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Disparate Impact And Pregnancy: Title Vii's Other Accommodation Requirement, Camille Hébert Jan 2015

Disparate Impact And Pregnancy: Title Vii's Other Accommodation Requirement, Camille Hébert

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


"It's Not You, It's Me" - When Are Client Companies Liable For Staffing Firms' Discriminatory Hiring Practices?, Lara Samuels Jan 2013

"It's Not You, It's Me" - When Are Client Companies Liable For Staffing Firms' Discriminatory Hiring Practices?, Lara Samuels

American University Business Law Review

No abstract provided.


Federal Efforts To Achieve Mental Health Parity: A Step In The Right Direction, But Discrimination Remains, Lucas Quass Apr 2012

Federal Efforts To Achieve Mental Health Parity: A Step In The Right Direction, But Discrimination Remains, Lucas Quass

Legislation and Policy Brief

Prior to the 1970s, many healthcare plans in the U.S. offered benefits without discriminating between mental health and general healthcare coverage. In the 1970s and 1980s, the cost of healthcare increased dramatically and employers eliminated or limited mental health benefits in an attempt to reduce insurance costs. To manage insurance costs, employers began using more cost sharing mechanisms and benefit caps on mental health benefits. However, these limitations were not applied equally to mental health and general health benefits and a coverage disparity was created. Today, insurers often do not provide coverage for mental health on the same terms ...


The Americans With Disabilities Act: Should The Amendments To The Act Help Individuals With Mental Illness?, Abigail J. Schopick Apr 2012

The Americans With Disabilities Act: Should The Amendments To The Act Help Individuals With Mental Illness?, Abigail J. Schopick

Legislation and Policy Brief

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). The ADA was intended to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities by expanding the Rehabilitation Act (Rehab Act) to cover people with disabilities in need of coverage from a non-federal employer or entity. Unfortunately, due to a number of Supreme Court cases narrowing the focus of the ADA, the individuals that were intended by Congress to have full protection under the law were no longer assured adequate coverage. In 2008, in response to the narrowing of the definition of disability ...


When Treatment Is Torture: Protecting People With Disabilities Detained In Institutions, Eric Rosenthal, Laurie Ahern Jan 2012

When Treatment Is Torture: Protecting People With Disabilities Detained In Institutions, Eric Rosenthal, Laurie Ahern

Human Rights Brief

No abstract provided.


Implementing Legal Capacity Under Article 12 Of The Un Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities: The Difficult Road From Guardianship To Supported Decision-Making, Robert D. Dinerstein Jan 2012

Implementing Legal Capacity Under Article 12 Of The Un Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities: The Difficult Road From Guardianship To Supported Decision-Making, Robert D. Dinerstein

Human Rights Brief

No abstract provided.


The Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities In The Post-Lisbon European Union, Jennifer W. Reiss Jan 2012

The Convention On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities In The Post-Lisbon European Union, Jennifer W. Reiss

Human Rights Brief

No abstract provided.


Who’S The Boss?: The Need For Thoughtful Identification Of The Client(S) In Special Education Cases , Yael Zakai Cannon Jan 2011

Who’S The Boss?: The Need For Thoughtful Identification Of The Client(S) In Special Education Cases , Yael Zakai Cannon

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


The Learning Disability Mess, Ruth Colker Jan 2011

The Learning Disability Mess, Ruth Colker

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


How Idea Fails Families Without Means: Causes And Corrections From The Frontlines Of Special Education, Elisa Hyman, Dean Hill Rivkin, Stephen A. Rosenbaum Jan 2011

How Idea Fails Families Without Means: Causes And Corrections From The Frontlines Of Special Education, Elisa Hyman, Dean Hill Rivkin, Stephen A. Rosenbaum

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


The Gestalt Of The School-To-Prison Pipeline: The Duality Of Overrepresentation Of Minorities In Special Education And Racial Disparity In School Discipline On Minorities, Torin D. Togut Jan 2011

The Gestalt Of The School-To-Prison Pipeline: The Duality Of Overrepresentation Of Minorities In Special Education And Racial Disparity In School Discipline On Minorities, Torin D. Togut

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Racial Perspectives On Eligibility For Special Education For Students Of Color Who Are Struggling, Is Special Education A Potential Evil Or A Potential Good?, Jonathan Feldman Jan 2011

Racial Perspectives On Eligibility For Special Education For Students Of Color Who Are Struggling, Is Special Education A Potential Evil Or A Potential Good?, Jonathan Feldman

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Keynote Speaker, Patricia A. Shiu Jan 2011

Keynote Speaker, Patricia A. Shiu

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Technology: Are You (And Your Vendors) Ahead Of, Or On The Curve?, Kenneth Hirsh, Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Gary Norman, Bryan Rapp Jan 2011

Technology: Are You (And Your Vendors) Ahead Of, Or On The Curve?, Kenneth Hirsh, Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Gary Norman, Bryan Rapp

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Research Project Bar Examination Accommodations For Adhd Graduates, Neha Sampat, Esme Grant Jan 2011

Research Project Bar Examination Accommodations For Adhd Graduates, Neha Sampat, Esme Grant

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Selected Bibliography Relating To Law Students And Lawyers With Disabilities, Adeen Postar Jan 2011

Selected Bibliography Relating To Law Students And Lawyers With Disabilities, Adeen Postar

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Assisting Law Students With Disabilities In The 21st Century, David Jaffe Jan 2011

Assisting Law Students With Disabilities In The 21st Century, David Jaffe

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law

No abstract provided.


Veterans Benefits In 2010: A New Dialogue Between The Supreme Court And The Federal Circuit, Paul R. Gugliuzza Jan 2011

Veterans Benefits In 2010: A New Dialogue Between The Supreme Court And The Federal Circuit, Paul R. Gugliuzza

American University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Un Disability Convention: Historic Process, Strong Prospects, And Why The U.S. Should Ratify, Tara J. Melish Jan 2007

The Un Disability Convention: Historic Process, Strong Prospects, And Why The U.S. Should Ratify, Tara J. Melish

Human Rights Brief

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of The Development And Adoption Of The United Nations Convention Recognizing The Rights Of Individuals With Disabilities: Why The United States Refuses To Sign This Un Convention, Tracy R. Justesen, Troy R. Justesen Jan 2007

An Analysis Of The Development And Adoption Of The United Nations Convention Recognizing The Rights Of Individuals With Disabilities: Why The United States Refuses To Sign This Un Convention, Tracy R. Justesen, Troy R. Justesen

Human Rights Brief

No abstract provided.


The Rights Of Bar Examination Applicants With Disabilities In The United States, Edwin R. Hazen, Robert D. Dinerstein Jan 1999

The Rights Of Bar Examination Applicants With Disabilities In The United States, Edwin R. Hazen, Robert D. Dinerstein

Human Rights Brief

No abstract provided.


George Bush's America Meets Dante's Inferno: The Americans With Disabilities Act In Prison, Ira Robbins Jan 1996

George Bush's America Meets Dante's Inferno: The Americans With Disabilities Act In Prison, Ira Robbins

Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals

Introduction: The conditions in America's correctional facilities have long been cause for concern. Even those who do not advocate a comfortable quality of life for inmates recognize that basic problems such as overcrowding, inmate violence,' inadequate staffing,2 and increasing costs of building and maintaining prisons have approached crisis levels. Meanwhile, the prison population continues to swell. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the United States Department of Justice, the number of prisoners incarcerated at state and federal prisons annually has grown at a rate of 8.4% in recent years.'