584 ABA Journal Disability Law articles.
South Africa prosecutor is killed in courtroom gun incident
A South Africa prosecutor was killed Monday when a gun being entered into evidence discharged and the bullet struck her in…
Nov 20, 2019 3:47 PM CST
Author files defamation suit against Trump for denying he raped her
Author and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll has filed a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of defaming her when…
Nov 5, 2019 4:20 PM CST
Oct 29, 2019 10:46 AM CDTLaw School Admission Test will eventually be dropped as a result of a settlement in a lawsuit by a legally blind man who said he was unable to draw diagrams to help him answer the questions.
Oct 9, 2019 2:11 PM CDT
Oct 7, 2019 12:54 PM CDT
New book seeks to explain conservatism of Justice Clarence Thomas
A new book called The Enigma of Clarence Thomas contends that the justice’s conservatism is shaped by his immersion in…
Sep 24, 2019 3:11 PM CDT
Sep 18, 2019 12:18 PM CDT
Mississippi violated ADA in its treatment of people with mental illness, judge says
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves ruled this week that Mississippi’s failure to provide community-based mental health care…
Sep 5, 2019 4:49 PM 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
People with hearing impairment can have difficulty understanding speech in a noisy restaurant, even with hearing aids. Noise also poses a problem for people with ringing in their ears and…
Jun 19, 2019 9:18 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has reinstated a disability lawsuit filed on behalf of a boy who was not allowed to eat his home-prepared, gluten-free meal at a restaurant in Colonial…
Jun 4, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
Nobody, except my mother, perhaps, thought I could become a lawyer. I was born in 1963 with cerebral palsy, which, even after many surgeries and much physical therapy, left me with only one functioning arm and a severe speech impediment.
Jun 1, 2019 1:40 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
In many school districts in New Mexico, juveniles with disabilities are disproportionately referred to police, according to an analysis of federal data by an investigative reporting group.
At least 29…
May 14, 2019 1:55 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