Lesson Seven: Chapters 11 and 12
Q1. What is a ‘supermax’ prison? What is the criticisms of supermax prisons?
Q2. Do you feel placing inmates in a supermax prison would violate their 8th Amendment rights? What does the 8th Amendment protect us from?
Q1. Back to the question of ‘discretion’. Now that you have read Chapter 12…how do COs have discretion similar to police officers and court personnel? What do you feel is the biggest reason for that?
Q2. What are two areas that probation and parole officers have discretion?