Amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit arguing that the U.S. has standing to sue under Title II of the ADA and that this authority has been used to achieve important victories for people with disabilities.
Amicus brief filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York arguing that commitment to a psychiatric institution or violent offenders was inappropriate for a man with autism who had never committed a violent crime.
Amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit supporting a class of Missouri prisoners seeking life-saving medical treatment which the state failed to provide in violation of the ADA.
Amicus briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court and Texas Court of Criminal Appeals arguing that Texas' rejection of clinical standards in the adjudication of death penalty cases is inconsistent with prior Supreme Court precedent.
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.
The Arc promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.