Amicus Brief before the New York Court of Appeals in support of adult adoptee with intellectual disability.
Amicus Brief filed in 10th Circuit Court of Appeals seeking rehearing en banc in effective communication case.
Amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in support of Plaintiffs’ request to reverse dismissal order of complaint seeking reasonable accommodations to Section 8 Project Based Voucher program, which would increase otherwise scarce affordable housing opportunities for people with I/DD in North Texas.
Amicus briefs filed in federal district courts in Washington, New York, and California in support of three lawsuits on behalf of 21 states against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security challenging the administration's "public charge" rule as illegal discrimination. The briefs, on behalf of a coalition of national disability advocacy organizations, argue that the new rule discriminates on the basis of disability and must be withdrawn.
Through a review of Rocky Myers’ case in Alabama and a discussion with The Arc’s legal director, this episode explores the Supreme Court’s opinion in Atkins and later decisions holding that executing people with intellectual disability violates the constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment.