Samuel Bagenstos

Lawsuit tackles Ohio residential and employment segregation

Tuesday, April 5, 2016Disability Rights Ohio, the Center for Public Representation, Sidley Austin LLP and attorney Samuel Bagenstos hit the state of Ohio with a class-action lawsuit [PDF] March 31, accusing it of unnecessarily institutionalizing thousands of people with developmental disabilities,…

Supreme Court rules that employers must accommodate pregnant employees

Monday, April 6, 2015Although pregnancy is not a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 on March 25 that federal law requires employers, in certain situations, to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant women, similar to the requirements for…