Jail Pro Lesson Summaries
2023 Lesson 2: Caselaw Update
This lesson provides legal training for jailers and correctional officers through an analysis of three Target Cases answering the following questions:
When can a pre-trial detainee’s confinement constitute unconstitutional punishment?
When may jailers rely on a medical professional’s judgment as to appropriate medical care for an inmate?
Can jailers continue to detain an individual—to check the individual’s immigration status—after he or she is supposed to be released?