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The Justice System

The National Disability Rights Network believes every American has the right to access our nation's justice system. 

Our Latest Efforts to Improve the Justice System for People with Disabilities...

July 19, 2017

NDRN Urges U.S. Civil Rights Commission to Remove Barriers Experienced by Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

The National Disability Rights Network joined with 16 other civil rights organizations to advocate for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals, including individuals with disabilities.

January 27, 2016
NDRN Applauds Ban on Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

In response to President Obama’s statement about the unnecessary use of solitary confinement in our nation’s prisons, the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) issued the following statement:

October 6, 2015
NDRN Statement on Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act

Last week, Senators Chuck Grassley and Richard Durbin introduced the bipartisan Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act. National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) Executive Director Curt Decker issued the following statement: “The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act has a number of positive implications for individuals with disabilities.

September 30, 2015
NDRN Statement in Support of Secretary Duncan's Proposal to Reduce Incarceration and Increase School Funding

Today, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan gave a speech about the Administration's plans for education policy...

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NDRN Juvenile Justice Report