Disability Law

Election Law

DOJ investigates California court restrictions on voting by intellectually disabled persons

Education Law

ADA suit says school district fails children living with violence, loss and poverty

Trials & Litigation

Law firm asks 3rd Circuit to block court-ordered interviews of over 30 clients

U.S. Supreme Court

A ‘bait and switch’ cert petition? SCOTUS sidesteps question on ADA rights of mentally ill arrestees

Evidence

Businesses say plaintiff who won $360K in dozens of ADA suits may not be disabled

Disability Law

7th Circuit OKs deaf teen’s suit against Girl Scouts over lack of sign-language interpreter

Disability Law

Project attorney’s ADA suit says Pepper Hamilton didn’t accommodate his sleep disorder

Criminal Justice

Judge: Woman with history of stowaway attempts will be jailed if she keeps going to airports

Criminal Justice

Serial stowaway attempter is charged with trespassing at Chicago airports

Disability Law

Ex-lawmaker charged with felony sex abuse is acquitted by jury

Insurance Law

Don’t participate in employee wellness program? Penalty can’t be too harsh, EEOC says in draft rules

Disability Law

Telecommuting option not required by ADA for job demanding ‘interpersonal skills,’ says court

White-Collar Crime

DA’s office: Ex-lawyer charged in $1.2M theft got the money by having someone impersonate her client

Criminal Justice

Sterilization of defendants in connection with plea deals is unacceptable, says DA

Disability Law

Report: DOJ is investigating mental-health screening of bar applicants by Florida’s top court

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS revives pregnancy bias case; Scalia says majority used ‘Supreme Wand’ to create test

Trials & Litigation

Judge calls $600K legal fee in fast-track $1.5M settlement for woman punched by cop ‘unconscionable’

Disability Law

Deaf man took plea in theft case over iPad that wasn’t stolen, due to lack of communication

Law Firms

Former partner with Asperger’s alleges bonus bias, solicitation of prostitutes by colleague

Disability Law

Lawyer’s claustrophobia ADA suit survives motion to dismiss