May 2012 Archives

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Press Release 5/25/12 BIPARTISAN GROUP OF SENATORS ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR DISABILITY TREATY Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ), Dick Durbin (D-IL),...

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Medical Procedures Violating Civil Rights

Study Finds Medical  Procedures Violating the Civil Rights of People with  Disabilities In a first of its kind study, the  National Disability Rights Network...

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Unnecessary placement of people with disabilities in segregated sheltered workshops as ADA violation.

  The Civil Rights Division, Department of Justice filed  a Statement of Interest in Oregon District Court on April 20, 2012.  This Statement makes clear...