Congress Must Act in Response to the Supreme Court’s Ruling in Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C.

By: M. Emily Mahana Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C.,[1] decided on April 28, 2022, denies victims of disability discrimination compensatory damages for emotional suffering. Jane Cummings is a blind and deaf woman who communicates using American Sign Language (ASL).[2] Cummings sought physical therapy treatment at Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C. and requested that the facility … Continue reading Congress Must Act in Response to the Supreme Court’s Ruling in Cummings v. Premier Rehab Keller, P.L.L.C.

#FreeBritney: Britney Spears Sheds Light on Conservatorship Issues

By: Madeline Louis For over a decade, pop artist Britney Spears was under the conservatorship of her father, James Spears, as a result of her struggles with mental health. The conservatorship, which went into effect in 2008, made Britney’s father solely responsible for—and gave him full legal control over—all of Britney’s personal and financial affairs. … Continue reading #FreeBritney: Britney Spears Sheds Light on Conservatorship Issues

Cognitive Disability in the Criminal Justice System

By: Jaidyn Rumpca The United States carceral system is a place that many regard as out of sight and out of mind. In reality, people of all backgrounds are affected by the injustices of our so-called justice system. Racial minorities, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, people from low-income communities, people with disabilities, and individuals at … Continue reading Cognitive Disability in the Criminal Justice System