There are various laws and regulations that protect individuals with mental and psychological disabilities, including immigration law. Many immigrants fear that they may not be entitled to or eligible for citizenship if they disclose that they have a mental or psychological disability. However, the fact that an immigrant suffers from a mental or psychological disability…… Continue reading Immigrants with Disabilities
Justice Department announced on June 25, 2012 that it will monitor several primary elections in Orange County New York on June 26, 2012. The monitoring of primary elections is consistent with a federal court order which was issued earlier this year. Poll monitors and attorneys will ensure compliance with the Voting Rights Act of 1965,…… Continue reading Civil Rights Watch: Justice Department Announces it Will Monitor June 26, 2012 Primary Elections in Orange County New York
For most individuals who think of a landmark decision pertaining to education and court decisions which attempts to eliminate disparate treatment, Brown v. Board of Education immediately comes to mind. However, Olmstead v. L.C. and E.W (June 22, 1999) was the landmark decision that protected and recognized the disparate treatment of individuals with disabilities within…… Continue reading June 22nd is the Thirteenth Anniversary of the Olmstead decision!