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photo A Passion for Justice
By Ron Gould
Connecticut Public Television

An unusually penetrating examination of the question of inclusion, this is an engaging portrait of Bob Perske, the author of Unequal Justice, and a crusader for the legal rights of people with developmental disabilities. After fighting for de-institutionalization of people with disabilities, and for their inclusion into mainstream society, Perske has come to find a number of ways in which mainstreaming can leave them vulnerable.

Focusing on cases in which people with developmental disabilities have been convicted of crimes they did not commit, A Passion for Justice asks challenging questions about society's responsibility to this population, and about ways to protect everyone's rights to equality and justice.

29 minutes
© 1994
Purchase $99 DVD
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"An excellent introduction to a topic most of society chooses to ignore: equal and just treatment under the law for developmentally disabled individuals." Disability Resources Monthly

Awards & Conference Screenings
Paralympic Disability Film Festival
Rehabilitation International Film Festival

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