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Langford v. Bullock, MT, Fifth Amended Complaint, ADA Compliance, 1993 t Langford v. Racicot PC-MT-001-001 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 "lark J. Lopez idward I. Koren National Prison Project the American Civil Liberties Jnion Foundation L875 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20009 Telephone: 202/234-4830 Edmund F. Sheehy, ...
Langford v. Bullock, MT, Settlement Agreement II, ADA Compliance, 2017 Case 6:93-cv-00046-DWM-JCL Document 1534-1 Filed 03/02/17 Page 1 of 92 CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT This Class Action Settlement Agreement (“Settlement Agreement”) is made this 14th day of February, 2017, by all members of the class as certified by the Court ...
Brief • March 17, 2017
Hecker v. CDCR, CA, Order for Final Approval of Settlement Agreement, Discrimination on Basis of Psychiatric Condition, 2015 Case 2:90-cv-00520-KJM-DAD Document 5284 Filed 03/02/15 Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, SACRAMENTO DIVISION 10 ROBERT HECKER, ...
McBride v. MDOC, MI, Class Action Complaint, Deaf Inmate Communication, 2015 2:15-cv-11222-SFC-DRG Doc # 1 Filed 03/31/15 Pg 1 of 51 Pg ID 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN MARY ANN MCBRIDE; BRIAN STANLEY WITTMAN; and RALPH WILLIAMS, on behalf of themselves and ...
Coleman v. Brown, CA, Notice of Class Action Decision, Discrimination on Basis of Psychiatric Condition, 2015 Case 2:90-cv-00520-KJM-DAD Document 5284-2 Filed 03/02/15 Page 1 of 1 NOTICE - DECISION IN MENTAL HEALTH CARE CLASS ACTION (Coleman v. Brown) On September 13, 1995, a federal court in Sacramento ruled that the ...
Brief • March 16, 2017
Hecker v. CDCR, CA, Settlement Agreement, Discrimination On Basis of Psychiatric Condition, 2014 Case 2:90-cv-00520-KJM-DAD Document 5284-1 Filed 03/02/15 Page 2 of 25 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 SACRAMENTO DIVISION 11 12 13 ...
ACLU - Caged In, 2017 CAGED IN January 2017 SOLITARY CONFINEMENT’S DEVASTATING HARM ON PRISONERS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES CAGED IN At America’s Expense: SOLITARY CONFINEMENT’S DEVASTATING HARM ON PRISONERS The Mass Incarceration of the Elderly WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES © 2017 ACLU Foundation June 2012 American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad ...
Publication • December 30, 2016
Community Integration for People with Disabilities - Key Principles, May 2014 Community Integration for People with Disabilities: Key Principles May 2014 General Principles  Individuals with disabilities should have the opportunity to live like people without disabilities. They should have the opportunity to be employed, have a place to call ...
Building Bridges - An Act to Reduce Recidivism by Improving Access to Benefits for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities upon Release from Incarceration, Bazelon Center, 2002 Building Bridges An Act to Reduce Recidivism by Improving Access to Benefits for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities upon Release from Incarceration MODEL LAW AND COMMENTARY ...
Publication • December 29, 2016
A Place of My Own - How The ADA Is Creating Integrated Housing Opportunities For People With Mental Illnesses, Bazelon Center, 2014 A Place of My Own How The ADA Is Creating Integrated Housing Opportunities For People With Mental Illnesses Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law A ...
Article • November 7, 2016 • from PLN November, 2016
Federal Court Upholds New York Prison System’s Denial of Motorized Wheelchairs; Second Circuit Reverses by Matthew Clarke In a September 30, 2015 order, a fed­eral district court held that the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) could deny prisoners the use of wheelchairs with electric motors because ...
Alaska Prisons and Jails Filled with Mentally Ill Prisoners by David Reutter Correctional facilities in Alaska are confronted with a record number of prisoners with mental illnesses. In February 2016, KTUU reported that 65% of Alaskan prisoners suffered from some form of mental health problem while 80% had drug or ...
Bureau of Prisons Pays $145,000 to Settle Handicap Discrimination Lawsuit by Lonnie Burton The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), through the United States Attorney General's Office, agreed to pay a total of $145,000 to settle a 1998 lawsuit brought by a BOP employee who alleged she was discriminated against on ...
No Way to Call Home: Incarcerated Deaf People Are Locked in a Prison Inside a Prison by By Mike Ludwig, Truthout This story is the result of a nine-month investigation and part one of a multimedia series on deaf prisoners, as part of a reporting collaboration with the Making Contact radio program. ...
In Many Courtrooms, Bad Interpreters Can Mean Justice Denied by By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline Patricia Michelsen-King was observing the proceedings in a Chesterfield, Virginia, courtroom a few years ago when a man shouted in Spanish from the back of the courtroom, “I didn’t rape anybody!” Michelsen-King, who teaches Spanish interpretation at ...
Report Finds Abuse of Blind, Deaf, Elderly and Disabled Texas Prisoners by Matthew Clarke The Prison Justice League (PJL), a group advocating prison reform in Texas, released a report entitled Cruel & Unusual Punishment: Excessive Use of Force at the Estelle Unit. The report found that blind, deaf, elderly and ...
El Paso County Settles Ex-Prisoner's Disabilities Suit for $6,650 by Matthew Clarke On June 26, 2012, representatives of the County of El Paso, Texas signed a settlement in a suit brought by a deaf former jail prisoner over the lack of accommodations for disabled prisoners at the El Paso County ...
Report and Recommendations on the Treatment of Individuals with Disabilities at Sullivan Correctional Facility, DRNY, 2016 New York’s Protection & Advocacy System and Client Assistance Program Report and Recommendations on the Treatment of Individuals with Intellectual, Developmental, and Mental Health Disabilities at Sullivan Correctional Facility July 2016 725 Broadway, Suite ...
Publication • August 12, 2016
Out with the New, in with the Old - The Importance of Section 504 of the RA to Prisoners with Disabilities, Ginsberg, 2009 36 FDMULJ 713 36 Fordham Urb. L.J. 713 Page 1 Fordham Urban Law Journal June, 2009 Article *713 OUT WITH THE NEW, IN WITH THE OLD: THE ...
CA: 'Realignment' Forcing Jail Improvements for Disabled Prisoners by A landmark case nearly 20 years ago forced California's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to properly care for its disabled prisoners. Now, a federal lawsuit aims to do the same for those being held in the state's county jails. Since ...
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