Badge_of_the_Sheriff_of_Los_Angeles_County,_CaliforniaLos Angeles County inmates with mobility impairments will see much greater access to jail facilities now that there’s a settlement of a six-year old class action lawsuit with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

“The suit is groundbreaking because it extends the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act to individuals with disabilities in custodial settings,” said Kathryn Tucker, executive director of