Advanced Introduction to U.S. Disability Law provides a timely and accessible overview of disability law in the United States, focusing primarily on the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the ‘ADA’). Peter Blanck addresses the social and legislative history leading up to the development of the ADA; coverage and remedies under the ADA’s three main titles; some of the fundamental and recent cases informing the ADA’s interpretation; and current issues facing U.S. courts, law makers, and policy makers.
Provides an overview of Titles I-III of the ADA
Discusses the enforcement of, and relief provided by, the ADA
Analyses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on people with disabilities and on the ADA’s enforcement
Highlights concerns as well as positive legal and social developments for people with disabilities
Focuses on extensive changes in technology and the employment market since the enactment of the ADA
This Advanced Introduction will be essential reading for students and scholars of disability law, discrimination law, health law, human rights, and law and society. It will also be beneficial for advocates for disability rights in public and private institutions, as well as researchers addressing disability issues.
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