On July 22, 2014, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the CRPD. ABA President James R. Silkenat sent a letter expressing support for the treaty.
This agreement ensures bar applicants with mental health disabilities equal access to the legal profession.
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The ABA supports prompt ratification by the U.S. and other nations of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print-Disabled.
Find state and local bar entities that assist lawyers with disabilities or handle substantive areas of disability law.
Information on accommodations and character and fitness queries, including applicable state laws and cases.