Plaintiffs alleged in the lawsuit filed in July 2006 that inaccessibility at the courthouses was in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the state’s Unruh Civil Rights Act and more.
The courthouses included in the settlement are: Rancho Cucamonga, Victorville, Needles, Barstow, Big Bear, Fontana, Chino, Joshua Tree, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Dependency, San Bernardino Civil, San Bernardino Central and San Bernardino Annex.
Remediation plans vary for each courthouse, though each plan is designed to provide access to 16 areas, such as parking, exits, witness stands, jury boxes, restrooms.
Goldkorn, et. al. v. County of San Bernardino, et. al – Inland Empire Courts