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JUSTICE FOR CRIMES VICTIMS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: AN EXAMINATION OF BARRIERS AND IMPETUS FOR CHANGE

"This paper focuses on the problem of crimes perpetrated against per- sons with disabilities and the barriers to justice in the United States in the 21st century. The remedy, ensuring that persons with disabilities are granted equal access to justice within the criminal justice system is grounded in the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act,4 prohibit- ing discrimination and guaranteeing that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of life." 

NANCY M. FITZSIMONS, PHD, MSW, LISW*