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DYC’s Punitive Culture is Hurting Colorado Kids, and Making...

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 2, 2017                                    Media Contacts: John Krieger, ACLU of Colorado 303.653.6246 DYC’s Punitive Culture is Hurting Colorado Kids, and Making Kids and...

Locked Up and Locked Down: National Report Tackles the...

Between 80,000 and 100,000 inmates are currently segregated in prison cells nationwide for 22-24 hours per day, for days, months, years, and in some cases decades at a time. 

Disability Law Colorado Successfully Settles Competency...

STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES SETTLES CHARGES THAT IT VIOLATED THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF INMATES OVER DELAYED ADMISSIONS FOR COMPETENCY EVALUATIONS Disability Law Colorado settled a federal...

Making Hard Time Harder: People with Disabilities in Prison

The disproportionate incarceration of people with disabilities in the United States is a serious and growing problem. National surveys now indicate that as many as 31 percent of inmates in state...

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams has accepted the...

Disability Law Colorado is pleased to announce that Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams has accepted the recommendation of the Pilot Election Review Committee and will enter into contract...

Pilot Election Review Committee

Secretary of State Wayne Williams has established the Pilot Election Review Committee to evaluate and assess the performance of proposed uniform voting systems. These systems will be piloted in...

Statement Regarding Sharisa Joy Kochmeister

Disability Law Colorado is the designated Protection and Advocacy System for individuals with developmental disabilities in the state of Colorado, as authorized by the Developmental Disabilities...

Secondary Investigation Report Regarding the Body...

In late March and early April of 2015, the guardians of several residents at Pueblo Regional Center (PRC) contacted Disability Law Colorado (DLC) and reported concerns about unclothed body audits/...

The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Wait List Has...

THE WAITING LIST HAS ENDED: SERVICES THE DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AVAILABLE WITHOUT DELAY April 30, 2015 Dear Customers, Colleagues, and Community Partners, Two years ago the Division...

Third Edition of the Everyday Guide to Special Education Law

The 3rd Edition of The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law is now available! You don't have to be a lawyer to understand the IDEA laws and process - you just need to read this book by Randy...

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