November 15, 2005

Alito 'Hostile to Disability Rights,' Says Bazelon

The Bazelon Center has released "highlights of a long and troubling record" of disability right cases decided by Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito.

"This nomination poses a serious threat to people with disabilities," says Bazelon in a news release. "Having sat on a federal court of appeals for 15 years, Alito has a record of decisions hostile to disability rights."

Just a couple of Bazelon's notes about a very long list of dangerous decisions:

Read Bazelon's full analysis.

Related: A 'special chair' for Jayne Nathanson (blog entry on an Alito early disability rights decision) in Edge-Centric.

Posted on November 15, 2005