Feb 05, 2024
Lawsuit Challenges Law Enforcement Response to Mental Health Emergencies in Washington County, Oregon
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore. — Civil and disability rights organizations filed suit in federal court today on behalf of individual and organizational plaintiffs against Washington Cou...
Sep 07, 2023
ACLU Applauds Proposed Regulation Expanding Civil Rights Protections for People with Disabilities
WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a proposed rule today that would significantly expand civil rights and nondiscrimination protections in h...
Issue Areas: Disability Rights
Aug 10, 2023
Supreme Court Amicus Brief Supports ADA Tester’s Legal Challenge to Hotel Inaccessibility
Civil Rights Organizations File Brief in Acheson Hotels, LLC v. Deborah Laufer Urging Supreme Court to Hold That Civil Rights Tester Has Standing to Sue Over Hotel’s Discrimination Against People with Disabilities
Issue Areas: Disability Rights
Jul 26, 2023
Federal Court Blocks Implementation of Mississippi’s New Voting Law
JACKSON, Miss. — A federal court has granted a request by Disability Rights Mississippi, the League of Women Voters of Mississippi, and three Mississippi voters to block S.B. 235...
Jul 06, 2023
Lawsuit Challenges Unequal Response to Mental Health Emergencies in Washington, DC
WASHINGTON — Bread for the City, a D.C.-based nonprofit supporting underserved communities, filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the District of Columbia’s practice of sen...
Jun 30, 2023
ACLU Responds to Supreme Court Ruling in 303 Creative, Inc. v. Elenis
Washington, D.C. – The Supreme Court this morning issued its ruling in 303 Creative v. Elenis. David Cole, Legal Director for the American Civil Liberties Union, offered the foll...
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