Biden, Harris Celebrate Americans with Disabilities Act
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Biden, Harris Celebrate Americans with Disabilities Act
2021-07-27 12:55:31
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden celebrated the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Monday and announced new guidance suggesting long-term COVID-19 could be considered a disability in some cases under federal civil rights laws.  “For our nation, the... Read More

Expanding Access to Methadone Treatment in Jails and Prisons
2021-05-19 12:15:00
by Alexa Hornbeck

The ACLU of Illinois held a media availability this week with Christine Finnigan, who continued to receive her 'medically, necessary physician-prescribed methadone treatment' in DuPage County Jail following a lawsuit brought against the DuPage Sheriff's Office by the American Civil... Read More

Supreme Court Clears Way for the Blind to Sue Retailers Over Inaccessible Websites
2019-10-10 12:09:48
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court this week turned down appeal of a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling, effectively clearing the way for blind and vision-impaired individuals to sue retailers if their websites are not accessible. The 9th... Read More

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