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Professor Peter Blanck: Absentee Ballots Should Be Accessible, Especially During COVID-19

Friday 10/30/2020

“Title II of the ADA requires state and local governments to provide meaningful and equal access to all the services that they provide,” Blanck said. “A reasonable accommodation would not have to be approved through the Legislature because that’s required under (federal) law” ...

Peter Blanck

USA Today Interviews Professor Nina Kohn About Voters with Disabilities

Thursday 10/29/2020

“With COVID, many individuals don’t have access to family members and friends who would provide that assistance. In congregate care settings, how to they obtain a mail-in ballot? In many states, they have to request a ballot. How do they obtain that request? Not all have access to the internet. Or they may have muscular problems that make it hard to maneuver around a computer.”

Nina Kohn

Professor Nina Kohn in The Hill: When It Comes to Healthy Aging—Location, Location, Location

Monday 10/19/2020

Location matters because it determines access to health-enhancing resources and exposure to health hazards. Racially discriminatory zoning and housing market practices have led to communities of color having higher concentrations of health hazards and reduced access to health-enhancing resources, such as greenspaces, accessible health care providers and healthy food ...

Nina Kohn

Dean Craig M. Boise Joins Governing Advisory Council of New ABA Legal Education Police Practices Consortium

Thursday 10/15/2020

Syracuse University College of Law Dean Craig M. Boise has been appointed to a 10-member Advisory Council that will govern the newly formed Legal Education Police Practices Consortium, created by the American Bar Association in collaboration with law schools across the country ...

Dean Craig M. Boise

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