Civil Liability Issues in Corrections / Edition 1

Civil Liability Issues in Corrections / Edition 1

by Darrell L. Ross
     
 

Civil Liability in Corrections reviews over 100 U.S. Supreme Court decisions and provides an assessment of numerous lower courts' decisions. The book integrates case analysis and prior liability research while covering topics such as the use of force, cross-gender supervision, deaths in custody, medical/psychiatric care, and employee litigation against correctional… See more details below

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Civil Liability in Corrections reviews over 100 U.S. Supreme Court decisions and provides an assessment of numerous lower courts' decisions. The book integrates case analysis and prior liability research while covering topics such as the use of force, cross-gender supervision, deaths in custody, medical/psychiatric care, and employee litigation against correctional managers. Also included are an examination of line level officer and administrative liability responsibilities; a discussion on how to build a defense against future litigation; and a look at policy, training, and supervisory concerns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594600838
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
651,804
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Overview of the trends and impact of prisoner litigation3
Ch. 2American law and the court system19
Ch. 3The evolution and restriction of prisoner rights41
Ch. 4Civil liability and the mechanics of Section 1983 actions69
Ch. 5Deliberate indifference and medical care97
Ch. 6Civil liability and the use of force125
Ch. 7Civil liability for claims of failure to protect and for prison/jail conditions157
Ch. 8Liability and wrongful custodial deaths187
Ch. 9Liability issues surrounding searches and segregation215
Ch. 10Correctional supervisor liability241
Ch. 11Civil liability and the impact on corrections273

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