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Family Law–Providing For Those Who Cannot Provide For Themselves: A Proposal For The Arkansas General Assembly To Follow In The Footsteps Of An Already Expansive Guardianship Law And Grant Guardians The Right To File For Divorce On Behalf Of A Ward, Matthew L. Brunson Jan 2016

Family Law–Providing For Those Who Cannot Provide For Themselves: A Proposal For The Arkansas General Assembly To Follow In The Footsteps Of An Already Expansive Guardianship Law And Grant Guardians The Right To File For Divorce On Behalf Of A Ward, Matthew L. Brunson

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Disability Law - Americans With Disabilities Act Of 1990 - Title Ii And Title Iii And The Expansion Of Captioning For The Deaf: From Televisions And Movie Theaters To Stadiums And Arenas, Daniel Haney Jul 2011

Disability Law - Americans With Disabilities Act Of 1990 - Title Ii And Title Iii And The Expansion Of Captioning For The Deaf: From Televisions And Movie Theaters To Stadiums And Arenas, Daniel Haney

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Disability Law - Welcome To The New Town Square Of Today's Global Village: Website Accessibility For Individuals With Disabilities After Target And The 2008 Amendments To The Americans With Disabilities Act, Stephanie Khouri Apr 2010

Disability Law - Welcome To The New Town Square Of Today's Global Village: Website Accessibility For Individuals With Disabilities After Target And The 2008 Amendments To The Americans With Disabilities Act, Stephanie Khouri

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

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Employment & Disability Law—Americans With Disabilities Act Of 1990—The Weight Of Personal Responsibility: Obesity, Causation, And Protected Physical Impairments, Matthew Glover Jan 2008

Employment & Disability Law—Americans With Disabilities Act Of 1990—The Weight Of Personal Responsibility: Obesity, Causation, And Protected Physical Impairments, Matthew Glover

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

On July 26, 1990, Congress enacted the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which became effective two years later. Because the ADA lacked a list of all the disabilities it covered, courts have considered obesity and morbid obesity to be disabilities in some cases but not in others, notwithstanding the legislation’s desire for clarity and consistency in eliminating discrimination against the individuals with disabilities.

There seems to be a trend towards presuming that obesity is a matter of personal responsibility rather than a protected disability. The most recent developments in obesity jurisprudence have held that morbid obesity—absent evidence of ...


Reflections On Disability Discrimination Policy—25 Years, Laura F. Rothstein Jan 2000

Reflections On Disability Discrimination Policy—25 Years, Laura F. Rothstein

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

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The Americans With Disabilities Act Of 1900: A Road Now Too Narrow, Luther Sutter Jan 2000

The Americans With Disabilities Act Of 1900: A Road Now Too Narrow, Luther Sutter

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

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The Supreme Court Reins In The Americans With Disabilities Act, Stephen W. Jones Jan 2000

The Supreme Court Reins In The Americans With Disabilities Act, Stephen W. Jones

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

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Arbitration, Labor Contracts, And The Ada: The Benefits Of Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And An Update On The Conflict Between The Duty To Accommodate And Seniority Rights, Jan William Sturner Apr 1999

Arbitration, Labor Contracts, And The Ada: The Benefits Of Pre-Dispute Arbitration Agreements And An Update On The Conflict Between The Duty To Accommodate And Seniority Rights, Jan William Sturner

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, Sharon C. Streett Oct 1996

The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, Sharon C. Streett

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Least Restrictive Alternative: A Theory Of Justice For The Mentally Retarded, Eric D. Paulsrud Jul 1987

The Least Restrictive Alternative: A Theory Of Justice For The Mentally Retarded, Eric D. Paulsrud

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

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Constitutional Law—Equal Protection—Zoning Ordinance Excluding Home For The Mentally Retarded Fails The Rational Basis Test, Patricia J. Dolson Oct 1985

Constitutional Law—Equal Protection—Zoning Ordinance Excluding Home For The Mentally Retarded Fails The Rational Basis Test, Patricia J. Dolson

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Handicapped Law—Education For All Handicapped Children Act Does Not Require States To Provide Best Possible Option, Linda Joyce Bradley Oct 1983

Handicapped Law—Education For All Handicapped Children Act Does Not Require States To Provide Best Possible Option, Linda Joyce Bradley

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Administrative Law—Social Security Disability Benefits—Adoption Of Medical-Vocational Guidelines Within Statutory Authority, H. Mayo Smith Jul 1983

Administrative Law—Social Security Disability Benefits—Adoption Of Medical-Vocational Guidelines Within Statutory Authority, H. Mayo Smith

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Introduction, L. Lynn Hogue Oct 1981

Introduction, L. Lynn Hogue

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Aftermath Of The Dd Act: Is There Life After Pennhurst, The, Penelope A. Boyd Oct 1981

Aftermath Of The Dd Act: Is There Life After Pennhurst, The, Penelope A. Boyd

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Rights For Developmentally Disabled Citizens: A Perspective For The 80s, H. Rutherford Turnbull Iii Oct 1981

Rights For Developmentally Disabled Citizens: A Perspective For The 80s, H. Rutherford Turnbull Iii

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Reviewing An Individual Habilitation Plan: A Lawyer's Guide, Marianne Bennett Oct 1981

Reviewing An Individual Habilitation Plan: A Lawyer's Guide, Marianne Bennett

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Guardianship: Overcoming The Last Hurdle To Civil Rights For The Mentally Disabled, Sheryl Dicker Oct 1981

Guardianship: Overcoming The Last Hurdle To Civil Rights For The Mentally Disabled, Sheryl Dicker

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.