Jail Pro Lesson Summaries
2021 Lesson 7: Caselaw Update
This lesson provides legal training for jailers and correctional officers through an analysis of three Target Cases answering the following questions:
When can the use of spit masks result in liability to jail officials and to their government employers?
Does an inmate’s constitutional right to wear his hair at any length shield the inmate from the consequences for violating the jail's hair length policy?
Can a jailer/deputy-sheriff be held liable in a civil suit by members of the public who were traumatized by an inmate who, due to the jailer’s negligence, gains possession of the jailer’s gun?