Emerging Trends: Legal Liability for Sexual Abuse in Custody

This 90-minute webinar discusses trends in legal liability for sexual abuse in custody. Focusing on two cases, Professor Brenda V. Smith, Director of the Project on Addressing Prison Rape offers a deep dive into factors that result in agency liability and damages for failure to prevent and address sexual abuse in custodial settings. There is a Q&A session after the presentation where participants can discussed best practices and shared strategies. We encourage agency leaders and correctional practitioners to share with their peers as this webinar will pay particular attention to areas of risk for correctional staff and agencies.

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National PREA Resource Center,
Professor Brenda V. Smith
Community Confinement
Juvenile Facility
Lockup Facility
Prisons and Jails