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Jail Pro Lesson Summaries

2023 Lesson 9: 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 jailers be liable for retaliating against an inmate for exercising his or her First Amendment rights?

  • What evidence will sustain a civil claim that jailers were deliberately indifferent to an inmate’s safety and medical needs?

  • When can handcuffing an inmate violate the inmate’s constitutional right to be free from an excessive use of force?

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