11 ABA Journal Attorneys with Disabilities articles.
What was once seen as another rom-com about a sorority girl tackling Harvard Law to get the love of her life back became something much more to female law students and women lawyers. Years later, Elle Woods remains influential for women in the legal field.
Dec 5, 2019 10:24 AM CST
During law school, Emily Cox struggled with countless seizures, numerous medication changes, and having her license to drive rescinded. But she was fortunate to be in a school that cared about her disability with an administration that made sure she had the resources she needed to succeed.
Nov 1, 2019 3:10 AM CDT
Recognizing a lawyer’s ethical obligation to promote diversity bridges the gap between the moral case for diversity and the business case for diversity. It invokes shared values and professional responsibility. To establish that, we have the obligation and the agency to pursue liberty and justice for all, within and outside our practices.
Nov 1, 2019 1:40 AM CDT
Former White House counsel is acquitted on false-statement charge
Federal jurors on Wednesday acquitted former White House counsel Greg Craig on a charge of making false statements to the government…
Sep 4, 2019 4:55 PM CDT
With the help of her parents, Haley Moss overcame the stereotypes associated with autism to become a published author and a lawyer.
Sep 1, 2019 2:30 AM CDT
Jul 1, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
Disability rights advocates say web accessibility, the practice of designing and coding websites so that people with disabilities can use them, can be accomplished through simple changes, such as changing color contrast and adding video captions. However, the legal landscape surrounding web accessibility has become more complex.
Jul 1, 2019 2:15 AM CDT
As legal services providers update their technology and grow their online footprints, they should build and use technology that is accessible to the broadest number of people, and that also includes people with disabilities.
May 21, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
A DUI lawyer in Virginia says he plans to reduce his caseload after he was accused of contempt of court for missing client hearings and failing to produce a client’s…
May 14, 2019 12:06 PM CDT
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a lawsuit claiming that the Defender Association of Philadelphia discriminated against a public defender who experienced mental health issues partly from representing sex…
May 1, 2019 7:30 AM CDT
In honor of National Autism Awareness Month, attorneys with autism share what it’s like to practice law and live with the disability.
Apr 22, 2019 6:30 AM CDT