Jail Expert Witnesses

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Jail expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including criminal justice, law enforcement, corrections, prison management, and inmate rights. Some of the most common specialties among jail expert witnesses also include prisoner treatment, jail safety standards, correctional healthcare, inmate suicide prevention, and use of force in jails. They can opine on the effects of overcrowding in prisons, solitary confinement practices, inmate mental health care, prison violence, and the impact of correctional officer behavior.

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Criminology Expert Witness

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This highly qualified expert has years of experience in the field of premises liability. He received his PhD in criminology from Florida State University and is a certified protection professional by the American Society for Industrial Security. He is a member of various renowned professional associations, including the American Correctional Association, the International Society of Crime...

Jail Operations &  Policy and Procedure Expert WitnessView profile


Jail Operations & Policy and Procedure Expert Witness

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This expert has been employed as a corrections consultant and expert witness since 2013. He is a former board member and certified instructor for the Michigan Sheriffs' Coordinating and Training Council. He was a full-time certified police officer for over 33 years, with the last 26 years at a mid-sized Sheriff's Office. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, has extensive experience in...


Civil Rights Litigation & Prison and Jail Litigation Expert WitnessView profile


Civil Rights Litigation & Prison and Jail Litigation Expert Witness

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New Mexico

This highly qualified expert has 15 years of experience as an attorney working on civil rights litigation and prison and jail litigation, as well as the legal malpractice involving these areas. She received her BA in political science and English literature from the University of Memphis and her MALA in Western classics from St. John's College before earning her JD at the University of New...

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Jail Expert Witness FAQs

A jail expert witness provides specialized knowledge about jail operations, inmate rights, and correctional standards to assist in court cases.

Jail expert witnesses often contribute to cases involving inmate abuse, wrongful death, negligence, overcrowding, or violation of inmates' rights.

Yes, many jail expert witnesses have experience with various sub-specialties including juvenile detention, solitary confinement, and mental health in jails.

They can evaluate evidence, review protocols followed by officers, and determine if there was a breach of standard practices leading to excessive force.

Such an expert can assess whether appropriate medical care was provided to inmates and if any negligence occurred that led to harm.

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