K.O. v. Jett

Legal Aid contended the state, in violation of federal law, cut short the number of school days of special education students. The honorable Patrick J. Schiltz agreed.

Murphy et al. v. Harpstead

In this class action, residents with disabilities in group homes were affirmed in asserting their right to choose where they live; and Legal Aid was awarded the organization’s largest cash award in its history — $1.138M.

Segal v. Met Council d/b/a Metro Transit

Barry Segal filed 150 complaints with Metro Transit for failing to let him board the bus. Legal Aid’s Minnesota Disability Law Center contended Segal’s rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act had been violated. The Eighth Circuit agreed.

Welsch v. Likins

This 1972 federal class action successfully challenged unacceptable living conditions and lack of treatment for people with intellectual disabilities in Minnesota state hospitals.