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Disability Issues

Legal and policy developments relevant to civil rights protections and the impact of court decisions in the Southeast Region and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are analyzed in partnership with the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University.

The ADA and Face Mask Policies
Source: Southeast ADA Center
ADA, reasonable modification
Service Animals and the LawADA, FHA, housing, IDEA, schools, service animal
Why America is Better Off Because of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Source: Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University
Has COVID-19 made the workplace more accessible for lawyers with disabilities?
Source: American Bar Association (ABA)
employment, COVID-19, reasonable accommodation, reasonable modification
Disability Discrimination: Did Good Deeds Come Back To Punish Employer?qualified individual, reasonable accommodation
Disability Asylum: Korneenkov v. U.S.asylum, protected social group
Employment Discrimination Cases: Crawford and Meachamdiscrimination, retaliation
Admissions to the Bar: Florida Board of Bar Examiners Re: Amendments to Rules of the Supreme Courtequal participation, web accessibility
Professional Licensing Issues: ADA Title II applied to State and LocalADA Title II, licensing

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