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Jail Pro Lesson Summaries

2022 Lesson 1: 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: 

  • Under what conditions will jail officials be held liable for violating an inmate’s constitutional rights to a requested religious diet?

  • When must a jail accommodate an inmate’s hearing disability? 

  • What are examples of appropriate auxiliary aids and services that may be offered to hearing-impaired inmates to allow them to participate in services, programs, or activities conducted within a jail?

  • When are inmates entitled to receive damages for violations of their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act?

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