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Justice Department Reaches Agreement with the South Carolina Department of Corrections

March 31, 2018 • Jim Bostrom

This Settlement Agreement between the United States and the South Carolina Department of Corrections (“SCDC”) reaffirms and restates the SCDC’s obligations to provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services whenever necessary to ensure effective communication with inmates who have hearing disabilities and its obligation to ensure that all inmates with disabilities have full and equal access… Finish Reading Justice Department Reaches Agreement with the South Carolina Department of Corrections

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Justice Department Reaches Agreement with City and County of Denver to Improve Accessibility

January 18, 2018 • Jim Bostrom

Under the agreement, Denver will ensure that its services, programs, and activities are accessible to people with disabilities.  Based on surveys conducted by the United States as part of its investigation, the agreement requires Denver to remedy inaccessible features at courthouses, emergency shelters, libraries, parking lots, polling places, and parks to make these facilities accessible… Finish Reading Justice Department Reaches Agreement with City and County of Denver to Improve Accessibility

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Hot Alerts – August 1, 2016

August 1, 2016 • Paul Hagle

NEW HOT ALERTS Updated August  1,  2016 FREQUENTLY UPDATED – CHECK BACK OFTEN The ADA enforcing agencies and other ADA professional members of the faculty at our next ADA National Conference will be discussing these hot alerts, trending ADA issues as well as and your questions. Fall 2016 National ADA Conference in San Diego, CA “With… Finish Reading Hot Alerts – August 1, 2016

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DOJ – Complaint and Consent Decree with University of Michigan

July 22, 2015 • joedolson

The Justice Department, along with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan, announced today that it filed a complaint and consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against the University of Michigan under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The complaint alleges that the University… Finish Reading DOJ – Complaint and Consent Decree with University of Michigan

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DOJ announces three county settlement agreements

July 22, 2015 • joedolson

Champaign County, Illinois; Merced County, California; and Yakima County, Washington (Counties), to improve access to all aspects of civic life for people with disabilities. Under the agreements, the Counties will take important steps to improve access for people with disabilities, such as: providing auxiliary aids and services necessary to ensure effective communication with persons who… Finish Reading DOJ announces three county settlement agreements

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DOJ Publishes TA

July 14, 2015 • joedolson

The Department of Justice has published (7/13/2015) a new 9-page ADA technical assistance document, Frequently Asked Questions about Service Animals and the ADA to further assist covered entities and people with disabilities to understand how the ADA’s service animal provisions apply to them. The document answers questions that continue to be asked since the publication… Finish Reading DOJ Publishes TA

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