Civil Rights Watch: Justice Department Announces it Will Monitor June 26, 2012 Primary Elections in Orange County New York

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, …

June 22nd is the Thirteenth Anniversary of the Olmstead decision!

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 …

Welcome (Back) to WADA

Welcome to the new blog/website for the Washington Attorneys with Disabilities Association.   This space is dedicated to building a vibrant community of legal professionals with disabilities in Washington and beyond.   WADA-Web is also a platform for constructive dialogue with th larger legal and diversity community and for establishing WADA as a truly effective minority bar association.