Content of the Webinar:
This webinar focuses on the liability of agencies, staff and others for sexual abuse of people in custody. During the webinar, Professor Brenda Smith will:
- Review the legal issues involved in legal liability including the national PREA Standards and applicable state and federal law protecting inmates and residents from sexual abuse
- Illustrate legal liability in different settings and scenarios using case law decisions
- Discuss different elements of liability for municipalities, officials, individuals and staff
- Identify steps agencies can take to address potential liability.
Who Should Attend:
This webinar is open to all correctional professionals from adult prisons and jails, lock-ups, juvenile justice agencies and community corrections facilities, as well as civil litigation attorneys, prosecutors and community advocates.