PLS Jail Pro

2022 Lesson 2: Caselaw Update

Legal

Release Date: 

2/1/2022

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

-What obligation do jailers have to correctly determine an inmate’s gender when deciding where to house the inmate?

-How do jail inmate grievance processes operate? 

-Why is it important that jailers understand how their jail’s grievance process operates?

-What happens when a jail does not administer its own grievance process properly?

-Do inmates have a constitutional right to marry?

-What limitations can a jail constitutionally place on inmate requests to marry?