Task Name: Phase 3 Discussion Board Deliverable Length: 2 parts: See assignment details Details: Reminder: Initial Discussion Board posts due by Wednesday, responses due by Sunday Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion boar

Task Name: Phase 3 Discussion Board
Deliverable Length: 2 parts: See assignment details
Details:

Reminder: Initial Discussion Board posts due by Wednesday, responses due by Sunday

Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion board posting by Wednesday of each week. Discussion posts will be graded and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

Students are expected to post their responses to peers by Sunday. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:

  • What are the most significant sources of correctional law? Explain why.
  • Which Amendment in the Bill of Rights do you feel is the most important with regard to the rights of incarcerated individuals? Explain your reasoning.
    • Discuss the major constitutional Amendments that protect inmate rights.
  • What major issues exist with regard to the legality of corrections programs? Explain.
    • Do you feel that prisoners should be allowed recreational programs? Why or why not?
    • Do you feel that prisoners should be allowed various types of luxuries such as television, reading materials, and so on? Why or why not?
  • What do you think constitutes cruel and unusual punishment in a correctional environment? Explain.
  • How do you feel about medical care provided to prisoners? Explain.
    • Should there be any restrictions? Why or why not?