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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Trends and Challenges in Inmate Litigation

Start Date: 6/16/2021 1:00 PM EDT
End Date: 6/16/2021 2:00 PM EDT


Organization Name: American Jail Association

Contact:
Lori
Email: lorib@aja.org
Phone: (301) 790-3930

Webinar:June 16, 2021
1:00 - 2:00 PM

Event Sponsored by LexisNexis 
 

Speaker:
Professor Margo Schlanger 
 
Title:
Trends and challenges in inmate litigation
Summary:
Please join LexisNexis for a webinar with Professor Margo Schlanger who is a leading authority on inmate litigation and conditions of confinement. This informative webinar will offer insights and perspective on the most common legal issues facing sheriffs and jail administrators today. The session will start with information about overall trends in inmate litigation filings and outcomes , including variation by state. Then it will explore recent hot topics and commonly litigated issues including:
  • COVID protocols – CDC guidelines, implementation, and the evolving law on “deliberate indifference”
  • Hepatitis C treatment and recent settlement trends
  • Americans with Disabilities Act and the requirement of reasonable modification to policies and procedures to provide equal access to programs, services, and activities
  • Transgender issues – gender presentation and impacts within the facility
  • Grievance system guidelines and policy communication to reduce legal burden and litigation
  • Access to the courts—providing inmates with adequate legal resources such as law libraries

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 6/16/2021 12:00 PM

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