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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Gun Violence
LEADERS AND ALLIES OF THE DISABILITY COMMUNITY UNITE IN JOINT STATEMENT ON GUN VIOLENCE

September 26, 2019: A coalition of 38 organizations including leaders and allies in disability rights, civil rights, education, and privacy communities issued a joint statement affirming that mental health disabilities are not predictors of gun violence and that people with mental health disabilities must not be scapegoated for the acts of mass gun violence in this country.
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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 »