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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):
http://www2.uic.edu/stud_orgs/pol/dsu/advocacypacketwhite.htm

Download Advocacy Packet (Word document):
http://www2.uic.edu/stud_orgs/pol/dsu/advocacypacketwhite.doc

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Media Toolkit

Media Toolkit (HTML):
http://www2.uic.edu/stud_orgs/pol/dsu/mediatoolkitwhite.htm

Download Media Toolkit (Word Document):
http://www2.uic.edu/stud_orgs/pol/dsu/mediatoolkitwhite.doc

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Participating Schools and Co-Sponsors

Participating Schools and Co-Sponsors (HTML):
http://www2.uic.edu/stud_orgs/pol/dsu/schoolsandsponsorswhitetext.htm

Download Participating Schools and Co-Sponsors (Word Document):
http://www2.uic.edu/stud_orgs/pol/dsu/schoolsandsponsorswhite.doc

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

Read the Supreme Court decision:
http://laws.findlaw.com/us/000/99-1240.html

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
http://www.bazelon.org/garrettcase.html

The Plaintiffs in the Garrett Case
http://www.bazelon.org/garrett&ash.html#garrett


3. Ragged Edge Magazine
States Must Still Comply with the ADA
http://www.raggededgemagazine.com/extra/garrettdecovervw.htm

Supreme Court rules 5-4 to limit ADA in Garrett decision
http://www.raggededgemagazine.com/drn/drn022101garrett.htm

Court Sides with Alabama Against Garrett
http://www.raggededgemagazine.com/drn/drn022101_ID_garrett.htm

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
http://www.raggededgemagazine.com/garrett/index.html

Briefs filed in the case
http://www.raggededgemagazine.com/garrett/abtbriefs.htm

Disability rights advocates respond to Supreme Court Garrett ruling
http://www.raggededgemagazine.com/drn/garrettadawatchresp.htm

4. The Center for an Accessible Society
Overview -- Supreme Court Ruling in Alabama v. Garrett
http://www.accessiblesociety.org/topics/ada/garrettoverview.htm

Supreme Court's Narrow Ruling Undermines ADA
http://www.accessiblesociety.org/topics/ada/garrettstatement.htm

5. Protection and Advocacy
Supreme Court Issues Ruling in University of Alabama v. Garrett
http://www.protectionandadvocacy.com/Title2ADA.html

6. ABC News
Court Hears Disabilities Case: Justices Weigh States’ Rights vs. Civil Rights
http://abcnews.go.com/sections/us/DailyNews/scotus_ada001011.html

Court Limits Disabilities Law: Case Weighed States’ Rights Vs. Civil Rights
http://more.abcnews.go.com/sections/us/dailynews/scotus_ada010221.html

Talking Over Garrett: A Review of Oral Arguments Before the Supreme Court
http://disabilities.about.com/health/disabilities/library/weekly/aa112300b.h
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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
http://www.icanonline.net/news/fullpage.cfm?articleid=A186FD91671B-424A-A217BB9D2402C953&cx=

Loss in Garrett case could be devastating, experts say
http://www.icanonline.net/news/fullpage.cfm?articleid=8CCBE67C10E0-4104-BB3E920D6AFF5EBD&cx=

Court hears opening arguments in Garrett case
http://www.icanonline.net/news/fullpage.cfm?articleid=53053318-B4A3-44C3-ABAB01FED0D481C4&cx=

Advocates disappointed by Garrett ruling
http://www.icanonline.net/news/fullpage.cfm?articleid=3028E4D9-AAF4-4CFF-A595599AA19AB518&cx=

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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