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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Hopkins violated ADA by not hiring interpreter, judge rules

Johns Hopkins Hospital can be held liable under the Americans with Disabilities Act for rescinding a job offer to a deaf nurse by claiming that paying for a sign language interpreter was cost-prohibitive, a federal judge has ruled. Lauren Searls later found employment at a New York hospital where she was provided an interpreter and has ...