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Disab & the Law Sem (LAW-715-001)
I have attached last year's course requirements memo to give you a sense of course, though there will be updated information (and dates) for Spring 2014, as well as a new edition of the casebook)
Explores the ways in which the legal system deals (and has dealt) with people with disabilities in such areas as employment, education, housing, institutionalization, transportation, and health. Students look at historical and contemporary depictions of people with disabilities, case law, and statutes, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Fair Housing Act Amendments of 1988, and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Colker & Grossman, The Law of Disability Discrimination (LexisNexis 8th ed. 2013) The Law of Disability Discrimination Handbook: Statutes and Regulatory Guidance (LexisNexis 8th ed. 2013)
First Class Readings
To be posted
The syllabus is available in the following format(s):