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Civil Rights Law Firm Seeks Litigator with 8+ Years’ Experience Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a non-profit, civil rights law firm, seeks a dynamic and motivated litigator who shares our vision of creating a society that strives toward justice and fairness for all. Ideal candidates have at least eight years’ experience in all aspects of complex, […]

Federal Court Rules That Civil Rights Claims Against Uber Must Be Heard in Court

  Ruling comes after Uber tried to avoid its legal responsibility to provide transportation accessible for all PITTSBURGH, PA (November 13, 2019) – Yesterday, a federal court in Pittsburgh ruled that plaintiffs suing Uber for failing to provide transportation accessible to people with disabilities cannot be forced into arbitration and must have their claims heard openly […]

DRA – The Next 25 Years

  Last night in New York, DRA’s Gala at the American Museum of Natural History was a night to remember! Thank you to everyone who supported and attended this extraordinary event. As those who attended heard, we have, since opening our doors in New York nine years ago, been working towards transforming the city’s sidewalks, […]

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Stanford’s New Policy for Student Mental-Health Crises Is Hailed as a Model: The university agrees to a settlement with students who say they were forced to take involuntary leaves of absence when they sought help for mental-health crises.

Stanford and Students with Mental Health Disabilities Reach Landmark Settlement

  Settlement is most comprehensive ever to protect college students with mental health disabilities from unnecessary exclusion Palo Alto, CA—October 7, 2019—A coalition of Stanford students and Stanford University have reached a groundbreaking settlement agreement that will result in significant changes to Stanford’s leave of absence policies and practices, all of which will help ensure […]