Judge Grants Class-Action Status to Riverside County Jail Inmates’ Lawsuit Over Inadequate Health Care
On Tuesday, a federal judge granted class-action status to a civil rights lawsuit filed last year by Riverside County inmates who allege the county's five jails provide inadequate medical and mental health care. The ruling will give thousands of inmates legal standing in the lawsuit.
- "JAILS: Inmate Lawsuit Granted Class-Action Status" (DeAtley, Riverside Press Enterprise, 9/4).
- "California Inmate Suit Granted Class-Action Status" (AP/Sacramento Bee, 9/4).