Jail Pro Lesson Summaries
2021 Lesson 8: Caselaw Update
This lesson provides legal training for jailers and correctional officers through an analysis of three Target Cases answering the following questions:
Under what circumstances can jailers be held liable for failing to protect a transgender inmate from suffering injuries inflicted by another inmate, and then for failing to provide the injured inmate with medical care?
What should jail officials know about extraditions so that they do not violate an inmate’s constitutional rights and subject themselves to civil liability?
When can a county be liable for failing to train its jailers?