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Olmstead: Community Integration for Everyone

Olmstead Speeches, Testimony, and Press Releases

Remarks by Acting Assistant Attorney General Jocelyn Samuels at Press Conference Regarding Employment Services for Rhode Islanders with Disabilities -- April 8, 2014

Department of Justice Reaches Landmark Americans with Disabilities Act Settlement Agreement with Rhode Island -- April 8, 2014

Department of Justice Obtains Comprehensive Agreement to Ensure New York City Adult Home Residents with Mental Illness Are Afforded Opportunities to Live in the Community -- July 23, 2013

Department of Justice Files Lawsuit against the State of Florida Under the ADA July 22, 2013

Department of Justice Reaches Landmark Settlement Agreement with Rhode Island and City of Providence Under the ADA -- June 13, 2013

Senior Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Eve Hill Delivers Remarks on the Americans with Disabilities Act -- June 13, 2013

Court Approves Comprehensive Agreement Between US and the Commonwealth of Virginia Regarding the Rights of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities -- August 24, 2012

Justice Department Obtains Comprehensive Agreement Regarding North Carolina Mental Health System -- August 23, 2012

For the thirteenth anniversary of the Olmstead v. L.C. decision, Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez testified before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on the Civil Rights Division's enforcement of the ADA and Olmstead -- June 22, 2012

Justice Department Intervenes in Lawsuit Involving New Hampshire's Mental Health System -- March 27, 2012

Justice Department Obtains Comprehensive ADA Agreement Regarding the Commonwealth of Virginia's Developmental Disabilities System -- January 26, 2012

Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez Speaks on Virginia ADA Settlement Call -- January 26, 2012

Justice Department Obtains Comprehensive Agreement Regarding the State of Delaware's Mental Health System -- July 6, 2011

Justice Department Issues Technical Assistance Document on Enforcement of the Supreme Court Decision in Olmstead v. L.C. -- June 23, 2011

Justice Department Moves to Intervene in Texas Case to Enforce the Supreme Court's Olmstead Decision -- June 22, 2011

Statement of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Samuel R. Bagenstos before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Mental Disabilities and the ADA -- March 15, 2011

Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Samuel R. Bagenstos Speaks at Case Western Reserve University -- March 15, 2011

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division Regarding the State of Georgia's Mental Health and Developmental Disability System -- October 19, 2010

Justice Department Obtains Comprehensive Agreement Regarding the State of Georgia's Mental Health and Developmental Disability System -- October 19, 2010

"And I'm proud of the work that the Department of Justice is doing to enforce Olmstead across the country." -- Remarks by the President on 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act - July 26, 2010

"The Department has renewed its commitment to the aggressive enforcement of the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Olmstead recognizing the right of Americans with disabilities to access the care and services they need in their own homes and communities..." -- Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the Department of Justice's ADA 20th Anniversary Commemoration -- July 23, 2010

Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez Testifies at a Hearing on the Americans with Disabilities Act - July 22, 2010

Justice Department Files Complaint and Reaches Settlement to Improve Conditions at Texas State Facilities for Persons with Developmental Disabilities -- June 26, 2010

Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez Testifies Before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on the ADA and Olmstead Enforcement - June 22, 2010

Assistant Attorney General Thomas E. Perez at the National Disability Rights Network Annual Conference -- June 10, 2010

Briefs Filed in Florida, Illinois and New Jersey to Support the Supreme Court's Olmstead Decision -- May 25, 2010

"But people with disabilities are too often shut off from important opportunities in the community because of a stereotype-driven view that their disabilities render them uniquely in need of protection." -- Remarks by Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Samuel Bagenstos on Disability and Integration at the University of Cincinnati College of Law -- March 3, 2010

Justice Department to Participate in Community Integration Case in North Carolina -- December 23, 2009