COVID-19 and Disability-Based Discrimination in Health Care
CDR Commissioner Elizabeth Pendo has written an article addressing the disability discrimination in how the healthcare system is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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CDR 2018-19 Commissioner Judge Randall M. Howe discusses his path to the law.
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