Justice System

Reform For All

People with disabilities too often find an absence of justice in a system that ignores their needs. NDRN believes every American has the right to access our nation's justice system. NDRN and the Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Network work to improve conditions in correctional institutions and during the re-entry process that address disability-related issues.

Latest in Justice System

  • Justice System

    NDRN Joins Amicus in Intellectual Disability Requirement Case

    March 30, 2020

    NDRN joined the Georgia P&A and several national disability rights organizations and mental disability professionals in an amicus in support the petition for certiorari in Raulerson v. Warden.

    Amicus Brief
  • Justice System

    NDRN Joins Amicus in Ninth Circuit Case

    February 3, 2020

    NDRN filed an amicus in Floyd v. Filson. in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of a petition for rehearing en banc explaining to the Court that FASD and ADHD are not categorically equivalent disabilities.

    Amicus Brief
  • Justice System

    New Report Provides Strategies to Combat Mis-Incarceration of Children with Disabilities

    October 21, 2019

    The findings in "Probation Referral: Model for Diversion of Children and Youth with Disabilities from the Juvenile Justice System" are based upon the cases of scores of children with disabilities represented by the nationwide Protection and Advocacy (P&A) System.

    Press Release