Palo Alto Weekly
In a class-action lawsuit filed Thursday, a group of Stanford University students allege that the university has repeatedly violated state and federal anti-discrimination laws in its response to students with mental health disabilities, including those who have been hospitalized for suicide attempts.
The Mercury News
Stanford University students who attempt or consider suicide have been banned from campus, ousted from university housing, and ordered to pay hundreds of dollars for getting kicked out, according to a new lawsuit filed by three students and a mental health group.
Rebecca R. meeting
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(CN) –Like many American universities, Stanford is struggling to support its growing student population dealing with issues like depression, substance abuse and mental health disabilities.
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 […]
Stanford University Systematically Violates the Rights of Students with Mental Health Disabilities
by Matthias Book via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Berkeley, CA (May 17, 2018)– Disability Rights Advocates (DRA), a national nonprofit legal center, filed a class action lawsuit against Stanford University today for violating the rights of students with mental health disabilities. Stanford routinely responds to student mental health crises by barring students from campus and […]
Class Certified in Elevator Access Case against MTA; Summary Judgment Motion Pending
For Immediate Release: April 27, 2018 New York, NY—A federal judge has ordered that a class be certified in a case brought by Disability Rights Advocates charging that the MTA violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when it failed to install elevators during a 26.6 million dollar renovation of the Middletown Road subway station in the […]
DRA’s Michelle Caiola featured in an article about MTA’s transit president’s subway ride-along with advocates.