Federal Disability Law in a Nutshell

Author: Colker, Ruth
Edition: 6th
Copyright Date: 2019
  • Publication Date: March 11th, 2019
  • ISBN: 9781642429114
  • Subject: Disability Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This Nutshell presents an overview of the major federal disability laws with emphasis on the statutes, regulations, and significant points of substantive and procedural law. The sixth edition includes significant focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including its 2008 Amendment and accompanying regulations. Features coverage on constitutional rights; the definition of "disabled"; Rehabilitation Act of 1973; employment discrimination; programs and services; and housing, education, and transportation. Also reviews the many relevant areas of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), including the 2004 Amendments and two recent Supreme Court cases under the IDEA.