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LA County settles lawsuit over conditions for disabled inmates

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Nearly seven years after disabled inmates filed a lawsuit alleging deplorable conditions in Los Angeles County jails, a federal judge has given final approval to a settlement.

Chief David Fender with the L.A. County Sheriff's Department and Richard Diaz, an attorney with the Disability Rights Legal Center, joined Take Two to explain how the jails will be brought into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.