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SCOTUS Rules Unanimously on Behalf of Michigan Girl with Cerebral Palsy Who was Prevented from Bringing Service Dog to School

SCOTUS Rules Unanimously on Behalf of Michigan Girl with Cerebral Palsy Who was Prevented from Bringing Service Dog to School

2017-02-22 00:00:00

WASHINGTON—In a sweeping victory for students with disabilities nationwide, the US Supreme Court ruled today that a Michigan girl with cerebral palsy may sue for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act unrelated to the adequacy of her education without first exhausting administrative proceedings.

SCOTUS Grants Review of ACLU Disability Rights Case on Behalf Of Michigan Student

SCOTUS Grants Review of ACLU Disability Rights Case on Behalf Of Michigan Student

2016-06-27 00:00:00

WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will hear the case of Ehlena Fry, a 12-year-old Jackson, Mich., girl with cerebral palsy who, at age 5, was banned from bringing her service dog to class. At the heart of the appeal is whether students in certain circumstances can bring claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act without first exhausting administrative processes under a separate law.

Halbert v. Michigan: Ensuring Legal Representation for Poor Defendants

Halbert v. Michigan: Ensuring Legal Representation for Poor Defendants

2005-06-23 00:00:00

Detroit — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Michigan law denying legal representation to poor people in a criminal appeal is unconstitutional. The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed the one of a kind case after the law was passed in 1999.

Detroit — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Michigan law denying legal representation to poor people in a criminal appeal is unconstitutional. The...
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WASHINGTON—In a sweeping victory for students with disabilities nationwide, the US Supreme Court ruled today that a Michigan girl with cerebral palsy may sue...
WASHINGTON, DC—The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will hear the case of Ehlena Fry, a 12-year-old Jackson, Mich., girl with cerebral palsy who, at...
Detroit — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Michigan law denying legal representation to poor people in a criminal appeal is unconstitutional. The...
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