May 06, 2024
Class-Action Lawsuit Challenges Discriminatory Post-Conviction Supervision System in Washington, D.C.
Complaint alleges federal agencies administering parole and supervised release system in D.C. break disability law
May 03, 2024
Settlement Ensures Communication Access for Deaf People on Parole and Probation in Georgia
ATLANTA — Deaf and hard of hearing individuals on parole and probation in Georgia have successfully settled a lawsuit challenging the Georgia Department of Community Supervision...
Issue Areas: Disability Rights
May 02, 2024
ACLU Responds to Federal Regulations Expanding Disability Nondiscrimination Protections
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has announced the filing of new regulations expanding prohibitions on disability discrimination in health care and c...
Issue Areas: Disability Rights
Apr 03, 2024
ACLU Brief Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Eighth Amendment Protections in Grants Pass v. Johnson
Brief Argues that the Constitutional Prohibition on ‘Cruel and Unusual Punishments’ Prevents Cities from Arresting or Fining People Experiencing Homelessness for Sleeping in Public
Mar 20, 2024
ACLU Guide Urges Advocacy for People with Disabilities on Probation and Parole
Guide Outlines How Defense Attorneys Can Advocate for Reasonable Accommodations for People with Disabilities Under Supervision
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