But How?

From MSNBC – A Win for the Disabled—and Dignity

The U.S. Supreme Court recently voted 5-4 that states failing to make their courthouses and services accessible to the disabled can be sued for denying them their constitutional right to due process. But more important, in deciding in favor of the plaintiffs in Tennessee v. Lane, the high court did more than validate at least part of the Americans with Disabilities Act [ADA], the 1990 legislation that ensures civil rights for the disabled. It also helped better define the context in which assistive technology should be viewed.

My question is, if the state fails to make the courts accessible, how are the handicapped going to get into the courthouse to sue? Seems a Catch-22 to me.

Oh that’s so wrong.

~ by kinshay on 2004-05-30.

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  1. A 5-4 vote?!I’d love to hear the dissent they wrote. how can they sleep at night?

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