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Fall 2020 Course

Disability Rights Law

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam

This course encompasses many aspects of disability rights, laws, and policies, with particular emphasis on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) which regulates employment, state and local governments, transportation, and public accommodations. This year marks the ADA’s 30th Anniversary. Readings, lectures, and other disability studies materials will provide context for the covered legal issues. All materials are posted to the course website, including a copy of the ADA:

This two credit course meets on Tuesdays from 5:00-7:00 online via Zoom. Your grade will be determined by a 15-20 page research and reflection paper, due January 2, 2021 by 12:30pm by email to me (and not via Canvas) with a copy to Mr. Zaisser .

I am happy to meet with you virtually at a mutually convenient time to discuss class, papers, jobs, life, etc. Please email me to make an appointment: I am also available to review draft papers through December 3rd.

Note: This course is not available for cross-registration.