Public Hearing Summaries Note: Click on the case title to download the case PDF. Frank Olson vs. State of Alaska, Dept. of Corrections, Div. of Institutions Date of Decision: Basis: Physical/Mental disability Resolution: Pre-Hearing Settlement Download decision file (pdf) Pubic hearing summary: complainant, who was incarcerated at one of respondent’s facilities, alleged that respondent discriminated against him because of his disability when it refused to continue a reasonable accommodation in the form of a cell that was accessible to persons with disabilities when he was transferred from another facility. A hearing scheduled for January 12–13, 2016, was continued when the parties agreed to settle the case. The parties entered into an agreement in which respondent agreed to provide appropriate facilities for inmates with disabilities and to modify its policies to ensure that accommodations provided to inmates were not withdrawn without conducting an individual assessments. On May 24, 2016, the Commission granted the Executive Director’s request to dismiss the case.