Department of Justice has expanded the number of documents available on their
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New York Times Editorial:
Lane v. Tennessee
- Can disabled people be forced to crawl up the courthouse steps?
Judge Gives Green Light
to Lawsuit - A U.S. Middle District Court judge has
ruled that a section of the Americans with Disabilities Act covers
police practices and that a police department can be sued for failing
to train its officers to handle mentally ill and disabled suspects.
Boundaries - The Supreme Court Is Siding With Employers and
Narrowing the Reach of the Americans With
Disabilities Act. Is That What its Drafters Had in Mind?
What is the ADA? The
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) is a civil rights act designed
to protect people with disabilities from discrimination in the areas
of employment, access to public services and programs, access to
places of public accommodation and telecommunication. The ADA is not
an affirmative action law but is intended to give people with
disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in all aspects of
Where can I get my
questions answered about the ADA?
INFORMATION LINE: The U.S. Department of Justice provides
information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through
a toll-free ADA Information Line: 800-514-0301 (voice) and