DRNC in the News

September 14, 2020
Judge won’t order more controls upon N.C. prison system
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly

September 12, 2020
North Carolina reports more than 1,400 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations fall
Raleigh News & Observer

September 11, 2020
NC’s absentee ballot inaccessible to some voters with disabilities
North Carolina Public News Service

Judge won’t order more controls upon NC prison system
Carolina Coast Online

August 30, 2020
Judge may appoint a ‘special liaison’ to reduce COVID-19 risks in N.C. prisons
Greensboro News & Record

August 28, 2020
‘Hit twice as hard’: Children with disabilities face onslaught of challenges
Cronkite News 

August 12, 2020
NC jails have known this position is deadly. So why was it used again?
Raleigh News & Observer

August 4, 2020
In harm’s way: NC homes for frail, disabled fail to prepare for foreseeable disasters
Charlotte Observer

August 2, 2020
In harm’s way: NC homes for frail, disabled fail to prepare for foreseeable disasters
Raleigh News & Observer

July 29, 2019
Blind voters are being disenfranchised, NC lawsuit says, and coronavirus doesn’t help
Raleigh News & Observer

July 23, 2019
NC jail death exposes a reporting loophole critics say needs closing
Charlotte Observer

July 22, 2020
Disaster Relief For The Elderly And Disabled Is Already Hard. Now Add A Pandemic
All Things Considered/NPR

July 2, 2019
COVID-19 puts pressure on already fractured prison health system
North Carolina Health News

June 18, 2020
As deaths in NC jails continue to rise, lawmakers debate new safety rules
Raleigh News & Observer

June 17, 2020
Judge orders COVID-19 protection of incarcerated people
NC Policy Watch

June 9, 2020
Judge rules for incarcerated people in lawsuit over DPS response to COVID-19
NC Policy Watch

June 8, 2020
NC judge rules in favor of state prisoners who claim incarceration during pandemic is unconstitutional

NC Jail Suicides Up, Sheriffs Oppose Some Reforms
The Crime Report

June 6, 2020
As report shows suicides rising in NC jails, lawmakers propose canceling safety rules
Charlotte Observer

June 4, 2020
Lawsuit filed by blind student accuses Duke University of discrimination
Raleigh News & Observer

North Carolina jail suicides reached record high last year, amid calls for reform
North Carolina Health News

May 20, 2020
State looking to change policy for students with specific learning disabilities

May 5, 2020
Families say they can’t see children with disabilities as hospitals battle coronavirus
Raleigh News & Observer

May 1, 2020
Judge Wants More Info on North Carolina Prison Conditions
U.S. News & World Report

April 24, 2020
Coronavirus creates new worries for people with disabilities who depend on in-home care
Raleigh News & Observer

April 22, 2020
NC prisoner dies after 8-day hospitalization
North Carolina Health News

April 21, 2020
Prison legal advocates refile lawsuit to protect inmates from coronavirus
North Carolina Health News

Locked in Crisis: Packed by strict sentencing laws, prisons brace for COVID-19

April 14, 2020
NC prisons begin early release for some inmates
North Carolina Health News

March 28, 2020
NC governor to sheriffs: No extra state COVID-19 resources available for jail inmates
North Carolina Health News

April 8, 2020
North Carolina leaders talk cooperation as deaths grow 
Columbia Basin Herald

March 9, 2020
Disability Rights advocate Virginia Knowlton Marcus on the urgent need to do a better job of housing North Carolinians living with disabilities
NC Policy Watch

February 21, 2020
Housing supply lacking for people with disabilities in Charlotte, report says
The Charlotte Observer

February 17, 2020
Restrained in Class: Parents, experts alarmed by educators restraining children

February 14, 2020
NC to Overhaul Community Living Program for People with Disabilities
Public News Service

February 8, 2020
Judge: N Carolina falls short in service access for disabled
Richmond County Daily Journal

Judge: North Carolina falls short in service access for disabled
Greensboro News & Record

February 7, 2020
Court: State policies discriminate against NC residents with disabilities
Carolina Public Press

Court ruling says NC is illegally segregating people with disabilities
Raleigh News & Observer

Judge: N Carolina falls short in service access for disabled
San Francisco Chronicle

January 19, 2020
Anna Fesmire, Ann Morris and Terri Flam-Goldberg: Local legislative delegation should fight to pass the Second Chance Act
Greensboro News & Record

December 31, 2019
Letter to the editor in repsonse to “NC families struggle to find housing for adults with disabilities”
Raleigh News & Observer