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    Rights of Prisoners

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    I need notes to compile a 3-4pg paper on the following: The constitutional rights of prisoners may be held in abeyance during the time they are on probation or parole. They do not have the opportunity to interact with others who are also on probation and parole. The inmate, although on probation or parole, is still under the care, control, and custody of the department of corrections. One of the stipulations of his or her parole may be to refrain from interaction or contact with any other person who is a known felon. Why? What if this person was a family member? Why can some material that would normally be forbidden under the exclusionary rule be used to return a prisoner to prison or jail? Be sure to include references and citations in APA style.

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    Felons are prohibited from engaging in contact with other felons while on parole or probation because of federal and state probation and parole boards that specify that felons cannot congregate with other felons. The impetus for such a law is predicated upon the ideology that felons that congregate with other known felons are more prone to engage in criminal conduct. Therefore, this behavior is discouraged by probation and parole boards, and if violated, offenders may be sent back to jail or prison. The problem with these laws is that the overwhelming majority of felons are convicted of non-violent drug offenses, and a disproportionate number of felons are African American men. Figures and statistics show that African American men face a 1-11 chance of being convicted of a non-violent drug offense and ...

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