Thursday, December 15, 2005

Twelve Days for Justice - Day 4

Day Four - People with Disabilities

From the Booman Tribune
Dear Senator:

Re: Joseph Alito's Views on Disability Rights, as they pertain to his confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court

It appears, from his dissent in Nathanson v. Medical College of Pennsylvania (1991), that Judge Alito's view of discrimination against persons with disability is so restrictive that "few if any...cases would survive summary judgment." (ThinkProgress)

The Bazelon Center has released "'highlights of a long and troubling record' of disability right cases [including very recent decisions] decided by Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito." continued...
The full letter and links to Days 1-3 can be found via this link.

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