Major ADA lawsuit at Santa Rita

A lawsuit was filed yesterday (11-14) in superior court against the Alameda Count Jail at Santa Rita (Dublin) by lawyers for disabled inmates. The allegation is that the facility denies them access to toilets, showers and programs.

“Whats happening at Santa Rita is wrong as so many levels. Civil rights are routinely violated, and the jail’s correctional rehabilitation model is rendered effectively unavailable for an entire population of people,” Michelle Uzeta, legal director for the Disability Rights Legal Center, is quoted as saying.

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