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Court Allows Disability-Discrimination Challenge to RV Ban to Go Forward

(Sacramento, CA – June 11, 2018) A U.S. District Court issued a ruling Friday denying San Diego’s motion to dismiss disability discrimination claims in a lawsuit that challenges the ticketing of homeless people in vehicles. The class action law suit, Bloom et al. vs. City of San Diego, filed in November of 2017, alleges that […]

Staff Attorney

Civil Rights Law Firm Seeks Litigator with 5+ Years of Experience DRA seeks a dynamic and motivated litigator with at least five years of experience, who shares our vision of creating a society that strives toward justice and fairness for all. Ideal candidates have experience in complex and class action litigation along with outstanding academic […]

Wolinsky Fellowship Attorney 2019

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a non-profit law firm advancing equal rights and opportunities for people with a wide range of disabilities, is setting precedents and challenging norms. Attorneys at DRA gain valuable experience in undertaking high-impact litigation while doing work that is meaningful and advances civil rights.  With offices in California and New York, we […]

Sponsored Fellowship Attorney 2019

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a non-profit law firm advancing equal rights and opportunities for people with a wide range of disabilities, is setting precedents and challenging norms. Attorneys at DRA gain valuable experience in undertaking high-impact litigation while doing work that is meaningful and advances civil rights.  With offices in California and New York, we […]

Litigation Assistant / Paralegal (NY)

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), one of the leading nonprofit disability rights legal centers in the nation, is setting precedents and challenging norms. With offices in California and New York, we provide free legal representation in complex, system changing, class-action cases—achieving dramatic improvements for people with disabilities seeking access to government services and businesses, health care, […]

Litigation Assistant / Paralegal (CA)

Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), one of the leading nonprofit disability rights legal centers in the nation, is setting precedents and challenging norms. With offices in California and New York, we provide free legal representation in complex, system changing, class-action cases—achieving dramatic improvements for people with disabilities seeking access to government services and businesses, health care, […]

May 2018 E-Newsletter

In This Issue Re-Introducing Stuart Seaborn Our New Manhattan Office Sponsor DRA’s 25th Anniversary Gala Today! Impact Report Re-Introducing Stuart Seaborn DRA’s team is busier than ever tackling inequities and bringing about justice for people with disabilities across the nation. To help lead this charge in California, we’re thrilled to welcome Stuart Seaborn back to […]

Legal Reader

Berkeley-based Disability Rights Advocates is filing a class action against Stanford University on behalf of at least three students, all of whom, says the DRA, faced discrimination due to mental health issues.

The Daily Californian

A Berkeley-based disability rights advocacy group filed a lawsuit against Stanford University on Friday, alleging discrimination against students with mental health issues.

The Palo Alto Daily Post

A campus mental health group has filed a class-action lawsuit against Stanford, alleging that the school discriminates against mentally ill students by forcing them out of their classes and dorms when they show signs of self-harm or suicidal ideation.

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