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Class action settlement could improve mental health care at Alameda County jails

U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins preliminarily approved a settlement in a federal class action lawsuit against Alameda County over mental health care at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin and at any other Alameda County jail. Cousins approved the settlement preliminarily at a virtual hearing Wednesday before attorneys for both sides. “I am inclined to approve […]