CJS 230 Week 6-Assignment - Prisoner Rights

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Prisoner's RightsAxia University of PhoenixCJS 230The importance and purpose of prisoner rightsPrisoner rights are generally guaranteed by the 8th amendment of the U.S. Constitution. This amendment states that incarcerated persons are not to be subjected to "cruel and unusual punishment." However, there are several constitutional protections that an imprisoned individual loses. One notable right that is revoked for incarcerated persons is the protection against unwarranted searches and seizures. While those detained in prisons or jails do not typically have the same civil rights as free citizens, they are still protected under certain federal and state laws.Although an inmate is behind bars, with less freedom, their rights mirror constitutional rights in that they require institutions to provide inmates with a minimum standard level of treatment. While incarcerated, prisoners do not lose their constitutional rights to due process, appeals, and parole. Prisoner rights also protect individuals against discrimination, abuse, or other mistreatment on the basis of race, sex, religion, or national origin, and include the freedom of speech as well as religion.According to the Criminal Law, Law Source website, "Prisoner rights are generally guaranteed by the 8th amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Imprisonment is a part of a rehabilitative process and is not intended to pose any harm to a convicted criminal. Unfortunately, however, many prisoners suffer injury

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