“The horizon recedes as we advance” was a phrase often quoted by Loyola Law School Dean Emeritus Gerald “Gerry” McLaughlin. Dean McLaughlin was a stalwart friend of Disability Rights Legal Center and a founder of the Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC), who passed away on April 12, 2015.
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DRLC maintains specialized programs that focus on areas of pressing concern to the disability community. Our client base includes people with all types of disabilities; people affected by cancer and HIV; children and students with disabilities; medically fragile children and people with terminal illness.
DRLC practice areas include:
Cancer Rights Program
Civil Rights Program
- Community Advocacy Program
- Disability Litigation Program
- Education Advocacy Program
- HIV Law and Policy Project
- Inland Empire Program
End of Life Choice
- Aid in Dying
- Right to receive appropriate supportive and palliative care
- Right to effective and aggressive pain and symptom management
DRLC does not provide legal representation on the following types of cases: Criminal, Employment, Domestic Violence, Personal Injury, Consumer Fraud, Bankruptcy, Evictons or Foreclosures, Applications or Appeals for Public Benefits, Wills/Estates/Trusts/ Conservatorships.
For more information about services DRLC does provide, please click here.