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Everyday Law for Individuals with Disabilities

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ISBN-10: 1594511454

ISBN-13: 9781594511455

Edition: 2006

Authors: Ruth Colker, Adam A. Milani

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If you are an individual with a disability and believe you have been discriminated against, it is often hard to find a lawyer to help remedy your situation. Accordingly, 'self-help' may often be your most, or your only, viable strategy. But how to proceed? This book serves as a badly needed practical guide to disability discrimination law. Covering a wide range of issues faced by individuals with different kinds of disabilities, it not only describes those individuals' legal rights but also suggests solutions to disability discrimination issues that are more practical and less expensive than filing a lawsuit. Written by two disability law experts, Ruth Colker, whose son is developmentally…    
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Book details

List price: $46.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/15/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Ruth Colker is Distinguished University Professor and the Heck-Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law at the Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University. She is the author of Hybrid, The Disability Pendulum, and American Law in the Age of Hypercapitalism , all available from NYU Press.

The late Adam Milani was Associate Professor of Law at Mercer University. They are coauthors (with Bonnie Poitras Tucker) of The Law of Disability Discrimination (4th ed., Anderson Publishing 2003). Milani is the coauthor (with Bonnie Poitras Tucker) of Federal Disability Law in a Nutshell (3rd ed., West 2004).

List of Acronyms
Focus on Federal Disability Discrimination Laws
History and Overview of Federal Disability Discrimination Laws
Goals and Outline of This Book
The Law of Employment Discrimination
Relevant Statutes
Who Is Covered
General Types of Discriminatory Practices
Request for Reasonable Accommodation
Interaction Between ADA Title I and Social Security Disability Insurance
The Law of Special Education: Preschool-12
Relevant Statutes
Definition of Disability
Free and Appropriate Public Education
Related Services
The Individualized Family Service Plan and Individualized Education Program
Least Restrictive Environment
Discipline Issues
Private Schooling
Complaint Process
Postsecondary Education
Transition from High School to Postsecondary Education
Laws Governing Disability Discrimination in Postsecondary Education
Reasonable Accommodations
Interactive Process
Academic Deference
Nonacademic Programs and Services
Notice and Documentation of Disability
Hostile Learning Environment
Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Access and Accommodation
Qualified Individual with a Disability
ADA Title II: Access to State and Local Government Services
ADA Title III: Access to Private Entities
Accessibility of Buildings and Facilities
Accessibility of New Construction and Alterations to Existing Facilities
Removal of Barriers from Existing Facilities
Landlords and Tenants
Auxiliary Aids and Services
Enforcement and Remedies Against State and Local Governments
Enforcement and Remedies Against Private Entities
Electronic and Information Technology Used by Federal Agencies
Ground Transportation Provided by Public Entities
Transportation Provided by Private Entities
Accessibility Requirements for Vehicles Operated by Public and Private Entities
Administrative Enforcement Actions by the Federal Transit Administration
Lawsuits by Private Individuals
Airline Transportation
Discrimination in the Rental or Sale of Housing
Reasonable Accommodations
Service Animals
Direct Threat Defense
Discrimination in Residential Real Estate-Related Transactions
Discrimination in Provision of Brokerage Services
Interference or Coercion
FHA: Enforcement and Remedies
Section 504
The 2004 Election
Voter Disenfranchisement
Accessibility Problems
Early Statutory Protections
Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act
Americans with Disabilities Act
Help America Vote Act
Enforcement Problems
Judicial Intervention
Nonjudicial Options
Voting Resources
National and State Resources
About the Authors