Cases

Here are some of CREEC’s major cases.

Click on each case name for a more detailed description, the latest case news, and links to significant pleadings.

Access to Healthcare During Public Health Emergencies: CREEC and others filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, alleging Tennessee guidelines for allocation of healthcare violated the ADA and similar laws.

Center for Rights of Parents with Disabilities v. Colorado Homeless Families, Inc.: lawsuit challenging the refusal of a social service provider to consider SSDI and other disability benefits as income for eligibility purposes.

*Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center v. US Department of Homeland Security & US Immigration and Customs Enforcement: a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit to demand ICE release requested records about two immigration detention centers.

*E.A.R.R. et al. v Department of Homeland Security et al.: lawsuit against the Trump administration for its “Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) policy. It is the first class-action suit challenging MPP’s discriminatory practices on the basis of disability.

*Fraihat v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement: lawsuit against ICE that challenges discrimination against immigrants with disabilities.

Hotel Transportation Cases: lawsuits challenging inaccessible shuttle transportation services at hotels across the nation in CREEC et al. v. Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc.CREEC et al. v. RLJ Lodging TrustCREEC v. Hospitality Properties Trust, and CREEC et al. v. Sage Hospitality Resources, LLC et al.

*Langford v. Bullock: negotiations and monitoring to achieve ADA compliance at Montana State Prison.

*Medi-Cal Civil Rights Complaint: administrative complaint challenging discrimination against Latin@ individuals in Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program.

Online Content Captioning Cases: lawsuits challenging the lack of captions for thousands of online videos made available to the public by Harvard University and MIT.

Red Line Civil Rights Complaint: administrative complaint challenging Maryland’s decision to strip Baltimore of transportation funding, which has had a disparate impact on African-American residents of Baltimore.

* = active cases

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