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Disability Rights

This course will provide an introduction to law and litigation under the major federal disability rights laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The course will address basic principles of disability rights law, such as the definition of disability and the concept of reasonable accommodation, as well as emerging issues, such as the accessibility of the Internet and the role of disability rights principles in health systems reform. It will examine disability rights in employment, government services, public accommodations, housing, and education. Theoretical and international and comparative perspectives will also be considered.
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