Britany Riley  //  6/25/17  //  Topic Update


Many disability advocacy groups have turned their attention to fighting the American Healthcare Act's proposed cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, which they argue would devastate people with disabilities (Disability Scoop).

  • As advocacy groups fight cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, an eighth-grader wrote that stories about disability don’t have to be sad. (NYT)

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

The Justice Department rescinds several guidance documents clarifying the implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act, leading to worry amongst disability rights advocates. After a yearlong investigation, the Department of Education orders Texas to correct violations in services to disabled students.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of October 23, 2017

10/31/17  //  Daily Update

Proposed changes to the ADA may make the statute extremely difficult to enforce.

Updates | The Week of August 21, 2017

8/24/17  //  Daily Update

DOJ continues to support the position that websites are covered by Title III of the American Disabilities Act.