On April 5, 2017, a federal judge granted class-action status to a lawsuit filed by inmates of the Shasta County Jail to protest the jail’s lack of accommodation for disabilities. The class includes all current and future detainees and prisoners at Shasta County Jail with mobility disabilities who, because of their disabilities, need appropriate accommodations, modifications, services, and and/or physical access in accordance with federal and state disability laws. A settlement conference is to take place in May 2017. The complaint, Jewett v. California Forensic Medical Group, et al., was filed in 2016 by inmates . . .