Jail Pro Lesson Summaries
2023 Lesson 9: 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 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?