PLS Jail Pro

2020 Lesson 3: Caselaw Update

Legal

Release Date: 

10/1/2020

This is an online legal studies course. The first of the three Target Cases comprising this lesson was decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in which a pretrial detainee sued the county sheriff and several jailers for failing to supply them with an adequate supply of water. The second case was decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in which jailers were sued for failing to properly accommodate a wheelchair bound prisoner. The third case was decided by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in which an inmate sued jailers  and argued that they had acted with deliberate indifference to his acute medical need.

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