Title

Cross-Gender Supervision and Legal Liability

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

6-26-2014

Conference / Event Title

National PREA Resource Center (PRC); National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD); American University Washington College of Law (AUWCL)

Abstract

This webinar focuses on the legal liability of agencies and staff when engaging in cross-gender supervision and searches of people in custody. During the webinar, Prof. Smith will: (1) review the legal issues involved in cross gender supervision and searches including the national PREA Standards and applicable state and federal laws; (2) illustrate legal liability in different settings and scenarios using case law decisions; (3) discuss different elements of liability for municipalities, officials, individuals and staff; and (4) identify steps agencies can take to address potential liability.

Comments

Sponsored by U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)

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