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NIC Legal Issues in Jails

Topics covered include: some religious issues in jails--head coverings, skirts, Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) and inmates claims, kosher diet, and sincere religious beliefs; Bits and Pieces—Rastafarian dreadlocks search, tobacco ban, and psychogenic polydipsia; and Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) enforcement.

Legal Issues in Jails 2013 Cover

Legal issues that impact jails are covered. Topics covered include: basics of the civil litigation process and jail liability reduction strategies; supervisor liability; Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) and "the sincerity test"; searches; the Affordable Care Act (ACA); national origin discrimination as applied to "limited-English proficient" (LEP) inmates; use of force; Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA); duty to protect; Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) sample training topics; and legal issues pertaining to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) inmates.

Legal Issues in Jails—2014 Cover
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