HHS Commemorates Disabilities Pioneer Lois Curtis

She was the plaintiff in Olmstead v. L.C. which laid the foundation for disability rights. Last week, officials from the Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) honored…

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Circuit Court Upholds Transgender People in ADA

Finds in favor of transgender woman incarcerated with men. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that transgender people are legally protected from discrimination for their gender…

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Justice Department Sues Chicago Cubs Over Disability Violations

Officials say the renovated Wrigley Field doesn’t meet federal standards. Federal prosecutors filed a civil lawsuit against the Chicago Cubs, alleging the baseball team’s renovations at Wrigley Field…

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DOT Publishes Airline Passengers with Disabilities Bill of Rights

Also issues notice for airlines to seat small children with parents. Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation published its Airline Passengers with Disabilities Bill of Rights and…

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DOJ Launches Probe into Phoenix Police

This is the third Pattern-of-Practice investigation by the president’s administration. On Thursday the Justice Department announced that it would be launching an investigation probe into the Phoenix police…

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