Advocates Decry Biden Administration’s Appeal Fighting Order to Vaccinate Medically Vulnerable People in ICE Detention

Yesterday, the Biden Administration took the surprising step of filing an appeal to a federal court order requiring U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to vaccinate medically vulnerable people in its custody. The filing was in Fraihat v. ICE, which…

CREEC Files Suit Against Colorado Department of Corrections on Behalf of Blind Prisoners

CDOC’s failure to accommodate compromises safety and privacy of blind people and excludes them from most programming. Incarcerated people are one of the most vulnerable populations in the United States. Blind incarcerated people are even more at risk when prisons…

Disability Law Colorado Files Suit Against Department of Corrections on Behalf of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Incarcerated People

CREEC and Denver Law Civil Rights Clinic Are Representing Disability Law Colorado; Lawsuit Seeks Effective Communication, Accommodations Denver, CO – Disability Law Colorado (DLC) filed suit against the Colorado Department of Corrections (CDOC) in federal court in Denver today seeking…

Advocates Win Federal Court Appointment of Special Master to Oversee ICE Custody Releases

Citing a “history of noncompliance,” a federal judge orders a special master to monitor and oversee custody reviews and releases for people at heightened risk of COVID-19 A federal court last night granted civil rights organizations’ motion to appoint a special…

CREEC and Co-Counsel File Motion for Preliminary Injunction to Protect Protesters with Disabilities

CREEC and co-counsel represent a group of disabled individuals who have been protesting racialized police violence in Portland Oregon since the murder of George Floyd in late May, 2020.  These brave and righteous plaintiffs challenge law enforcement practices that discriminate…