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1996

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Full-Text Articles in Disability Law

The Lay View Of What "Disability" Means Must Give Way To What Congress Says It Means: Infertility As A "Disability" Under The Americans With Disabilities Act, Deborah K. Dallmann Oct 1996

The Lay View Of What "Disability" Means Must Give Way To What Congress Says It Means: Infertility As A "Disability" Under The Americans With Disabilities Act, Deborah K. Dallmann

William & Mary 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.


Research To Practice: Multiple Perspectives On Implementing The Rehabilitation Act Amendments Of 1992, Jean Whitney-Thomas Jun 1996

Research To Practice: Multiple Perspectives On Implementing The Rehabilitation Act Amendments Of 1992, Jean Whitney-Thomas

Research to Practice Series, Institute for Community Inclusion

This summary of a qualitative study reports the results of focus groups with administrators and counselors in Massachusetts's vocational rehabilitation agency. The findings highlight differences in perspectives on how the 1992 Rehabilitation Act Amendments have been implemented.


Compulsory Arbitration In The Unionized Workplace: Reconciling Gilmer, Gardner-Denver And The Americans With Disabilities Act, Amanda G. Dealy May 1996

Compulsory Arbitration In The Unionized Workplace: Reconciling Gilmer, Gardner-Denver And The Americans With Disabilities Act, Amanda G. Dealy

Boston College Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Impact Of The Americans With Disabilities Act On Legal Education And Academic Modifications For Disabled Law Students: An Empirical Study, Donald H. Stone May 1996

The Impact Of The Americans With Disabilities Act On Legal Education And Academic Modifications For Disabled Law Students: An Empirical Study, Donald H. Stone

All Faculty Scholarship

Law schools face the challenge of providing disabled students with reasonable accommodations in their academic setting in a fair and equitable manner. Disabled law students continue to demand academic modifications in course examinations by claiming to be persons with mental or physical disabilities. Law schools are also beginning to see requests for extension of time for degree completion, priority in course registration, and authorization to tape record classes, all by virtue of an entitlement under the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Persons with a wide range of disabilities are seeking academic modifications from their law schools. What ...


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.'


Book Review, Marianne Wesson Jan 1996

Book Review, Marianne Wesson

Articles

No abstract provided.


Disability, Work And Cash Benefits, Jerry L. Mashaw, Virginia P. Reno, Richard V. Burkhauser, Monroe Berkowitz Jan 1996

Disability, Work And Cash Benefits, Jerry L. Mashaw, Virginia P. Reno, Richard V. Burkhauser, Monroe Berkowitz

Upjohn Press

This book examines the economic consequences of work disabilities, and public and private interventions that might enable disabled individuals to enter the work force for the first time, remain at work, or return to work. Three groups of papers are presented. The first group examines ways that labor market changes, policy interventions and individual choices shape the work force. The next analyzes both public and private return to work policies for the work disabled and for those with a severely disabling condition. The final group focuses on the specific needs of the disabled that affect their work force participation, including ...


Will The Interaction Of The Family And Medical Leave Act And The Americans With Disabilities Act Leave Employees With An “Undue Hardship”?, Lisa J. Gitnik Jan 1996

Will The Interaction Of The Family And Medical Leave Act And The Americans With Disabilities Act Leave Employees With An “Undue Hardship”?, Lisa J. Gitnik

Washington University Law Review

No abstract provided.


Rights, Remembrance And The Reconciliation Of Difference, David Engel, Frank W. Munger Jan 1996

Rights, Remembrance And The Reconciliation Of Difference, David Engel, Frank W. Munger

Articles & Chapters

Rights in American society present a paradox-critics increasingly assert that proliferation of rights is undermining Americans' sense of community, yet scholars continue to document Americans' reluctance to assert formal legal rights. We explore the meaning of rights in American society by describing the intersection between the evolving civil rights of a previously excluded minority, culminating in the, and the personal histories of two individuals who might potentially invoke or benefit from such rights. Tracing the life stories of "Sara Lane" and 'Jill Golding" from childhood through adolescence to adulthood and employment, we relate the everyday relevance or irrelevance of law ...


No Direction Home: The Law And Criminal Defendants With Mental Disabilities, Michael L. Perlin Jan 1996

No Direction Home: The Law And Criminal Defendants With Mental Disabilities, Michael L. Perlin

Articles & Chapters

No abstract provided.


Establishing A Prima Facie Case Involving Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: A Threshhold Approach, 29 J. Marshall L. Rev. 441 (1996), Merilyn Brown Jan 1996

Establishing A Prima Facie Case Involving Multiple Chemical Sensitivity: A Threshhold Approach, 29 J. Marshall L. Rev. 441 (1996), Merilyn Brown

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.


Responsibilities Of Employers Toward Mentally Disabled Persons Under The Americans With Disabilities Act, Karin Mika, Denise Wimbiscus Jan 1996

Responsibilities Of Employers Toward Mentally Disabled Persons Under The Americans With Disabilities Act, Karin Mika, Denise Wimbiscus

Journal of Law and Health

This article will discuss the standards of the ADA with respect to accommodating mental illness in the workplace. It will argue the ADA definitions are not precise enough to apprising employers of what are their obligations regarding mentally ill persons in the workplace. It will additionally make suggestions for revising the statute and regulations to achieve this goal. In reaching its conclusion, this article will discuss popular conceptions about mental illness, and the current statutory framework of the ADA. Representative case law will be considered within the context of these topics. The article will ultimately suggest that fairness to both ...


Fair Housing Modifications And Accommodations In The '90s, 29 J. Marshall L. Rev. 331 (1996), F. Willis Caruso Jan 1996

Fair Housing Modifications And Accommodations In The '90s, 29 J. Marshall L. Rev. 331 (1996), F. Willis Caruso

The John Marshall Law Review

No abstract provided.


George Bush's America Meets Dante's Inferno: The Americans With Disabilities Act In Prison, Ira P. Robbins Dec 1995

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

Ira P. Robbins

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.'