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 Solitary Confinement Case

    July 19, 2019

    NDRN joined an amicus authored by the firm Ropes and Gray pro bono supports a complaint filed by Disability Rights Montana, alleging that the Montana Dept. of Corrections violated the Eighth Amendment by providing inadequate mental health treatment, inappropriate discipline and placing prisoners with mental illness in solitary confinement.

    Amicus Brief
  • Education

    Storm on the Horizon: Status of School Safety

    March 28, 2019

    Since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14, 2018, a number of policy changes to address school safety have been proposed at the local, state, and federal level.Staff at the National Disability Rights Network have been examining those proposals to determine their…

  • Justice System

    NDRN Joins AAPD and NCIL in Amicus Supporting P&A Access Authority

    March 27, 2019

    NDRN joined with AAPD and NCIL filed an amicus in support of the Disability Law Center regarding P&A authority to investigate abuse and neglect and P&A associational standing.

    Amicus Brief