Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Quiz 11 :

Section 1983 and Correctional Liability Issues

Quiz 11 :

Section 1983 and Correctional Liability Issues

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Which of the following is a reason that a prisoner may file a §1983 lawsuit?
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What kind of §1983 prisoner mental health case will the courts typically see?
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Which of the following is the most commonly filed type of §1983 prisoner case?
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Which of the following describes a potential environmental hazard?
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Under §1983, prisoners may file lawsuits in both federal and state courts.
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Which of the following is NOT true about strip searches?
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How has the ADA primarily been applied in prisons and jails?
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ADA includes HIV as a disability.
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How is deliberate indifference applied to conditions of confinement cases?
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Which of the following is NOT the intent of PLRA?
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Between 1991 and1995, the number of HIV-positive prisoners grew twice as fast as the overall prison population.
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The PLRA applies only to prisons.
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Which of the following is NOT true about liability and parole?
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When can prisoners prevail in prisoner-on-prisoner assault cases against correctional officials?
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Which of the following is NOT an area of potential liability in a failure to protect §1983 prisoner case?
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What does PLRA do in practice?
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Which of the following is the area of most concern raised by prisoners living with HIV/AIDS?
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Prisoners do not have a right to receive private medical care.
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What does PLRA stand for?
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How is the deliberate indifference standard in §1983 prison cases defined?
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