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Spring 2014
LAW231  A  SELECTED TOPICS IN DISABILITY RIGHTS LAW

Course Description
Can an employer fire an employee for a suicide attempt? Can an individual with autism be denied an organ transplant? Is unnecessary institutionalization segregation? What should an attorney know about representing a deaf client? What inquiries can the Board of Bar Examiners lawfully make about a law student’s treatment history? This course will introduce students to basic components of the Americans with Disabilities Act through a variety of topics.

Course Schedule
Offering Dates: 02-10-2014 - 02-15-2014  

Dates Day Time Room
02-10-2014 - 02-13-2014   MTWR  12:30 PM-1:50 PM A110
02-14-2014 - 02-14-2014   F  2:00 PM-5:00 PM A110
02-15-2014 - 02-15-2014   S  10:00 AM-1:00 PM A110

Course Frequency
Occasional course offering

Course Information

Credits: 1
Pass/Fail Option: No
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Method of Evaluation: Course evaluation will be through the student’s choice of a paper or a final exam, as well as class participation.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
Special Attributes:
Short Course
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