Jail Pro Lesson Summaries
2023 Lesson 5: Caselaw Update
This lesson provides legal training for jailers and correctional officers through an analysis of three Target Cases answering the following questions:
How can jailers balance the need to intervene in a situation in which an inmate posed an immediate danger to himself with the need to wait for sufficient backup support so that the intervention could be made safely?
What are some reasonable steps jailers can take during an inmate hunger strike?
When can jail meals violate an inmate’s constitutional rights?