Detention – whether in jail or prison – can be dangerously isolating. For Deaf or hard of hearing (“DHOH”) people it can be devastating. And encounters between DHOH people and law enforcement can be confusing at best; fatal at worst. …
CREEC and co-counsel represent Disability Rights Oregon and several disabled protesters in challenging the discriminatory law enforcement tactics applied during the protests starting in May of 2020.
In these two companion cases, CREEC and co-counsel successfully challenged the lack of outdoor exercise for prisoners in administrative segregation in the Colorado Department of Corrections.
CREEC is working with our friends at the ACLU National Prison Project and the ACLU of Montana to achieve ADA compliance for prisoners with disabilities at the Montana State Prison.