Case: DOJ Investigation of Maine's Behavioral Health System for Children

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Case Summary

(This summary is temporary while we research the case.) In 2021, the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division opened an investigation into Maine’s compliance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act in response to a complaint submitted on behalf of children across the state. The investigation determined that Maine violated the ADA by failing to provide behavioral health services to children in the most integrated setting appropriate to their needs.

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Letter of Findings

United States’ Investigation of Maine’s Behavioral Health System for Children Under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act

June 22, 2022

June 22, 2022

Findings Letter/Report

Docket

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

Case Details

State / Territory: Maine

Case Type(s):

Child Welfare

Special Collection(s):

Olmstead Cases

Key Dates

Case Ongoing: Yes

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.

Availably Documents:

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief