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Jail Pro Lesson Summaries

2022 Lesson 10: 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 may a hiring supervisor be liable for a jailer’s sexual abuse of a pretrial detainee?

  • Are detainees entitled to any First Amendment freedom of speech protection regarding their legal mail?

  • When are jail supervisors and the county liable for the death of a pretrial detainee at the hands of a cellmate?

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