LAW 5339: Law of Disability Discrimination (The) - 2184

Law of Disability Discrimination (The)
Class Term:
Spring Term 2017-2018
Catalog Number:
5339
Class Number:
13532
Class Schedule:
Monday
4:30 pm
6:20 pm
Room:
LAW G13
Professor(s):

Professor

Type:
Lecture
Credits:
2 (2 Contact, 0 Field)
Priority:
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
Standard Courses

Grading Details

30% Mid-Term Examination (take-home)
60% Final Paper and In-Class Presentation
10% In-Class Participation and Attendance

Description

This course will provide in-depth analysis and discussion of the major federal disability discrimination statutes, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.  Readings and class discussions will focus on the application of these laws to issues such as employment, public accommodations, education, architectural barriers, transportation and insurance. The course will explore how disability discrimination statutes interact with other statutes, such as the Social Security Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.

Law of Disability Discrimination (The)