DRNY engages in systemic and individual litigation on behalf of people with disabilities. Our litigation seeks to protect individuals from abuse and neglect and maximize the independence of individuals with disabilities.

Current Litigation



Students-Remain in Institutional Settings - DRNY v. OPWDD et al
Press Release 11-30-17

Complaint 11-30-17


Landlord Threatens Eviction of Family with Service Animal; M.C. et al v. The Nikifor's 

Complaint 5-14-17

Press Release 5-16-17


Civil Rights Violations; Walley v. Casey Holtslander and Terri Holtslander
Read Press Release: http://bit.ly/2nGcFN8 4-5-17
Read Complaint: http://bit.ly/2nGadGA 2-27-17


Adult Home Class Action Suit; O’Toole v. Cuomo (UPDATE)

Read Press Release: http://bit.ly/2lE5rEs 3-2-17
Read Settlement Stipulation:http://bit.ly/2lE9pNc 1-30-14
Read AG Withdrawal Doc: http://bit.ly/2lE4Z9m 2-28-17
Read Court Transcript: http://bit.ly/2lDTOxg 2-22-17



Text to 911 Service; Dupree & Logerfo v. City of New York, Nassau & Suffolk Counties
Complaint 1-9-17
Press Release 1-5-17


Article 17A Guardianships Are Unconstitutional; DRNY v. Unified Court System of NYS, et al

Complaint 9-21-16

Press Release 9-26-16

Decision 8-17-17


DRNY v. North Colonie School District, et al

Amended Complaint 8-18-14

Decision and Order 3-21-16


Two complaints vs. Rensselaer County Board of Elections; one filed with the U.S. Department of Justice and one filed with the NYS Attorney General’s Office.

DOJ Complaint 7-29-16
NYS AG Complaint 7-29-16

Press Release 8-1-16

Watch DRNY Video: #FIXITNOW 8-1-16



Ronald Raymond v. New York State Department of Civil Services, et al

Complaint

Press Release


DRNY v. New York State Justice Center

Press Release - July 18, 2016 

Complaint

Press Release - January 9, 2015

Decision


DRNY v. Northern Rivers / NE Parent & Child Center

Complaint 2-17-16

Press Release 2-19-16


Alfred Brandon & Judah Brown, et al v. Loeb House, Inc.

Complaint

Press Release



DRNY v. Department of Correction, et al

Amended Complaint

Press Release


Child with Disability, et al v. Sachem Central School District Board of Education

Complaint

Press Release

Favorable Decision Press Release 3-17-17