Words cannot express how saddened we are by the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was a crusader for justice, a brilliant legal mind, and a true public servant. As the author of the landmark Olmstead v. L.C. decision, Judge Ginsburg freed Americans with disabilities from a life of segregation and isolation by affirming the right to live and receive services in the community of their choice. Her opinion also expanded the protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act to people with mental health disabilities. Our only consolation is that her legacy will live on in the generations of Americans who now live in a better, fairer, and more just America.
NDRN Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg