Thursday, October 05, 2006

DOJ Reports on its Own Disability Rights Enforcement

See this article, which begins:

The Bush administration said Thursday it has forced government agencies and businesses into complying with federal disability laws in more than 2,000 cases over the past five years, mostly without imposing penalties.

The vast majority of the complaints – an estimated 1,800 – were resolved amicably through mediation, the Justice Department said. Additionally, the department's civil rights division settled 151 cases against state and local governments to bring them into compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.


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