CLASI’s Disabilities Law Program, UD, and Delaware Law School Volunteers to Monitor Polling Place Accessibility on Election Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 4, 2022 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Laura J. Waterland, Esq., Project Director Disabilities Law Program of CLASI 302-476-8509 / lwaterland@declasi.org The Disabilities Law Program (“DLP”) of the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (“CLASI”) will be monitoring selected polling places statewide for accessibility for people with disabilities during Delaware’s General Election on Tuesday,…

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Delaware Needs Increased Access to the Ballot for Voters with Disabilities

Laura Waterland, Project Director of CLASI’s Disabilities Law Program, has authored a guest blog post for the ACLU of Delaware titled “Delaware Needs Increased Access to the Ballot for Voters with Disabilities.” She observes that last month’s decision by the Delaware Supreme Court striking down vote by mail and same-day registration means that “accessible voting…

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CLASI Joins Supreme Court Amicus Brief Seeking to Preserve Court Access for Low-Income People

On Friday, CLASI joined in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indiana v. Talevski, a case that could threaten the ability of millions of vulnerable Americans—including nursing home residents facing abuse and neglect—to enforce their legal rights. The Supreme Court is being asked to…

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CLASI’s Disabilities Law Program to Monitor Accessibility of Voting Sites on Primary Day

The Disabilities Law Program (“DLP”) of the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (“CLASI”) will be monitoring selected polling places statewide for accessibility for people with disabilities during Delaware’s Primary Election Day on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. “We know that one in four adults in Delaware is a person with a disability, and it’s critical to…

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Public Notice: CLASI’s DLP to be designated Delaware’s Client Assistance Program

Gov. Carney has determined to designate CLASI’s Disabilities Law Program as the Client Assistance Program(CAP), a designation previously held by United Cerebral Palsy of Delaware, Inc. The full notice can be found on the DHSS website. This designation is open to public comment. To attend a public hearing virtually for public comment you must preregister…

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