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Jail Pro Lesson Summaries

2023 Lesson 7: 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 do jail officials have a duty to place an inmate in protective custody?

  • What circumstances constitute excessive use of force?

  • When do inmates have a protected property interest in items in their cells?

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