LA Court To Boost Interpreter Access In Deal With Feds

Law360, New York (September 21, 2016, 3:35 PM EDT) — The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday that it has reached a settlement with the Los Angeles County Superior Court to ensure that court users with limited English proficiency have access to accurate and timely language assistance services.

The settlement resolves a DOJ investigation of a complaint filed by the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, which accused the court of failing to provide court users with limited English proficiency meaningful access to its court services in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act…

Source: Law360