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Laura Rothstein

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A Primer On Disability Discrimination In Higher Education, Laura Rothstein Sep 2019

A Primer On Disability Discrimination In Higher Education, Laura Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

This article provides an overview of key issues and a focus on some of the most significant and important recent developments that should be given a high priority by university attorneys and higher education administrators and policymakers. It emphasizes the role that administrators responsible for facilitating or coordinating disability services on campus can play in ensuring that faculty members, staff members, and other administrators have the knowledge and tools to ensure access and also to avoid liability to the institution. Major changes in the Trump administration and Congress may signal changes that could affect disability discrimination issues on campus. These ...


Would The Ada Pass Today?: Disability Rights In An Age Of Partisan Polarization, Laura Rothstein Jun 2019

Would The Ada Pass Today?: Disability Rights In An Age Of Partisan Polarization, Laura Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) was the most significant civil rights legislation enacted since the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It provided comprehensive protection against discrimination for individuals with disabilities in employment, public accommodations, and public services. It built on § 504 of the Rehabilitation Act that provided these protections only to programs receiving federal financial assistance. It afforded broad access to those individuals who had benefitted from the 1975 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. This complex and far-reaching legislation was made possible by a confluence of timing and the right people at the right place at the ...


Right To Education For The Handicapped In West Virginia, Laura F. Rothstein May 2019

Right To Education For The Handicapped In West Virginia, Laura F. Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

1981 was the International Year of the Disabled Person. During that year handicapped individuals received much attention from the press. Hopefully this publicity will result in an increased awareness of the existence of handicapped persons in our society, the special problems they have, and also their special abilities. Of the legal issues concerning handicapped individuals, the one receiving the most attention is the right to education. Many changes have occurred in the legal requirements placed on state and local educational agencies, and these changes in the law have caused dramatic changes in the attitudes of parents, teachers, administrators, and others ...


Administrative Searches And Seizures: What Happened To Camara And See?, Mark A. Rothstein, Laura F. Rothstein May 2019

Administrative Searches And Seizures: What Happened To Camara And See?, Mark A. Rothstein, Laura F. Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

In recent years the Government's efforts in promoting health, safety and welfare have necessitated an increased number of administrative inspections of commercial and noncommercial premises. Although such inspections were previously held to be excluded from the fourth amendment's ban on unreasonable searches and seizures, the Supreme Court held in Camara v. Municipal Court and See v. Seattle that administrative inspections must comply with the warrant provision of the fourth amendment. Since those decisions, the Court has emphasized the exceptions to, rather than the strictures of, the warrant requirement. This article analyzes developments in the law concerning administrative searches ...


Reflections On Disability Discrimination Policy—25 Years, Laura F. Rothstein May 2019

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

Laura Rothstein

No abstract provided.


Children With Aids: A Need For A Clear Policy And Procedure For Public Education, Laura F. Rothstein May 2019

Children With Aids: A Need For A Clear Policy And Procedure For Public Education, Laura F. Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

One cannot open a newspaper, watch the television news, or even watch a favorite sitcom without being aware of the degree to which Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has permeated our society.


Are Antitrust Class Actions Dead In The Sixth Circuit?, Laura F. Rothstein May 2019

Are Antitrust Class Actions Dead In The Sixth Circuit?, Laura F. Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

No abstract provided.


Genetic Discrimination: Why Bragdondoes Not Ensure Protection, Laura F. Rothstein May 2019

Genetic Discrimination: Why Bragdondoes Not Ensure Protection, Laura F. Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

No abstract provided.


Puppies, Ponies, Pigs And Parrots: Policies, Practices, And Procedures In Pubs, Pads, Planes And Professions: Where We Live, Work, And Play, And How We Get There: Animal Accommodations In Public Places, Housing, Employment, And Transportation, Laura Rothstein Sep 2018

Puppies, Ponies, Pigs And Parrots: Policies, Practices, And Procedures In Pubs, Pads, Planes And Professions: Where We Live, Work, And Play, And How We Get There: Animal Accommodations In Public Places, Housing, Employment, And Transportation, Laura Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

This is an expanded and updated version of an article published in 23 ANIMAL L.13 (2018). It examines how disability discrimination policy clarifies when animals may be allowed as accommodations in various settings. It provides basic statutory and regulatory framework for these settings, administrative agency guidance, and judicial interpretations of these requirements in various settings. Major settings where animals might be an accommodation are addressed separately, with particular focus on higher education institutions and health care settings.


Forty Years Of Disability Policy In Legal Education And The Legal Profession: What Has Changed And What Are The New Issues, Laura Rothstein Aug 2018

Forty Years Of Disability Policy In Legal Education And The Legal Profession: What Has Changed And What Are The New Issues, Laura Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

No abstract provided.


Disability Law And Higher Education: A Road Map For Where We've Been And Where We May Be Heading, Laura Rothstein Aug 2018

Disability Law And Higher Education: A Road Map For Where We've Been And Where We May Be Heading, Laura Rothstein

Laura Rothstein

No abstract provided.