Federal Disability Law in a Nutshell

Authors: Colker, Ruth / Milani, Adam A.
Edition: 4th
Copyright Date: 2010
  • Publication Date: June 28th, 2010
  • ISBN: 9780314264619
  • Subject: Disability Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This product presents an overview of the major federal disability laws with emphasis on the statutes, regulations, and significant points of substantive and procedural law. The fourth edition includes significant focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act, including its 2008 amendment. It also features coverage of constitutional rights; the definition of "disabled"; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; employment discrimination; programs and services; and housing, education, and transportation. Also included are reviews of the many relevant areas of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, including the 2004 amendments.