Jail Pro Lesson Summaries
2022 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:
What does the term “gender dysphoria” mean; and what is one of the most common reasons courts dismiss lawsuits brought by inmates against jail officials?
What are the civil consequences to a county when evidence in an inmate suicide case shows that jailers were not adequately trained in suicide prevention?
What evidence will support a successful claim of excessive use of force against a jailer?