PLS Jail Pro

2022 Lesson 7: Caselaw Update

Legal

Release Date: 

7/1/2022

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

  • When may a jailer be held individually liable for failing to protect a pretrial detainee from a physical attack by an inmate?

  • Are inmates entitled to receive informed consent before undergoing medical procedures?

  • Under the Prison Litigation Reform Act, what occurs if the court finds that an inmate has filed three or more lawsuits that are deemed to be frivolous, malicious, or do not state a proper claim?