Federal disability law in a nutshell

Colker, Ruth, author

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  • Creator Ruth Colker (Distinguished University Professor, Heck-Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law, Michael E. Moritz College of Law, the Ohio State University)
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Sixth edition
    • St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2019]
    • ©2019
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxxvi, 588 pages ; 19 cm
  • ISBNs 9781642429114, 1642429112
  • OCLC on1083458753


  • "This Nutshell presents an overview of the major federal disability laws with emphasis on the statutes, regulations, and significant points of substantive and procedural law. The sixth edition includes significant focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including its 2008 Amendment and accompanying regulations. Features coverage on constitutional rights; the definition of 'disabled'; Rehabilitation Act of 1973; employment discrimination; programs and services; and housing, education, and transportation. Also reviews the many relevant areas of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), including the 2004 Amendments and two recent Supreme Court cases under the IDEA."--


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Constitutional rights -- Definition of "disability"? -- The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 -- Employment discrimination -- Architectural barriers -- Access to programs and services -- Housing -- Postsecondary education -- Transportation -- ADA : miscellaneous -- The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) : introduction and overview -- IDEA : appropriateness/least restrictive environment : continuum of educational options : related services -- IDEA : private schooling : persons in a parental role : testing and evaluation : third-party payments -- IDEA : procedural issues -- IDEA : remedies -- Section 504 and the ADA : elementary and secondary education -- Disciplining students with disabilities
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