Constitutional law is the branch of law relates the relationship between the judiciary, the legislature, and the executive. Constitutional law is responsible for setting out the government’s general operating framework. Constitutional laws usually determine the scope of the terms contained in constitutions, and their applications. Constitutional laws cover various areas of law, such as individual rights, relationships between various bodies of governments, legislative procedures, and legal structures among others.
For this reason, “constitutional laws affect public safety and individual rights associated with probation, parole, and correctional organizations” (Cohen, Danelski & Yalof, 2007). Constitutional law affects public safety in various ways. Constitutional law ensures personal security, personal liberty, and protection of both private and public property. For example, constitutional law gives a person the right not to killed, injured, or abused. Constitutional law also affects public safety by giving individuals the liberty of free movement, liberty of assembling peaceably, and to be secure in a person’s house or vehicle.
“Constitutional law also addresses the keeping and bearing of firearms, which plays a big role in public safety” (Barker & Barker, 1994). Constitutional law also affects individual rights associated with probation, parole, and correctional organizations. Constitutional law stipulates the rights that individuals have and those that are no longer have once they are on probation, parole, or have been sent to correctional organizations. An example is revoking the right to vote from individuals with felony convictions.
Constitutional law affects public safety and individual rights associated with probation, parole, and correctional organizations. This is because constitutional law is responsible for defining the terms and scope of application for various laws that deal with public safety and individual rights concerning probation, parole, and correctional organizations. References Barker, L. C. , & Barker, T. W. (1994). Civil liberties and the constitution: Cases and commentaries. New York: Prentice Hall. Cohen, W. , Danelski, D. J. , & Yalof, D. A. (2007). Constitutional law: Civil liberty and individual rights. New York: Foundation Press.