Constitutional legal issues
Jail Design and Operation and the Constitution: An Overview
The Constitution protects inmates in jails and prisons, and this paper discusses the continuing challenge of deciding what those protections mean i
Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 2000
This meeting focused primarily on topics related to the role of the jail in the local criminal justice system.
Supermax Prisons and the Constitution: Liability Concerns in the Extended Control Unit
A monograph "intended to help prisons operate ultra-high-security facilities in a way that minimizes liability in litigation" is presented (p. v).
Jails and the Constitution: An Overview
This publication "reviews the history of correctional law and summarizes the results and effects of major court decisions" (p. 4).
An Update on Jail Strip Searches of General Population Detainees
“In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 vote, decided Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders, #10-945, 132 S. Ct. 1510, 2012 U.S. Lexis 2712.
Constitutional Law--Cross-Gender Pat Searches: The Battle Between Inmates and Corrections Officers Enters the Courtroom
The issue of cross-gender pat searches is bound to impact a correctional agency.
Constitutional Implications of Restrictive Housing
"The prison setting imposes greater than normal restrictions on liberty, privacy, and communication.
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