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Ramsey, Ursula – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article describes a scavenger hunt for Business Law students. Specifically, students compete in this scavenger hunt to identify accessible design features on campus to undergird their study of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Title III of the ADA prohibits public accommodations from discriminating on the basis of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Law Related Education
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Kulow, Marianne DelPo – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
Disability employment discrimination is often treated summarily in legal environment courses. This is actually a topic with significant practical application in the workplace since managers are often those who are confronted with accommodation requests. It is therefore desirable to include a class with hands-on exercises for students to begin to…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Disability Discrimination, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Accessibility (for Disabled)
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Paetzold, Ramona L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Those who teach employment discrimination law, particularly as a separate course or part of a course on employment law, are used to covering a broad range of legal models and issues pertaining to the protected classes under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The disparate treatment, disparate impact, and hostile environment models of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Employment Problems
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Noonan-Day, Heidi L.; Jennings, Marianne M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2007
Colleges and universities long ago made the necessary accommodations and structural changes necessary to allow students with physical impairments to attend and eventually complete their studies. Students with physical impairments enjoy a full range of accommodations. However, the issues of disability and accommodation continue to evolve as more…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Physical Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Colleges