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RESOURCES for local organizers planning an action on April 17th

Advocacy Packet

Media Toolkit

Participating Schools and Co-Sponsors

Information regarding Garrett vs. Univ. of Alabama on the Web

To have an Advocacy Packet or a Media Toolkit mailed or faxed to you, please send your request, along with a self-addressed, stamped legal size envelope to the NDSU Regional Recruiter in your area.

Advocacy Packet

The advocacy packet has 9 pages with information on the Leave Out for different groups, the NDSU logo, listserv, and where to go for further information.

Advocacy Packet (HTML):

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Media Toolkit

Media Toolkit (HTML):

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Participating Schools and Co-Sponsors

Participating Schools and Co-Sponsors (HTML):

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Information regarding Garrett vs. Univ. of Alabama on the Web

Read the Supreme Court decision:

1. The Village Voice
Rewriting the Constitution: Supreme Court in Contempt http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0111/hentoff.shtml

2. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
The Garrett Case: New Challenge to the ADA

The Plaintiffs in the Garrett Case

3. Ragged Edge Magazine
States Must Still Comply with the ADA

Supreme Court rules 5-4 to limit ADA in Garrett decision

Court Sides with Alabama Against Garrett

A history lesson. http://www.raggededgemagazine.com/0900/0900editorial.htm

The long & sorry history of discrimination against people with disabilities in the United States -- and its likely causes

Briefs filed in the case

Disability rights advocates respond to Supreme Court Garrett ruling

4. The Center for an Accessible Society
Overview -- Supreme Court Ruling in Alabama v. Garrett

Supreme Court's Narrow Ruling Undermines ADA

5. Protection and Advocacy
Supreme Court Issues Ruling in University of Alabama v. Garrett

6. ABC News
Court Hears Disabilities Case: Justices Weigh States’ Rights vs. Civil Rights

Court Limits Disabilities Law: Case Weighed States’ Rights Vs. Civil Rights

Talking Over Garrett: A Review of Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court

7. iCan Online
http://www.icanonline.net/ (Type Garrett in the "search" window and several articles are listed)
Here are some of the articles:

Meet Patricia Garrett: Alabama woman's case before Supreme Court is test of states' rights vs. ADA

Loss in Garrett case could be devastating, experts say

Court hears opening arguments in Garrett case

Advocates disappointed by Garrett ruling

Significant court cases involving Title I of ADA
http://www.icanonline.net/news/fullpage.cfm?articleid=30CC2EB5-DA79-4098-8FB 75C072131CEB4&cx=issues.stay_informed

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