Materials on Americans with Disabilities Act that Pro Se Litigants should consider.

  AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990, AS AMENDED https://www.ada.gov/pubs/adastatute08.htm ENDREW F. v. DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT RE–1 (recent ADA case DECIDED mARCH 22, 2017 by a unanimous Supreme court) Query: Should ADA advocates create plans for their clients which tend to mitigate the adverse effects of not having legal counsel? https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/16pdf/15-827_0pm1.pdf Ensuring Equal Access for People with Disabilities: A Guide for Washington Administrative Proceedings http://www.wsba.org/Legal-Community/Committees-Boards-and-Other-Groups/Access-to-Justice-Board/ATJBLC/~/media/73292065DB15413D865E7AB3426806F4.ashx PRO SE LITIGANTS WITH DISABILITIES IN [NEW YORK STATE] FAMILY COURT: A Proposal for Procedural and Substantive Legal Assistance (2011) http://www.empirejustice.org/issue-areas/civil-rights/ada/pro-se-litigants-with.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/#.WNfs8_nyuUkhttp://www.empirejustice.org/issue-areas/civil-rights/ada/pro-se-litigants-with.html?referrer=https://www.google.com/#.WNfs8_nyuUk Ninth Circuit Jury Instructions regarding ADA employment litigation http://www3.ce9.uscourts.gov/jury-instructions/node/208 Making a Prima Facie Case of Discrimination Under the ADA http://www.employmentlawfirms.com/resources/employment/discrimination/disabled-employees-prima-facie-case-under-ada Disability Rights in Housing https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/disabilities/inhousing How Evictions from Subsidized Housing Routinely Violate the Rights of Persons with Mental Illness http://scholarlycommons.law.northwestern.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1049&context=njlsp Meghan P. Carter, How Evictions from Subsidized Housing Routinely Violate the Rights of Persons with Mental Illness, 5 Nw. J. L. & Soc. Pol’y. 118 (2010). http://scholarlycommons.law.northwestern.edu/njlsp/vol5/iss1/5    http://www.americanbar.org/newsletter/publications/law_trends_news_practice_area_e_newsletter_home/10thingslandlords.html Living Lies; The Emergence of Post-Traumatic Foreclosure Disorder (2016) The Emergence of Post-Traumatic Foreclosure Disorder

Articles Regarding Non-Wealthy Persons Ability to Access Justice in the United States

Articles Regarding Non-Wealthy Persons Ability to Access Justice in the United States Latest article: ABA Law Journal, “86 percent of low-income Americans’ civil legal issues get inadequate or no legal help, study says” (June 14, 2017) Source Document: Legal Services Corporation, The Justice Gap: Measuring the Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-income Americans (June 2017) Lawyerist.com, Measuring the Access-to-Justice Gap: Nearly 70% of All Civil Defendants Aren’t Represented (2016) Measuring the Access-to-Justice Gap: Nearly 70% of All Civil Defendants Aren’t Represented     ABA Journal, Can the access-to-justice gap be closed? These recommendations might make it possible (2016) http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/aba_commission_future_legal_services_report_access_to_justice     Washington State  2015 Civil Legal Needs Study Update http://ocla.wa.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/CivilLegalNeedsStudy_October2015_V21_Final10_14_15.pdf     Center for American Progress, The Justice Gap: Civil Legal Assistance Today and Tomorrow  (2011) https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/courts/reports/2011/06/22/9824/the-justice-gap/     Legal services Corporation: Documenting the Justice Gap In America The Current Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-Income Americans (2009) http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/marketresearch/PublicDocuments/JusticeGaInAmerica2009.authcheckdam.pdf     Gillian K. Hadfield, Higher Demand, Lower Supply? A Comparative Assessment of the Legal Resource Landscape for Ordinary Americans, 37 Fordham Urb. L.J. 129 (2009). http://ir.lawnet.fordham.edu/ulj/vol37/iss1/6/     Washington State  2003 Civil Legal Needs Study Update https://www.courts.wa.gov/newsinfo/content/taskforce/CivilLegalNeeds.pdf     The 2003 Washington State Civil Legal Needs Study: Executive Summary https://www.courts.wa.gov/newsinfo/content/taskforce/legalneedsexecsummary.pdf NEW MATERIALS ADDED JULY 30, 2017 Owen, Boycott, the guardian (U.S. edition) “Appeal court judge ‘horrified’ at number of litigants without lawyers” (November 23, 2014) “83% of lawyers believe justice is no longer accessible to all. … As many as two-thirds of cases working their way through the family courts now involve at … Continue Reading