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Jail Pro Lesson Summaries

2022 Lesson 9: 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:

  • What are a jail official’s responsibilities when a prisoner shows signs of “excited delirium”?

  • What consequences can jail officials impose on pretrial detainees who refuse to cooperate with practices implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19?

  • At what point will a delay in addressing a jail inmate’s serious medical needs constitute a constitutional violation?

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