Spring 2010 Course Description

Advanced Topics in Public Policy

Section Title: Americans with Disabilities
Instructor(s): Norma Cantu
Course: P A 388K - Advanced Topics in Public Policy
(previously Seminar in Topics in Public Policy)
Unique Number: 62415
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This course fulfills requirements for the following specialization(s):

Description: This course provides an opportunity to analyze law and policy in the fast- growing area of law concerning people with disabilities.

Federal and state legislation to prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability has produced substantial results. Students taking this course will be exposed to the history of disability law, the trends in federal rulings, and emerging issues as Congress debates new legislation covering persons with disabilities who seek to be part of the working, living and interacting communities of this nation.

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