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Court Rules State Must Keep People Safe in Prison

RALEIGH – A North Carolina Superior Court judge announced a ruling in favor of plaintiffs today, fin…

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NC Equal Justice Alliance Statement on the Murder of George Floyd and Call to Action for Racial Justice

The North Carolina Equal Justice Alliance joins our community of staff, clients, volunteers, donors,…

National Federation of the Blind Sues Duke University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination Against Blind Students Raleigh, North Carolina…

Suicide Rates in NC Jails at Record Highs

Suicide Rates in NC Jails at Record Highs but Sheriffs Block Reforms For Immediate Release 6/02/2020…

Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) condemns the ongoing criminalization of Black bodies. Race-b…

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Laila’s dog gets a ride

Sometimes our work takes us in unexpected directions as we address the legal concerns of our clients…

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Ben is back in school

When Ben’s mom called DRNC, it seemed impossible to get him back in school, learning and making frie…

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New law keeps kids in juvenile court

A new North Carolina law, Raise the Age, keeps 16 and 17-year-old kids with disabilities in the juve…

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COVID-19 in Facilities

DRNC is working to make sure that people with disabilities who live in facilities* stay safe and tha…

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Complaint concerning the NC Protocol for Allocating Scarce Inpatient Critical Care Resources in a Pandemic

Disability Rights NC files complaint concerning State’s Protocol on Scarce Inpatient Critical…