PLS Jail Pro

2022 Lesson 1: Caselaw Update

Legal

Release Date: 

1/1/2022

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

-Under what conditions will jail officials be held liable for violating an inmate’s constitutional rights to a requested religious diet?

-When must a jail accommodate an inmate’s hearing disability? 

-What are examples of appropriate auxiliary aids and services that may be offered to hearing-impaired inmates to allow them to participate in services, programs, or activities conducted within a jail?

-When are inmates entitled to receive damages for violations of their rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act?