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ABA Adopts Policy Targeting Air Carriers' Discrimination Against People with Disabilities
ABA House of Delegates Adopts Resolution 106
After lengthy debate, the ABA House of Delegates passed Resolution 106 sponsored by the Commission on Disability Rights, urging Congress to grant airline passengers a private right of action for those who are not granted equal access to commercial air travel.Read more from the - ABA Journal
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This Lawyer's Blindness Led Him to a Tech-Focused Law Practice
The ABA Journal has published a profile on longtime Liaison to the CDR Ira "Ed" Marquette! Click below to read about his fascinating path through the legal profession.
State Appeals Judge Challenged Biases to be First Person With Cerebral Palsy to Argue Before SCOTUS
CDR 2018-19 Commissioner Judge Randall M. Howe discusses his path to the law.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
In this video message on #DisabilityAwarenessMonth, @ABAPresident Bob Carlson reaffirms the ABA's commitment to #diversity in the legal profession. The American Bar Association (ABA) is actively participating in National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an annual awareness campaign that takes place each October and celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and educates about the value of a diverse workforce inclusive of their skills and talents.Learn - More
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