Public Charge Amicus Briefs
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disability advocacy organizations, argue that the new rule discriminates on the basis of disability and must be withdrawn.
Affordable Care Act Amicus Briefs
Amicus briefs filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court supporting the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act and outlining how the law has been essential to people with disabilities.
Woods v. Centro of Oneida, Inc., Central New York Regional Transportation Authority
Amicus brief explaining why accessible bus stops are critical to the lives of people with mobility disabilities and required under federal disability rights laws.
Bacote v. Federal Bureau of Prisons
Amicus brief explaining the rights of people with disabilities to sue executive agencies for discrimination under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Perez v. Sturgis Public Schools
Amicus brief explaining that students with disabilities are not required to exhaust their administrative remedies to bring non-IDEA civil rights claims.