Shortage of Sign Language Interpreters in City Courts Creates Delays

September 23, 2019

City Limits featured NYLPI Senior Attorney for Disability Justice Maureen Belluscio in an extensive story about access to the court system this morning. Experts and advocates point to a number of reasons behind the shortage in sign-language interpreter …



NYLPI and the City of New York Enter into Groundbreaking Structured Negotiation Agreement to Ensure the Physical Accessibility of New York City Courthouses

July 21, 2016

Following NYLPI’s March 2015 Accessible Justice Report, which documented the widespread inaccessibility of New York City’s courthouses to people with mobility impairments, the City of New York, NYLPI, and four of our clients entered into a groundbreaki …



City Council Holds Oversight Hearing about Access to NYC Courthouses

July 5, 2016

As City Limits reports, on June 23, 2016, the New York City Council held an oversight hearing concerning the problems identified in NYLPI’s March 2015 report, “Accessible Justice: Ensuring Equal Access to Courthouses for People with Disabilities.”  NYL …



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