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Court awards $10,000 to deaf litigant denied interpreter - Alternative Dispute Resolution News

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Alternative Dispute Resolution News

Posted on: Sep 21, 2016

By Jennifer Bays Beinart, Bays Family Law

A deaf Indianapolis man who was denied a sign language interpreter at his court-ordered mediation of a child-custody dispute will receive $10,380 in damages, a federal judge ruled. In May, the Court ruled the Marion Superior Court violated Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act for failing to provide King an American Sign Language interpreter as he participated in the court’s modest means mediation program. Read the full story here.

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