The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Supreme Court Olmstead decision, and ongoing litigation are defining the obligations of states to assure that no individual with a disability would ” … by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of a public entity, or be subjected to discrimination by any such entity.” (42 U.S.C. § 12132)
The majority opinion in the landmark Olmstead v. L.C. case, authored by Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Justice Clarence Thomas’ dissenting opinion in the Olmstead v. L.C. case.
Justice Anthony Kennedy’s concurring opinion in the Olmstead v. L.C. case.
Justice John Paul Stevens’ concurring opinion in the Olmstead v. L.C. case.
This document includes everything you ever wanted to know about the ADA.
This bulletin provides a description of recent Department of Housing and Urban Development actions, policies, and resources that are available
Tom Perez summarizes DOJ’s Olmstead activity and future policy direction in this testimony at a Senate HELP Committee hearing about
This guidance to public housing agencies (PHAs) describes actions PHAs may take to assist persons with disabilities transitioning from institutions
This statement lays out the policy of the Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding enforcement of the Olmstead mandate.