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Right to Learn - Clarissa's Story - Failure to Transfer School Records Affects Children Across the State

All children deserve stable education. But when Clarissa, an ABLE client with a special education plan, had to move one summer, her education at her n ...


New KNOW YOUR RIGHTS videos produced by ABLE help you know your rights and protect yourself and your family.

Social Ecology and Lawyering in the Anthropocene

Matt Currie, ABLE Managing Attorney for our Housing and Economic Development Practice Group, wrote Social Ecology and Lawyering in the Anthropocene, p ...

Hepatitis C

People who suffered from chronic Hepatitis C were finally able to obtain curative treatment covered by Medicaid when the Ohio Department of Medicaid made changes.  Read the White Paper Curing the Hepatitis Treatment Gap,” written by ABLE attorneys Taylor Burns, Rebecca Steinhauser, and Kara Ford, explaining why Medicaid coverage for curative treatment at earlier stages of the disease is vital and saves pain and hardship, and ultimately, Medicaid dollars. 

White Paper (pdf)

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with TPS to Resolve Discriminatory Discipline Case filed by ABLE

ABLE CASE UPDATE - Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Toledo Public Schools to Resolve Complaints of Race and Disability Discrimination in Stu ...

Children of Undocumented Parents Unlawfully Denied Driver’s Licenses

Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center, et al. v. Registrar, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles  Obtaining a temporary instruction permit at age 15 and t ...

Refugees’ Court Victory Will Ensure Equal Access to Ohio Drivers’ Licenses

Community Refugee and Immigration Services, et al. v. Registrar, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles   Transportation is crucial to most of us.  It allows ...

Important Message About COVID-19

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) is here to help people living in poverty for whom the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about swift and se ...

Celebrating the Center for Equal Justice

The Center for Equal Justice has stood as a beacon of hope for 10 years at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Huron Street in Toledo. It offers servic ...