2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 23, 2020  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 846 - Disability Law

2-3 Credit Hours
An overview of disability law with a major emphasis on the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Will focus on many of the policy issues that arise in the area of disability law examining how laws impact the lives of people with disabilities in such areas as employment discrimination, public accommodations, housing, and education, with a particular emphasis on employment discrimination. Will survey relevant cases, statutes, articles, and legal doctrines and explore how this area of law reflects societal attitudes towards people who are perceived as having or not having disabilities. Will introduce students to social science research addressing salient disability issues in contemporary society, in addition to statutes and case law.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable. May be taken once for 2 to 3 hours.
Registration Restriction(s): Law students only.



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