Disabilities Law

Disabilities Law

This course will provide a general introduction to legal protection of the rights of people with disabilities. The course will focus primarily on federal statutes including the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and the Fair Housing Act Amendments Act of 1988, but will also consider state protection for the people with disabilities.

Course discussion will concentrate on analysis and application of the law and underlying policies.