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Legal Issues in Today’s Jail: Medical Care

June 27, 2018 @ 1:00pm Eastern

The duty to provide medical care is one of the greatest challenges within any institution with inmates presenting with high rates of chronic, complex illnesses, drug and alcohol abuse and mental illness. This webinar will focus on the leading Supreme Court decision of Estelle v. Gamble, which established the standard by which all medical claims are evaluated under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.

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Legal Issues in Today’s Jail: Conditions of Confinement

Legal Issues in Today’s Jail: Conditions of Confinement
May 16, 2018 @ 12:00pm Eastern

The Eighth Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment protects against the deprivation of an inmate’s essential human needs to include but not limited to food, clothing, medical care, exercise, sanitation, the duty to provide reasonable protection and other health and safety threatening conditions.

This webinar will review the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding conditions of confinement, specifically analyzing the deliberate indifference test and how it presents in a correctional setting.

Legal Issues in Today’s Jails: Search and Seizure

Legal Issues in Today’s Jails: Search and Seizure
April 18, 2018 @ 12:00pm Eastern

The United States Supreme Court has given great guidance regarding searches in the custodial setting of a jail distinct from the search requirements used for law enforcement. A thorough review of the leading Supreme Court decisions and their applications will be discussed. Searches of clothing, property, cells and personal searches to include pat and strip searches will be the focus of this webinar.

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