595 ABA Journal Disability Law articles.
Six public defender groups in New York City filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday seeking to halt resumption of in-person court appearances for nonemergency criminal matters in New York City.
Jul 15, 2020 11:55 AM CDT
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that a no-pets building in Iowa City, Iowa, should not have allowed a new tenant to have an emotional support dog after an objection by another tenant with severe allergies.
Jul 2, 2020 11:03 AM CDT
A law grad undergoing mental health treatment is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether Illinois officials discriminated against him under the Americans with Disabilities Act when they refused to admit him to the bar.
Jun 9, 2020 12:13 PM CDT
Nearly 300 federal lawsuits filed in the months of March and April stem from the COVID-19 pandemic, a number that is likely to continue to expand.
May 28, 2020 2:57 PM CDT
EEOC: Employers can test for COVID-19 without violating ADA
Employers can require COVID-19 tests before allowing workers to enter the workplace, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The tests…
Apr 27, 2020 4:10 PM CDT
The ABA House of Delegates approved a resolution targeting air carriers’ discrimination against people with disabilities after lengthy debate Monday at the midyear meeting in Austin, Texas.
Feb 17, 2020 4:17 PM CST
The Tennessee Supreme Court has suspended a Georgia lawyer after a hearing board found that he misled an administrative law judge and bullied her during his representation of a methadone clinic.
Feb 13, 2020 10:18 AM CST
A former lawyer at Arent Fox filed a lawsuit Wednesday that claims that his nerve-compression disability led the law firm to reduce his assignments, change his job duties, and then terminate his employment.
Jan 31, 2020 2:08 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to decide two cases involving the “ministerial exception” that bars courts from hearing some employment suits against religious employers.
Dec 20, 2019 3:14 PM CST
A tax lawyer who had a heart attack over Labor Day weekend—a day before he received a $65,000 raise—was entitled to disability benefits based on the higher paycheck, an Illinois federal judge has ruled.
Dec 12, 2019 11:06 AM CST
AG Barr reportedly disagrees with DOJ watchdog on justification for Russia probe
U.S. Attorney General William Barr reportedly disagrees with a key conclusion in an upcoming report by the Department…
Dec 3, 2019 4:40 PM CST
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
Two California law firms have resolved a lawsuit accusing them of engaging in a civil RICO conspiracy by filing multiple lawsuits against small businesses for alleged violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Oct 29, 2019 10:46 AM CDT
: The current analytical reasoning section of the Law 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
Read more ...