CJUS 325 Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

3 credits, Fall and Spring

Examines civil liability issues at the local, state, and federal law levels. Students develop better awareness of the liability risks relative to criminal justice service by learning proactive protocols that may minimize personal and organizational liability risks related to 1983 actions, wrongful death actions, and various personnel laws including ADA, EEOC, age and sex discrimination and sexual harassment.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in CJUS 220, CJUS 275, and CJUS 280