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  • 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
  • Liability Issues in Community Service Sanctions

    This report covers liability issues in community service sanctions.
  • Managing Conflict in the Workplace [Satellite/Internet Broadcast on April 7, 1999]

    Among the more difficult challenges existing within personnel management is conflict resolution.
  • Application and Use of Restraints in Custody: Reducing the Risk [Videoconference Held April 19, 2000]

    This presentation will increase the user's understanding of the risks associated with the use of restraints, tools to reduce risk, and the proper w
  • Avoiding Your Day in Court -- Addressing Training Liability Through Defensible Strategies

    Liability issues related to correctional training programs are discussed. Participants will be able to:
  • 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).
  • Managing Risk in Jails

    "This manual will help jails both to understand risk and its implication for jails and to develop a formal, effective risk management program that
  • Civil Liabilities and Other Legal Issues for Probation/Parole Officers and Supervisors: 4th Edition

    The legal liabilities that probation and parole officers face as they perform their duties are explained.
  • Civil Liability for the Use of Neck Restraints

    Neck restraints are a valuable but sometimes still controversial procedure for the use of force by police officers and correctional personnel ...
  • Civil Liability for Inadequate Prisoner Medical Care: Eye and Vision Related

    "Jails and prisons are constitutionally mandated to provide adequate medical care to those in their care, since prisoners and detainees cannot seek
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