Ortiz v. United States
Amicus briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit arguing that courts must consider the consensus of the scientific community in defining intellectual disability in death penalty cases.
Lizcano v. Texas
Amicus brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that Texas’ use of stereotypical factors to determine intellectual disability in death penalty cases was unconstitutional.
City and County of San Francisco v. Sheehan
Amicus brief field in the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that a woman who was shot by police during a mental health crisis could sue San Francisco under Title II of the ADA for failure to provide her with reasonable accommodations during arrest.
Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding, Inc. v. Rell
Amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court of Connecticut providing research demonstrating that even students with the most severe disabilities can learn and that all students are entitled to an education under the IDEA and ADA.
Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1
Amicus briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado arguing that the IDEA requires more from schools than the “merely more than de minimis” standard articulated by the lower court.