Legal Liability for Sexual Abuse of Individuals Under Custodial Supervision
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; and
- Identify steps agencies can take to address potential liability.