FEATURED WORK

Implementing Endrew
ENDREW AMICUS WORK

We filed an amicus brief in Renee J. v. Houston Independent School District, urging the Fifth Circuit to properly apply the “markedly more demanding” standard for free and appropriate public education announced by the Supreme Court in Endrew F.
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CE Bill
TRANSFORMATION TO COMPETITIVE EMPLOYMENT

 In April 2019, we and others sent a letter supporting the Transformation to Competitive Employment Act, which would phase out the use of subminimum wage certificates for people with disabilities and authorize grants to support the development of services to support people with disabilities to secure and maintain competitive integrated employment.
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ADA Guidance
AMICUS BRIEF IN 5th CIRCUIT ACA APPEAL

On April 1, 2019, The Judge David L. Bazelon Center, together with the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) and 13 other national disability rights organizations, filed an amicus brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the Texas v. United States case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  read more »