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27Aug

NIJO Case Brief: Barnes v. Ahlman , 591 U. S. ____ (2020)

By Tate McCotter, NIJO Executive Director   Case Title and Date: Barnes v. Ahlman , 591 U. S. ____ (2020), No. 20A19; Application for emergency stay to the United States Supreme Court; Decided August 5, 2020. Facts:   The administration and operations of Orange County Jail is overseen by Sheriff Don Barnes (Defendant, et al.). …

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10Aug

California Jail Sees Largest Coronavirus Outbreak to Date

Santa Clara, CA  – The total number of COVID-19 cases in Santa Clara County jails has nearly tripled over the past three weeks, headlined by an outbreak in medium-security units, as officials — in a rare moment of public contrition — acknowledged that adherence to physical distancing and mask wearing inside the South Bay’s custody…

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06Aug

Supreme Court lifts lower court order requiring increased COVID-related safety measures in Orange County

Orange County, CA  – In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court lifted a ruling by a lower court requiring increased COVID-related safety measures in a jail located in Orange County….read more Published:  August 5, 2020 By:  Ariane de Vogue Source:  https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/05/politics/supreme-court-covid-measures-california-jail/index.html  

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POSTPONED: Hot Legal Issues & Supervisory Liability – Uinta County, WY

This 2-day seminar, hosted and paid for by the Uinta County Sheriff’s Office, will provide an overview of the hottest legal issues facing correctional professionals as well as a comprehensive discussion of all aspects of risk management and civil liability protection. Attendees will also be provided with a systematic plan of action to counter and diminish vulnerability to prisoner litigation.

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POSTPONED: Hot Legal Issues & Supervisory Liability – Uinta County, WY

This 2-day seminar, hosted and paid for by the Uinta County Sheriff’s Office, will provide an overview of the hottest legal issues facing correctional professionals as well as a comprehensive discussion of all aspects of risk management and civil liability protection. Attendees will also be provided with a systematic plan of action to counter and diminish vulnerability to prisoner litigation.

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