Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, along with two plaintiffs who are currently incarcerated, have filed a class-action lawsuit against Shasta County Jail, alleging that the institution discriminates against people with disabilities. The lawsuit cites the facilities’ sub par conditions for inmates with disabilities. Many parts of the jail are not ADA-compliant and it appears […]
“Structured Negotiation” is a way to achieve a win-win resolution of legal claims while avoiding the need for lawsuits. Your clients gain a forum outside the courtroom where stories matter and they can feel heard. Opposing parties gain a way to do the right thing without conceding legal violations.
Failure to accommodate the disabled poor draws lawsuit against L.A. County Department of Public Social Services.
Contra Costa County agrees to limit their use of physical isolation for youths in juvenile hall and provide adequate educational services.
Nonprofit that advocates for the legal rights of Native Americans with disabilities. Has offices and staff in Farmington and Gallup, NM.
Launched 2014 by the National Center for Access to Justice (NCAJ), this website presents data comparing the performance of state-based justice systems in assuring access to justice.