Justice Denied Resources

There are many resources available to help you learn more about issues that are relevant to disability justice. Here are a few places to begin:

Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities

  • The Learning Center: An online resource of more than 10,000 pages of documents, divided into four categories for easier reference, from the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities.
  • Partners in Time: Award-winning online course that focuses on the history of society’s treatment of people with disabilities from ancient times through the present, the way that they lived, learned and worked throughout history and growth of the Disability Rights Movement

The Arc: People with Intellectual Disabilities in the Justice System

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

American Bar Association, Commission on Disability Rights

One Voice One Vote, League of Women Voters Minnesota

National Disability Rights Network

Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center

On April 4, 2017, the University of Minnesota Law School outreach committee, Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, sponsored a CLE, “Sex Trafficking of People with Disabilities”. This CLE was presented as a panel discussion and moderated by the Honorable Donovan W. Frank, United States District Court, District of Minnesota. Panel members included Laura Provinzino, Assistant U.S. Attorney, John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney, Sarah Bessell, Staff Attorney, The Human Trafficking Pro Bono Legal Center in D.C., and Abigail Sterner, Victim Advocate, St. Paul and Ramsey County Domestic Abuse Intervention Project. They each spoke about their perspectives and experiences with this issue