Fresno County Jail Inmates Reach Settlement To Improve Health Care Conditions
On Wednesday, attorneys for Fresno County jail inmates said that county officials have settled a lawsuit over alleged mistreatment and poor health care. The settlement calls for jail officials to provide chronically ill inmates with medication and to give inmates with mental health illnesses breaks from solitary confinement.
- "Fresno County Settles Jail Inmate Lawsuit Over Health Care" (AP/San Francisco Chronicle, 5/27).
- "Fresno County Jail Inmate Lawsuit Settled" (Benjamin, Fresno Bee, 5/27).