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Jail Pro Lesson Summaries

2021 Lesson 5: Caselaw Update


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This lesson provides legal training for jailers and correctional officers through an analysis of three Target Cases answering the following questions: 

- When will a jail’s non-privileged correspondence rules violate the constitutional rights of inmates?

- When are jailers entitled to the protection of qualified immunity when their actions result in an inmate’s injury?

- When will law enforcement officials be denied qualified immunity for using a chokehold on someone they have in custody?

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