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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disability advocacy organizations, argue that the new rule discriminates on the basis of disability and must be withdrawn.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.

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.

Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County v. Talevski

Amicus brief explaining the importance of individuals having the ability to sue state and local governments when their civil rights are violated under Medicaid and other public programs.

Williams v. Carvajal

Amicus Brief addressing extra burdens for people with disabilities in filing prison grievances.