Disability Rights

Educating Students with Disabilities During COVID-19

Educating Students with Disabilities During COVID-19

Scholars reflect on regulatory gaps in special education for students with disabilities during the pandemic.

Using Disability Justice to Reimagine Family Regulation Systems

Using Disability Justice to Reimagine Family Regulation Systems

Advocates call for reform of family regulation systems to achieve fairer outcomes for parents with disabilities.

Are Electric Shock Devices Torture or Therapy?

Are Electric Shock Devices Torture or Therapy?

The use of electric shock devices on people with disabilities remains deeply controversial.

Crisis Standards of Care May Discriminate Against Patients With Disabilities

Crisis Standards of Care May Discriminate Against Patients With Disabilities

COVID-19 has triggered discussions around the discriminatory impacts of crisis standards of care in medicine.

Taking Disability Discrimination Out of the Public Charge Rule

Taking Disability Discrimination Out of the Public Charge Rule

The Biden Administration should avoid discrimination against people with disabilities in the redraft of the public charge immigration rule.

Special Treatment Stigma in Higher Education

Special Treatment Stigma in Higher Education

Existing laws and regulations do little to address the stigma that university students with disabilities experience.

Justice for Parents with Disabilities and Their Children

Justice for Parents with Disabilities and Their Children

The child welfare system disproportionately harms families headed by parents with disabilities.

Debunking Disability Enforcement Myths

Debunking Disability Enforcement Myths

Misunderstandings about disability lawsuits subvert justice for people with disabilities.

Regulation and Disability Rights

Regulation and Disability Rights

Leading scholars discuss disability regulation’s accomplishments along with lingering needs.

Defending Access to Special Education

Defending Access to Special Education

Scholar argues for an irreparable harm exception to the exhaustion doctrine in special education disputes.

Federal Courts Disagree Over Accessibility Online

Federal Courts Disagree Over Accessibility Online

Differing judicial positions on the ADA’s application to websites set up a potential Supreme Court case.

Prison Reform and Olmstead

Prison Reform and Olmstead

Scholar argues that a key disability rights framework could support prison reform or even abolition.