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A man just released from prison ponders what to do next
Once an individual has been found guilty and sentenced to prison, many people assume that he or she has, or should have, no rights.  Until the 1960s, this was true to some extent.  Before the 1960s, federal and state courts refused to hear prisoners’ rights cases or decided those cases in such a way that...
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The Constitution of the United States on a table, the 1st Amendment visible
Prisoners’ rights cases concerning religion are about religious practices, not religious beliefs.  Some practices heard by courts include wearing religious jewelry, wearing hair a certain way, refusing to take a shower in front of others, demanding that the prison allow a sweat lodge to be built, wearing a head covering, demanding the prison provide a pork-free...
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Phillip Wayne Bramblett
I first attended Eastern Kentucky University after graduating high school in the Fall of 1970. I, like other freshmen in college focused more on the social life than on school work and ultimately dropped out before the end of the first semester. In the late 1980's, after being laid off from a job, I realized...
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Pillars of a criminal justice building
"Everyone from the admissions staff to the instructors here are so enthusiastic about my education. The faculty at EKU really have made the material come alive. I feel involved with EKU even though I have never stepped foot on the campus."
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Pillars of a criminal justice building
"I have enjoyed my classes. The teachers are great. The courses are easy to access, and the format is easy to understand."
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Ryan Fletcher
"I have had a wonderful learning experience in the EKU Online master's degree program. My knowledge and love for studying the criminal justice system has grown immensely!  The professors are all excellent and the staff has always been amazing about making sure everything goes smoothly. I would definitely recommend this program to anyone who  wants to...
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Pillars of a criminal justice building
"I found EKU’s Correctional/Juvenile Justice Graduate Studies Program to be challenging yet very rewarding. The program allowed me to learn from faculty who were experts in their field and then be able to apply what I learned in my own career. The program is designed with student success in mind – from the convenient online...
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Pillars of a criminal justice building
"My name is Kelly Cline and I am a Juvenile Counselor with the Department of Juvenile Justice. I graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with both my undergraduate and graduate degrees in Correctional and Juvenile Justice Studies. I always knew throughout school that I wanted to work with at-risk youth in my community but didn’t know...
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