Americans with Disabilities Act

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a wide-ranging civil rights law that prohibits, under certain circumstances, discrimination based on disability. The ADA does not apply to the federal judiciary. However, pursuant to Judicial Conference policy, federal courts provide reasonable accommodations to persons with communications disabilities.

In November of 2012, the Central District of California approved Guidelines for Providing Accommodations for Trial Participants with Communications Disabilities, Jurors, and Members of the Public, which comply with Judicial Conference policy. For additional information and the procedure to be followed for the consideration of requests for such accommodations, please see forms G-122 and G-122A.  Click on the form number to view it. You may also contact the court's Access Coordinator at

The Central District of California provides accommodation information for each division below:

Los Angeles Roybal Accommodations

Riverside Accommodations

Santa Ana Accommodations