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Jail Pro Lesson Summaries
2021 Lesson 6: Caselaw Update
This lesson provides legal training for jailers and correctional officers through an analysis of three Target Cases answering the following questions:
- When will jail officials have immunity from a lawsuit that is based on the wrongful death of an inmate who was exhibiting heroine withdrawal symptoms?
- When must jail officials accommodate an inmate’s religious practice?
- When will jailers who restrain a person in a prone position be entitled to qualified immunity from a lawsuit alleging excessive force?
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