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Final Rule Requiring Movie Theaters to Provide Captioning and Audio Description – Published in the Federal Register on December 2, 2016 (posted 12/2/16)

World AIDS Day 2016: Honoring Lives Lost by Fighting Discrimination
Justice Blog (posted 12/1/16)

Arlington County Sheriff
Settlement Agreement (posted 11/28/16)

Final Rule Requiring Movie Theaters to Provide Captioning and Audio Description – Signed by the Attorney General on November 21, 2016 (posted 11/22/16)

Camp Tree Tops
Settlement Agreement (posted 11/7/16)

City of Detroit
Settlement Agreement (posted 11/7/16)

The Irish Democrat
Settlement Agreement (posted 11/7/16)

Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon
Settlement Agreement (posted 11/7/16)

United States v. Harris County, Texas (Word) | PDF
Opposition to Motion to Dismiss (posted 11/3/16)

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Settlement Agreement (posted 11/3/16)

Technical assistance about the ADA's Title II integration mandate and employment (posted 10/31/16)

United States v. City of Florence, Kentucky | Complaint
Consent Decree (posted 10/26/16)

The Justice Blog: Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
(posted 10/19/16)

United States v. Miami University et al.
Consent Decree (posted 10/17/16)

University of California at Berkeley | PDF
Letter of Findings (posted 10/3/16)

City of NY and Richmond University Medical Center | PDF
Statement of Interest (posted 9/29/16)

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Greyhound Lines, Inc.
A claims administrator is evaluating claims for compensation by individuals harmed by Greyhound's lack of accessible transportation or transportation-related services, or by a failure to make disability-related accommodations, between February 8, 2013 and February 8, 2016. The deadline to file a claim was November 10, 2016. To check the status of an already submitted claim, Visit the Claims Administrator's website for more information.

Memorandum of Understanding Regarding ADA and GINA Employment Discrimination Charges against State and Local Governments
Joint Document by the Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (posted 7/23/15)

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  • Olmstead: Community Integration for Everyone Olmstead: Community Integration for Everyone Olmstead: Community Integration for Everyone In 2009, the Civil Rights Division launched an aggressive effort to enforce the Supreme Court's decision in Olmstead v. L.C., a ruling that requires states to eliminate unnecessary segregation of persons with disabilities and to ensure that persons with disabilities receive services in the most integrated setting appropriate to their needs.
  • ada.gov/AIDS ada.gov/AIDS Fighting Discrimination Against People with HIV/AIDS
  • U.S. Attorney Program for ADA Enforcement Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative U.S. Attorney Program for ADA Enforcement Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative hrough the Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative, U.S. Attorneys' offices across the nation partner with the Department's Civil Rights Division to target their enforcement efforts on a critical area for individuals with disabilities. This initiative makes sure that people with disabilities, especially those who are deaf or have hearing loss, have access to medical information provided to them in a manner that is understandable to them. The Barrier-Free Health Care Initiative is a multi-phase plan that will also involve other key issues for people with disabilities, including ensuring physical access to medical buildings.
  • Access to Medical Care for Individuals with Mobility Disabilities Access to Medical Care for Individuals with Mobility Disabilities
  • ADA Update: A Primer for Small Business ADA Update: A Primer for Small Business The Department of Justice has revised its regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This rule takes effect on March 15, 2011, clarifies issues that have arisen over the past 20 years, and contains new requirements, including the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards). This document provides guidance to assist small business owners in understanding how this new regulation applies to them.
  • A Guide to Disability Rights Laws. A Guide to Disability Rights Laws. A Guide to Disability Rights Law. A 21-page booklet that provides a brief overview of ten Federal laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities and provides information about the federal agencies to contact for more information. (Spanish, Cambodian, Chinese, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Tagalog and Vietnamese editions available from the ADA Information Line.)
  • ADA Revised Requirements: Service Animals ADA Revised Requirements: Service Animals The Department of Justice published revised final regulations implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for title II (State and local government services) and title III (public accommodations and commercial facilities) on September 15, 2010, in the Federal Register. These requirements, or rules, clarify and refine issues that have arisen over the past 20 years and contain new, and updated, requirements, including the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards).
  • ADA Video Gallery ADA Video Gallery Quick Time and Real Player files. Open Captioned, Audio Description formats provided.
  • ADA: Know Your Rights: Returning Service Members with Disabilities ADA: Know Your Rights: Returning Service Members with Disabilities You've been seriously injured while serving on active duty in the U.S. Military -- perhaps you've lost a limb, sustained a traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury, sustained hearing or vision loss, or are experiencing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) -- and now you're back in the States trying to adjust to living with your injury. This publication explains your rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides information on where to get assistance.
     

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