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

    September 10, 2018

    After many extensions granted to the state, NDRN joined the ACLU in an amicus brief to the Nebraska Supreme Court arguing that a sentencing panel erred when it refused to consider the effects of long term solitary confinement as mitigation during a sentencing process that resulted in the death…

    Amicus Brief
  • Justice System

    Disability Rights Agencies Monitoring Facilities Holding Children Separated from Families at Border

    August 16, 2018

    WASHINGTON – The nationwide network of disability rights agencies known as the Protection and Advocacy (P&A) System have begun independent monitoring of facilities holding children who were separated from their families while crossing the United States border.

    Press Release
  • Justice System

    NDRN Joins Amicus in Prison Medical Care Case

    February 6, 2018

    NDRN joined the P&As in Arkansas and Missouri, as well as the Arc of the United States, Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law and others in an amicus arguing in favor of Grant of class certification in prison inadequate medical care for Hepatitis-C case.

    Amicus Brief