Mini Abe’s big night out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kXUCokpyKE #MiniAbe
Hall v. FL:
U.S. Supreme Court held FL law law requiring death row prisoners’ IQ below 70 to prove intellectual disability violates the Eighth Amendment ban on cruel and unusual punishment in a 5 to 4 decision (Federal law bans the execution of people with intellectual disabilities). Decided May 27, 2014.
“I tell vegans they’re gonna die too.” -Mongo McMichael, Chicago Bear, eating-1lb Angus beef, cheddar cheese, bacon, onion straws, jalapeno bottlecaps, & fries
People with disabilities’ quality of life ≥ non-PWDs’.
RT @BBCWorld Why are people with disabilities assumed unhappy? http://t.co/F5fFapb6MD
Happy birthday to our members born in late spring! @Costa and @Carmen
Happy Memorial Day; remembering our fallen soldiers (as opposed to Veterans Day-celebrating all US vets, including our Wounded Warriors)!
Community advocates celebrate Chicago going 42 hours without a shooting this weekend: http://ow.ly/xeiw5 @ABC7Chicago #stoptheviolence
Had a great meeting with @SarahKaplanLaw on co-op law and how she started hubcoop.org, a housing cooperative on the South Side!
Wheelchair basketball in Chicago. Owned by the NBA Chicago Bulls.
http://ow.ly/xd8LW Go @chicagobulls
Law School Admission Council’s $7.73 million settlement for failing to accommodate exam takers with disabilities. http://ow.ly/x7PnF