509 ABA Journal articles on Disability Law.
Almost four years after the Law School Admission Council entered a consent decree
involving allegations that it flagged LSAT scores of individuals with disabilities who sought extended time accommodations, a California agency has filed a contempt motion against the LSAC.
Jan 31, 2018 3:30 PM CST
BARBRI has agreed to make its online bar-review products more accessible to blind and vision-impaired students as part of a consent decree in a disability suit.
The suit settled this…
Jan 24, 2018 11:24 AM CST
The Illinois Attorney General’s Office and a Chicago suburban school district reached a temporary agreement to allow a sixth grade student to use her medical marijuana prescription on school grounds…
Jan 17, 2018 3:57 PM CST
Today’s law students may be more open about discussing their mental health issues than previous generations, but law schools still draw many Type A individuals, frequently on a never-ending quest for perfection.
Jan 3, 2018 8:00 AM CST
Melissa Felder Zappala relates the challenges in work-life balance she faces as a deaf attorney and working mother.
Jan 1, 2018 3:30 AM CST
Prominent lawyers with disabilities have smoothed the road for the next generation, aided by the Americans with Disabilities Act, new technology and a shift in societal attitudes.
Jan 1, 2018 1:20 AM CST
Disability community activists use social media to spread the message of equality, opportunity, justice and inclusion. Disabled people and their lawyers use the law to guarantee websites, mobile applications, kiosks and other technologies are available and accessible to everyone.
Jan 1, 2018 12:35 AM CST
Throughout many years, disability rights activism has flourished through programs that advocate independence and provide young people opportunities to discuss with peers how laws could improve their lives.
Jan 1, 2018 12:30 AM CST
A lawyer has been captured in Honduras after fleeing the United States to avoid sentencing for bribing an administrative law judge to obligate the government to pay more than $550 million in lifetime disability payments.
Dec 5, 2017 8:40 AM CST
Four companies have settled lawsuits that claimed they violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to make their websites and apps easily accessible to blind people.
Nov 7, 2017 3:37 PM CST
A law firm has settled a disability claim by a former associate in Philadelphia who alleged the firm failed to accommodate her claustrophobia.
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin confirmed…
Oct 31, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
A federal judge voided a contract between a North Carolina death row exoneree and his lawyer last week, an unusual move in a high-profile case that has highlighted the emotional…
Oct 30, 2017 4:00 PM CDT
A federal appeals court is giving a deaf and blind man a chance to argue he was entitled to a tactile interpreter at a Cinemark theater.
Oct 11, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
The word compliance is frequently used in legal matters related to the Americans with Disabilities Act. But Lainey Feingold says simply meeting the law’s standard is not enough.
Sep 20, 2017 8:30 AM CDT
Haben Girma, a Harvard Law School graduate, has limited hearing and vision and refers to herself as “Deafblind.”
Sep 5, 2017 8:30 AM CDT
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