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Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act

Lawsuit: Sign-language interpreters fail to communicate

Nicki and Kris Runge have been trying to get pregnant. They’re working their way through a multi-year infertility treatment involving numerous medications, evaluations and an egg donor. Both […]...

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June 29, 2015 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Disability complaint in coffeeshop service-dog feud

For years, Ivan Lustig brought his service dog, Kobi, to Aspen’s swank Ink Coffee, where Lustig was a regular. But what started with a fellow coffee-drinker complaining about […]...

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June 15, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Sign language interpreters sorely lacking in Colo medical care

Lawsuit alleges Pueblo’s Parkview hospital broke state and federal disability laws...

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February 9, 2015 Civil Rights, The Mix

Rights Group: Assisted Suicide is discriminatory, a violation of Americans with Disabilities Act

Legalized assisted suicide sets up a double standard: some people get suicide prevention while others get suicide assistance, and the difference between the two groups […]...

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February 6, 2015 Just In, The Blogs

Bummer, dude: Judge says Abercrombie has to pay up

A Denver district court judge has ordered Abercrombie & Fitch to pay $405,195 in attorneys fees and other costs for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. ...

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February 28, 2014 Civil Rights, The Mix

Choosing home

One hundred thirty-nine Coloradans under 65 who live with developmental disabilities are being warehoused in privately owned nursing homes throughout the state....

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September 12, 2013 Health, In-Depth
Denver Judge: Abercrombie Brand Hollister Violating Disabilities Act

Denver Judge: Abercrombie Brand Hollister Violating Disabilities Act

Denver-based U.S. District Judge Wiley Daniel has ruled that the entrances to hundreds of Hollister stores nationwide violate the Americans With Disabilities Act. ...

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May 16, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice
Feds Probe Denver for Violating Deaf Prisoner Rights

Feds Probe Denver for Violating Deaf Prisoner Rights

The federal Justice Department is investigating Denver for failing to provide sign-language interpreters for deaf prisoners. Investigators are seeking to determine whether Denver – which touts itself as “one of America’s most accessible cities” -- is violating the Americans with...

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March 4, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

New regulations to add millions to pool of those protected by Americans with Disabilities Act

Come May, employers will be required to provide accommodations for a new range of issues and diseases that have recently been given the distinction of a disability as the result of an update to the Americans with Disabilities Act....

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March 31, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
State House hopeful Beezley backs ADA despite disparaging comments

State House hopeful Beezley backs ADA despite disparaging comments

On Friday, Colorado State House candidate Don Beezley told me he supports the Americans with Disabilities Act, despite disparaging comments he made about it. He […]...

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September 8, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Health, Politics

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The Stapleton Foundation nixes the S-word from its name

The Stapleton Foundation is dropping the word “Stapleton” from its name in response to residents’ growing frustration that their northeast Denver community honors the memory […]

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