Class action lawsuit brought by students with mobility and vision disabilities against the university. Disabilities Rights Advocates reached a settlement with the university “resulting in comprehensive access improvement.” (2015)
Guerra and two other plaintiffs filed suit over the discontinuation of a shuttle service. The College argued that there were other public resources that could transport SWD disabilities to campus. The court ruled for the defendant, citing Kirola. (2018)
This case involves a suit filed by an individual with disabilities against the City and County of San Francisco regarding access to all public libraries, pools, recreation and park facilities. The court ruled for the defendant, citing the requirements of “program accessibility,” in “existing facilities,” which considers a program’s accessibility when viewed as a whole. See 34 C.F.R. §104.22(a), (b), (f). (2017)
Lack of adequate accessible stadium parking, and railings in stadium. Remedy included creating adequate signage to inform the public of accessible spaces. (2015)
Lack of adequate accessible stadium parking, access to ticket counters, ramps, and access to bleachers. (2014)
Example of “existing facilities” challenges of older campus built on uneven terrain. See Resolution Agreement for details of plan. Includes Universal Design and communication. (2014)
Marvin Huezo v. Los Angeles Community College District (regarding Los Angeles Pierce College) Addressed facility access & barrier removal. (2008)
OCR # 1-05-2093 (Inaccessible buildings, films inaccessible to students with hearing impairments, lack of appropriate resources). (2006)
Settlement agreement: Cherry v. The City College of San Francisco. Addressed mobility issues. Complicated with dates of construction and rules in effect. (2006)
OCR Letter regarding Facility Access: inaccessible theater for students with mobility disabilities. Inaccessible parking garage. Construction dates back to 1955. Undated, but would have occurred between 1992-1997.
Paul Grossman’s evaluation of this case is presented here.