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We urged the President to sign the Convention to provide the United States' clear support for the principles of this landmark treaty and to continue our country's tradition as a world leader for people with disabilities. courts have interpreted physical access to court services to be limited by a fundamental alteration defense, and have not sufficiently ensured other access to justice. law and policy does not provide for proactive education and training to prevent exploitation, violence, and abuse. Thus, regulatory mechanisms do not mandate that media outlets broadcast positive imagery of people with disabilities, or to foster attitudinal changes.Following the issuance of that letter, the Council met in Chicago in July 2007, and discussed drafting a paper to guide NCD's future work on issues related to the Convention. law can be viewed as either being of a level with the mandates of the Convention or capable of reaching those levels either through more rigorous implementation and/or additional actions by Congress. The Americans with Disabilities Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, § 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Fair Housing Act are the most well known. Article 16 - Freedom from Exploitation, Violence, and Abuse. Moreover, regulation of public service announcements (public awareness raising advertisements produced by a variety of sources, including federal government agencies) which could fulfill some of the mandates set forth in the CRPD, is left to the Advertising (Ad) Council, a non-profit entity that distributes the majority of produced public service announcements.
The Articles identified as currently having the most significant gaps between U. law and policy and the CRPD are as follows: Article 5 - Equality and Non-Discrimination. In no case has Title III of the ADA been held to extend to stand-alone private websites. United States law is harmonious with the CPRD in so far as it prevents the State from interfering with its attainment. Because individual state laws governing the legal capacity of persons with disabilities are assessed on the basis of being rationally related to forwarding a legitimate state purpose, historically Americans with disabilities have been subjected to varying levels of stigma and subordination. Indeed, an extensive catalogue of just such state-sponsored enactments which violated the rights of persons with disabilities was appended to Justice Breyer's dissent in , the Supreme Court upheld the right of a state to sterilize "feeble minded" individuals on the ground that it was in the best interest of both the Commonwealth of Virginia and the sterilized individuals "in order to prevent our being swamped with incompetence." Thus, there is reason to be concerned that persons with disabilities in the United States are still not accorded their full rights of legal capacity, although the ADA and Rehabilitation Acts have had the beneficial effect of extending disability antidiscrimination principles to these issues. The United States legal framework is directed toward civil and political (or negative) rights protection, and leaves economic, social, and cultural (or positive) rights, when these are provided, to Congress. This appendix provides additional context to the discussion of the individual articles contained in the main body of the Paper. This Paper also contains a detailed appendix which includes the text of each article of the CRPD followed by a description of corresponding sources of central United States law. Secondly, this paper groups Articles 33-40, which address monitoring and implementation, together in one discussion.