Author:
Open for Antiracism Program (OFAR)
Subject:
Law, Sociology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment, Syllabus
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Tags:
Administration of Justice, Antiracism, Open Pedagogy
License:
Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Downloadable docs

AOJ 144: Probation and Parole

Overview

In this course, you will analyze the essential elements of probation and parole by examining the history of sentencing and post-sentence release from its beginnings to the contemporary institution to which it has evolved. Integrated within this study, a variety of topics will be examined through an
antiracist lens. The juvenile justice system, probation administration, sentencing, community-based corrections, the theory of rehabilitation, probation and parole officers, special programs, intermediate sanctions, and the future trends and issues related to probation and parole will all be considered with a key focus on social justice.

Syllabus and Sample Assignment

In this course, you will analyze the essential elements of probation and parole by examining the history of sentencing and post-sentence release from its beginnings to the contemporary institution to which it has evolved. Integrated within this study, a variety of topics will be examined through an
antiracist lens. The juvenile justice system, probation administration, sentencing, community-based corrections, the theory of rehabilitation, probation and parole officers, special programs, intermediate sanctions, and the future trends and issues related to probation and parole will all be considered with a key focus on social justice.