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Disability Law News

The Empire Justice Center publishes the Disability Law News on a quarterly basis, with issues in March, June, September and December.  It is edited by Kate Callery and Louise Tarantino of the Empire Justice Center and Kevin Cremin of Legal Services of NYC. The Disability Law News is published electronically, although you can order a paper subscription by contacting Michelle Peterson at mpeterson@empirejustice.org.

Current and archived editions of the newsletter are available and are searchable by keyword.

Newsletter articles occasionally refer to DAP#s.  These documents are available to those advocates registered with the On-line Resource Center, a joint project of the Empire Justice Center and Western New York Law Center.

 


 

CURRENT ISSUE

Disability Law News - October 2017 Issue


The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP Advocates. In this issue, we discuss the newly amended NYS Public Health Law Sections 17 & 18, and Mental Hygiene Law Section 33.16 that ensures free access to medical records for government benefits applications. Be sure to check out the newest regulations, administrative decisions and court decisions as well.  Read More

 

 


 

2011 ISSUES

Disability Law News - March 2011 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article on "21st Century SSA: Direct Deposits, Express Cards, Garnishments, and Tax Offsets". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

Disability Law News - June 2011 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article on "SSA Faces Budget Woes". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles Read More

Disability Law News - September 2011 :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an in-depth article titled "Social Seciruty Ruling Affects New Applications" describing Social Security Ruling (SSR) 11-1p, which precludes the filing of a subsequent application for benefits while an appeal is pending. Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

Disability Law News - December 2011 :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue highlights the announcement of a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2012 for monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Additional articles discuss ALJ bias and defining the rolls of representatives and ALJs. Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, and Administrative Decisions. Read More

 


 

2010 ISSUES

Disability Law News - December 2010 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article on "COLA". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles Read More

Disability Law News - September 2010 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article on "New Mental Impairment Listings Proposed". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

Disability Law News - June 2010 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. This issue features "Second Circuit Issues Ruling in Clark". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

Disability Law News - March 2010 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article on "Are Changes to DAA Materiality Rules in the Mix?". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

Disability Law News - January 2010 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article on "Courts Give, Congress Takes Away,Benefits to Non-Fleeing Felons". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

2009 ISSUES

Disability Law News - November 2009 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article on "Social Security Recipients Lose COLA Wars". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

Disability Law News - September 2009 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article on "Medicaid to Pay for “Point-of-Care” Blood Tests for Lead Poisoning". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

Disability Law News - July 2009 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article "Court of Appeals Issues New Decisions". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

Disability Law News - May 2009 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article "Settlement Reached in Fleeing Felon Case". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

Disability Law News - March 2009 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article "Childhood SSRs Issued". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

Disability Law News - January 2009 Issue :
The Disability Law News is a quarterly newsletter published for DAP advocates. Featured in this issue is an article "ALJ Statistics Make Waves". Also in this issue you will find articles on Regulations, Court Decisions, Administrative Decisions, and the Bulletin Board along with other articles. Read More

 


 

Disability Law News Archives

Archive issues of the Disability Law News are available in pdf format only.  You can download a free adobe reader at http://get.adobe.com/reader/Click here to view the Disability Law News Archives.