Search
We use cookies to better understand how you use our site and to improve your experience by personalizing content. Please review our updated Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. If you accept the use of cookies, please click the "I accept" button.I acceptI declineX
 
Skip navigational links
 
 
rollup image

Distance Learning Details

 
Go to Distance Learning

Fifteen Years of Olmstead: Evolution of the ADA Integration Mandate

Friday, June 13, 2014
3:00 PM-4:30 PM Eastern

Description

In connection with the 15th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Olmstead v. L.C., 527 U.S. 581 (1999), the Behavioral Health Task Force is pleased to present this roundtable discussion that brings together Steven Caley, an attorney who represented the plaintiffs, Lois Curtis and Elaine Wilson, in the original litigation, and Anne Raish, a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Deputy Chief and trial attorney involved in recent Olmstead enforcement actions, to examine the U.S. Supreme Court’s Olmstead holding and subsequent DOJ enforcement efforts.

In Olmstead, the Court held that the institutionalization of Curtis and Wilson in a state psychiatric hospital violated the Americans with Disabilities Act’s integration mandate requiring persons with disabilities to receive services in the most integrated setting appropriate to their needs. Since the Olmstead decision, the DOJ has enforced the mandate and applies it to public entities that: (1) directly or indirectly operate facilities and or/programs that segregate individuals with disabilities; (2) finance the segregation of individuals with disabilities in private facilities; and/or (3) through planning, service system design, funding choices, or service implementation practices, promote or rely upon the segregation of individuals with disabilities in private facilities or programs. The roundtable discussion will be moderated by Matthew Caspari, general counsel with the DC Department of Behavioral Health, who will address Olmstead challenges and opportunities encountered by public and private entities.

Faculty

No image found
Steven D. Caley
Senior Attorney
GreenLaw Inc.
Atlanta, GA
Email
Image of Caspari, Matthew W.
Matthew William Caspari  (Moderator)
General Counsel
DC Department of Behavioral Health
64 New York Ave NE Fl 3
Washington, DC
Email
No image found
Anne  Raish
Deputy Chief, Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division
DOJ
Washington, DC
Email

MX Find

© 2018 American Health Lawyers Association. All rights reserved. 1620 Eye Street NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006-4010 P. 202-833-1100 F. 202-833-1105