PLS Jail Pro

2021 Lesson 5: Caselaw Update

Legal

Release Date: 

5/1/2021

This lesson provides legal training for jailers and correctional officers through an analysis of three Target Cases answering the following questions: 

-When will a jail’s non-privileged correspondence rules violate the constitutional rights of inmates?

-When are jailers entitled to the protection of qualified immunity when their actions result in an inmate’s injury?

-When will law enforcement officials be denied qualified immunity for using a chokehold on someone they have in custody?