Jail Pro Lesson Summaries
2021 Lesson 10: Caselaw Update
This lesson provides legal training for jailers and correctional officers through an analysis of three Target Cases answering the following questions:
What constitutes an unconstitutional strip search upon which a county can be held liable for money damages?
Why is it always a bad idea to have sex with an inmate?
What rights does an inmate have against being sexually assaulted by a jailer?
Do inmates of county jails have a right to vote while incarcerated?
Are jail officials responsible for helping inmates who have requested their assistance in obtaining an absentee ballot?
Are jail officials who prevent jail inmates from exercising their right to vote shielded from liability under the doctrine of qualified immunity?