Amicus brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit emphasizing the importance of class action litigation to enforce the right of people with disabilities to live and receive services in community settings.
Amicus brief filed in federal court in Ohio supporting class certification in an Olmstead case and outlining research that states have successfully shifted from institutional placements to person-centered, community-based services.
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.
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.