The ACLU of Mississippi joined six other state advocacy organizations and nine national advocacy organizations in an amicus brief advocating for an open and accessible judicial system for Americans with disabilities. The brief was filed in the Fifth Circuit Court of the U.S. Court of Appeals in support of Dr. Scott Crawford, a resident of Hinds County, and his appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. Dr. Crawford uses a wheelchair and seeks access to government buildings in Hinds County, MS. 

Date filed

August 26, 2020

Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Case number

20-60372