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Jail Pro Lesson Summaries

2023 Lesson 6: 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:

  • When can a jail’s policies, customs, and practices be deliberately indifferent to the risk that an inmate will attempt suicide?

  • When can a jail’s grievance procedures be too complicated?

  • When can jailers be liable for mistakenly detaining an inmate?

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