Tag Archives: Maryland Disability Law Center

Virginia Knowlton Marcus: ADA at 25 — Much progress, but work still remains

There is a tremendous outpouring across the nation as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. This is an extraordinary chance for the public to learn more about the disability rights movement, and for our community to take stock.

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HABC gets extension on decade-old decree for accessible housing

Lauren Young, litigation director of the MDLC, said progress has been made but the consent decree remains unfulfilled. 'We are looking forward to having all of these opportunities up and available for people who have waited too long for these opportunities,' she said.

Ten years after settling a lawsuit over alleged discrimination against low-income people with disabilities, the Housing Authority of Baltimore City still has not fulfilled the requirements of the consent decree, according to court filings. While a lawyer for the plaintiffs ...

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Senate panel takes up MLSC funding bills

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Judiciary and agencies that provide free legal services for low-income residents urged legislators Tuesday to extend the extra surcharge on filings fees in civil cases, saying the $6 million in annual revenue it generates is necessary ...

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On the Move, 5/4: Scharlock hired as VP of acquisitions by Continental Realty

John Scharlock has been hired as vice president of acquisitions for Continental Realty Corp., a Baltimore-based commercial, retail and residential development and management company. He will oversee the identification and evaluation of acquisition opportunities from the Mid-Atlantic to southern Florida. ...

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