Discussion - 3 hours. This course examines disability law and theory. The course is devoted to the Americans with Disabilities Act (particularly Titles I, II, and III) as it applies to employment, education, public accommodations, and government services and programs. Topics include the statutory definition of disability; the social and medical models of disability; the nature of disability discrimination; the construction of effective remedies; the role of medical expertise in the remedial process; and reasonable accommodations and defenses.Classroom Policies: This course has an attendance policy.
Final Assessment: Exam