ADMJ 57 - Introduction to Corrections

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This course provides a history and critical analysis of punishment, the various types of punishment, alternatives to punishment, and the impact of punishment on the criminal justice system, corrections. Students embark upon a critical examination of types of correctional institutions, inmates, and an examination of contemporary correctional issues.

Students critically examine types of correctional institutions, inmates, and contemporary correctional issues, as they gain a behind-the-scenes look into the world of corrections with a seasoned veteran as their guide.


ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTORMarion Spearman

With over 28 years of experience working in California’s prison system, Soledad Prison Warden Marion Spearman is well qualified to lead students through a history and critical analysis of punishment, including types of punishment, alternatives, and its impact on our criminal justice system.