Disability Law

This course examines statutes and cases concerning people with mental and physical disabilities. Most of the relevant law has developed in the area of schooling, insurance, employment, access to public facilities, and estate planning and guardianships. The course also explores the processes of administrative and judicial review as they have adapted to resolve these cases. Preparation of disability cases, the use of expert witnesses, and the role of attorneys in disability negotiations also are covered.

Course Information
Course #: LAW 437
Program: JD
Course Type: JD Elective
Area of Study: Health Law, Policy and Bioethics, Labor and Employment Law, Law, Government and Regulation, Public Interest Law
Credit Hours: Two credit hours.