Opioid Use Disorder and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Enforcement Actions by the Department of Justice

ADA Audio Conference Webinar Series
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Eastern Time

Sponsored by the Great Lakes ADA Center and the ADA National Network (ADANN)
For help, contact Great Lakes ADA Center: 1-877-232-1990 (Voice/TTY) or email webinars@adaconferences.org

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Description:
Members of the Civil Rights Unit (CRU) of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan will discuss some of the basic protections of the Americans with Disabilities Act that are applicable to individuals with an Opioid Use Disorder, and the Department of Justice’s role in enforcing those protections. CRU staff will outline the basic investigative process, including how to file a complaint, before highlighting recent enforcement actions of the Department and the policy changes that resulted from those actions.

Individuals may submit questions for the presenters in advance through the registration process.

This session will have human generated real-time captioning provided.

Continuing Education Credit available: Certificate of Attendance; ACTCP: 1.5 Credits

Speakers:

Lorrie Bates, Civil Rights Investigator, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan

Michael El-Zein, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan