Jenny in the News

News about Jenny Hatch Trial

Woman with Down Syndrome Fights for Her Freedom – and Wins

Cathy Free and Nicole Weisensee Egan, People Magazine, March 07, 2014

Deciding for Herself. A Family for Jenny

Cathy Free and Jill Smolowe, People Magazine, February 17, 2014

From Justice for Jenny to justice for all

Jonathan Martinis, Apostrophe Magazine, February, 2014

Jenny Hatch: Disabled young woman helps others gain independence

Don Dahler,  CBS This Morning, November 30, 2013

Jenny Hatch Justice Project: there’s no place like home

Meite Timshel,  The Inclusion Blog, November 7, 2013

Guardianship project aims to tap momentum of Virginia court ruling

Mark W. Sherman, Special Ed Connection, November 6, 2013

Center To Promote Alternatives To Guardianship

Michelle Diament, Disabilty Scoop, October 25, 2013

People with a disability deserve the same rights as everyone

Petula Dvorak, Washington Post, October 24, 2013

Jenny Hatch uses victory to help others

Andy Fox,, October 22, 2013

Justice for All. . . Not Just Jenny

Tina M. Campanella, CEO, Quality Trust & Jonathan Martinis, Esq, Legal Director, Quality Trust

Virginia Woman with Down Syndrome Becomes Hero to the Disabled

Theresa Vargas, Wash. Post, August 17, 2013

Every Grown-up Should Get Chance to Make Own Decisions

Deborah Kendrick, The Columbus Dispatch, August 11, 2013

Jenny Hatch in her New Life

Andy Fox,, Aug. 7, 2013

Guarding Adults with Disabilities

Huffpost Live, August 6, 2013

Woman With Down Syndrome Prevails In Guardianship Dispute

Michelle Diament, Disability Scoop, August 5, 2013

Disability Is No Excuse to Deprive One of Civil Liberties

Susan Mizner, ACLU, August 5, 2013

Judge: Woman with Down Syndrome can Live with Friends

Natalie DiBlasio, USA TODAY,  August 3, 2013

Judge: Jenny can Live with Hampton Couple

Peter Dujardin, Daily Press, August 3, 2013

Disabled Woman who Won Court Battle Moves in with Friends

Noreen O’Donnell, DReuters, August 3, 2013

Woman with Down Syndrome Wins Freedom from Parental Guardianship

MSN Now,  August 3, 2013

Jenny Hatch: A timeline

Washington Post, Washington Post, August 2, 2013

Video: Jenny Hatch Ruling

Daily Press, Video: Jenny Hatch Ruling, August 2, 2013, available at

Women with Down Syndrome Prevails over Parents in Guardianship Case

Theresa Vargas,  Wash. Post, August 2, 2013

Couple Wins Custody of Jenny Hatch

Andy Fox,, Aug. 2, 2013

Jenny Hatch’s Courtroom Battle Continues

Andy Fox,, July 30, 2013

Virginia Woman with Down Syndrome Seeks Power to Control Her Own Life

Theresa Vargas, Washington Post, July 20, 2013

Jenny’s Court Battle Begins

Andy Fox,, May 1, 2013

Jenny Hatch gets new attorney

Andy Fox,, April 10, 2013

Jenny Destined for Group Home, for Now

Andy Fox,, February 7, 2013

Jenny’s Guardianship Battle to Commence

Andy Fox,, February 6, 2013

Attorneys Meet in Jenny’s Case

Andy Fox,, December 5, 2012

Jenny Transferred to Another Group Home

Andy Fox,, November 20, 2012

Justice for Jenny Takes a Strange Turn

Andy Fox,, November 16, 2012

Justice for Jenny

Andy Fox,, October 25, 2012