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 Housing
On August 25, Hurricane Harvey devastated communities in Eastern Texas. Fifty-three counties received a Presidential Disaster Declaration, forty-one of which were designated for the Federal Emergency Management...
Increasing mobility across state, regional, and local lines can be a promising strategy for families currently stuck without jobs in poor and segregated neighborhoods. But policies at these levels have established and sustained segregation, thereby making exit from these neighborhoods...
Accessibility/Disability Rights
Freedom and Independence could be two good dog names, but for Judy Peltier of Gurnee, her Seeing Eye dog Janet literally gives Peltier her freedom and...
A Seattle law firm is suing two health insurance companies for not covering treatment for hearing loss, calling the exclusion illegal discrimination under federal law. The outcome could set a...
Broadway theater owners should man the barricades after a recent legal decision made them more vulnerable to disability discrimination lawsuits. On October 6, the same day that Hamilton settled its disabilities lawsuit with a deaf...
Strategic Initiatives
The new Supreme Court term has led to a raft of commentary suggesting that the marquee case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission poses a tough call for the nation’s highest court. The case, involving a conservative Christian baker’s defiance of his state’s...
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