrections and criminal justice issues, many relating to female offending. She holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University, an M.A. in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas, Arlington, and a B.S. in Government/Sociology from Texas Woman’s University.

Betsy A. Witt is Professor of Criminal Justice at Limestone College. She has been in education for more than 20 years, teaching at various universities. She has co-authored four texts relating to correctional law, juvenile law, jails, and probation, and is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Juvenile and Corrections Sections. She holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, an M.A. in Criminology, and B.S. in Criminology and Corrections from Sam Houston State University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Prisons and Jails

A. Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act

B. Clemency and Commutation

C. Conditions of Confinement–In General

D. Conditions of Confinement–Double Celling

E. Consent Decree–Modification

F. Court Access

G. Counsel

H. Damages and Defenses

I. Disciplinary Hearings

J. Discrimination Based on Money

K. Discrimination Based on Race

L. Due Process M. Force–Use of Deadly Force in Correctional Facilities

N. Force–Use of Nondeadly Force in Correctional Facilities

O. Habeas Corpus

P. Prison Litigation Reform Act

Q. Mail and the First Amendment

R. Medical Care and Psychological Treatment

S. Freedom of the Press

T. Protection of Inmates from Injury

U. Religion

V. Searches and Seizures

W. Administrative Segregation

X. Punitive Segregation

Y. Self-Incrimination

Z. Transfer

AA. Union Membership and Activities

BB. Visitation

Chapter 2: Probation

Chapter 3: Parole

Chapter 4: Death Penalty

A. History and Foundation Cases

B. Discrimination—Racial

C. Mentally Impaired Defendants

D. Juveniles

E. Juries and Jurors

F. Counsel

G. Due Process

H. Aggravating and Mitigating Circumstances

I. Appeals and Habeas Corpus

J. Cruel and Unusual Punishment

K. Other Issues

Chapter 5: Juvenile Justice

Chapter 6: Sexual Assault Offender Laws

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