Jail Pro Lesson Summaries
2023 Lesson 11: Caselaw Update
This lesson provides legal training for jailers and correctional officers through an analysis of three Target Cases answering the following questions:
When do an inmate’s conditions of confinement violate the inmate’s constitutional rights?
When can confiscating an inmate’s personal property substantially burden the inmate’s First Amendment right to free exercise of religion?
When does a jailer’s lack of response to an inmate’s medical needs constitute deliberate indifference? And, when has an inmate’s rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act have been violated?