DRNC in the News

December 3, 2020
We have disabilities, Mr. Cawthorn – it’s ok
NC Policy Watch

DRNC attorney Tara Muller speaks on disability rights and the eviction crisis
Spectrum News

December 2, 2020
Advocacy groups announce partial settlement in lawsuit over hospital discrimination against blind patients
NC Policy Watch

November 19, 2020
Three years after a state takeover, Cardinal Innovations faces new challenges
Raleigh News & Observer

November 5, 2020
‘It’s too late’: Meck County agrees to cut ties with Cardinal Innovations
WSOC

November 2, 2020
Prison is even worse when you have a disability like autism
The Marshall Project

October 23, 2020
Court ruling makes blind voters more independent and their ballots secure
WLOS

October 21, 2020
How Schools and the Criminal Justice System Both Fail Students With Disabilities
Slate Magazine

October 20, 2020
Union, Cabarrus, other counties look to cut ties with Cardinal
North Carolina Health News

October 12, 2020
Disability rights attorneys Holly Stiles and Rosie Bichell discuss a ruling that will allow voters with visual impairments to have equal access to absentee voting this fall
NC Policy Watch

North Carolina’s absentee voting portal for blind voters coming soon
WNCT

October 8, 2020
‘A Basic Right Of Citizenship’: Blind Voters Still Waiting For NC’s Plan For Safe, Private Ballots
WUNC

October 6, 2020
Voters in long-term care face difficulties
North Carolina Health News

Voting for all – election accessibility in NC
Carolina Public Press

October 5, 2020
Voting more inclusive for blind voters in N.C. this November
WTKR

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September 29. 2020
How Disability Rights NC evolved and fights for special needs kids
EdNC

September 25, 2020
Judge orders new accommodations for blind voters in pandemic
WRAL

September 24, 2020
Blind voters are suing North Carolina and Texas, arguing that mail ballots are discriminatory
Time 

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, 2020
Blind voters are being disenfranchised, NC lawsuit says, and coronavirus doesn’t help
Raleigh News & Observer

July 23, 2020
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, 2020
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
WRAL

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
EdNC

May 14, 2020
Judge denies lawsuit to free prisoners during pandemic
Carolina Public Press

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 25, 2020
Locked in Crisis: Packed by strict sentencing laws, prisons brace for COVID-19
The Center Square

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
alreporter.com

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

Civil rights groups sue governor, seek release of inmates amid COVID-19 spread
WRAL

April 7, 2020
North Carolina leaders talk cooperation as deaths grow 
The Bellingham Herald

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

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

March 8. 2020
Hurricane Preparedness Event Held in Bladen County
Spectrum News

March 7, 2020
In caring for those with disabilities, support professionals face their own challenges
Greensboro News & Record

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

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

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

December 18, 2019
FSHD Video interview of Meredeth Huml
FSHD Society Radio

December 9, 2019
A school’s obligation to provide nursing services under IDEA, Section 504
EdNC

November 29, 2019
Life and hard times in the Buncombe County jail
Mountain Xpress

November 23, 2019
How many women must die due to incarceration before we do something about the massacre?
Women In and Beyond the Global

November 19, 2019
Deaths by suicides and overdose skyrocket in NC jails
The Appeal

November 10, 2019
NC jail suicide and overdose deaths on the rise
The Charlotte Post

November 4, 2019
Jail suicides creep higher
Morganton News Herald

November 2, 2019
Our view: Jail suicides creep higher
Winston-Salem Journal

November 1, 2019
Barriers to Access and Inadequate Levels of Care in North Carolina Jails
North Carolina Medical Journal

October 31, 2019
North Carolina Health News: NC Jail Suicides And Fatal ODs On The Rise
Kaiser Health News

NC jail suicide and overdose deaths on the rise
North Carolina Health News

October 24, 2019
Disability Rights North Carolina calls for jail reforms
Mountain Xpress

Advocacy group seeks immediate action on jailhouse mental health treatment
Public Radio East

Suicides are back on the rise in North Carolina jails, report says
Raleigh News & Observer
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