Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Disability Community Reacts to Supreme Court Nominee
The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law congratulates President Obama on his nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to replace Justice John Paul Stevens on the Supreme Court. "The advancement of legal protections for people with disabilities has always been a bipartisan effort.We need strong leaders on the courts to ensure that disability rights laws have the broad remedial effect Congress intended," said Robert Bernstein, Ph.D., executive director of the Bazelon Center. "We hope General Kagan will be such a leader on the Supreme Court."