CRJU 4203 - Civil Liability for Criminal Justice Professionals
Prerequisite(s): 12 hours of CRJU courses; junior or senior standing.
Examines the growing prevalence of civil liability within the U.S. criminal justice system. Special emphasis is placed on liability for law enforcement and corrections professionals. Topics covered include the foundations for civil liability under state and federal law, use of force liability, medical care liability, damage recovery, and defenses to civil liability.