PLS Jail Pro
2021 Lesson 12: Caselaw Update
This lesson provides legal training for jailers and correctional officers through an analysis of three Target Cases answering the following questions:
-Under what conditions may jail officials restrict an inmate’s visiting privileges with their minor children?
-When may an inmate carry a cane inside a jail?
-What are legitimate penological reasons supporting a jailer’s decision to confiscate an inmate’s cane?
-What constitutional rights may be implicated when a jailer confiscates an inmate’s cane?
-Do pregnant inmates have a constitutional right not to be shackled during labor, delivery, and postpartum recovery?
-What are the risks to a pregnant inmate when using shackles during labor, delivery, and postpartum recovery?
-When may it be appropriate to use shackles during labor, delivery, and postpartum recovery?