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The Law of Disability Discrimination for Higher Education Professionals

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View or download the free 2015 Online Supplement for this product.In 2013, LexisNexis published Colker and Grossman, The Law of Disability Discrimination, Eighth Edition. This new title is a remix of that popular law school textbook, updated in several important respects, and refocused to address more specifically the needs of the many individuals who are responsible for disability equality in higher education: disabled student services directors, ADA officers, house and contract counsel, human resource directors, college grievances officers, ombudspersons, federal and state compliance agents, organizational advocates, health and counseling service personnel, deans and faculty, etc.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 OVERVIEW OF THE LAW OF DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

A. HISTORICAL DISCRIMINATION AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

B. EARLY CIVIL RIGHTS PROTECTION

C. EVOLUTION OF DISABILITY RIGHTS PROTECTION

D. STATUTORY OVERVIEW



Chapter 2 DEFINITION OF INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

A. PRE-2008 DEFINITION

B. POST-2008 OVERVIEW

C. DOCUMENTATION



Chapter 3 EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION

A. GENERAL INFORMATION

B. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

C. NONDISCRIMINATION REQUIREMENTS

D. SPECIAL ISSUES RELATING TO CATEGORIES OF PLAINTIFFS

E. DEFENSES

F. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ADA TITLE I AND THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT

G. REMEDIES



Chapter 4 HIGHER EDUCATION

A. INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

B. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY

C. ADMISSIONS

D. DOCUMENTATION OF DISABILITY

E. REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS

F. SAFETY/DIRECT THREAT DEFENSE

G. INTEGRATED SETTING