Saturday, June 20, 2009

US District Court issues decision upholding rights of KPT tenants to sue

On June 19, 2009, the Honorable Judge Seabright issued a decision denying virtually all State of Hawaii challenges in it's motion to dismiss the claims brought by residents of Kuhio Park Terrace in federal court. The decision, available here, details the factual and legal basis for the decision.

This decisions allows the tenants to go forward and show their disability discrimination claims and is an important first step in holding the State accountable for needed changes at Kuhio Park Terrace.

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