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Disability Law

The Department of Justice ADA Home Page http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

The Department of Justice is the agency responsible for implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") provisions and providing technical assistance and enforcement. Their home page provides contact information for general and technical questions about the ADA. For individuals, corporations and other entities that must comply with the law’s provisions, there is a link to the "Technical Assistance" materials. Users can search the web site for ADA publications and information including ADA requirements. Included on this home page are ADA design standards for new construction and alterations, featured ADA settlements and consent agreements, and new and proposed regulations. Information regarding the ADA mediation program and selected mediation case summaries is also available.
Disability Law Materials at Cornell http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/disability.html
The Legal Information Institute at Cornell University provides a comprehensive list of links for researching ADA and disability law online. Under the heading "Disability Law Materials" users will find links to the various sections of the U.S. Code pertaining to the rights of the disabled. Relevant sections of the C.F.R., federal judicial decisions on disability issues, state statutes and judicial decisions and a good listing of key Internet sources are included.
Americans with Disabilities Act Document Center http://www.jan.wvu.edu/links/adalinks.htm
This comprehensive resource provides an abundant supply of sources for ADA issues, including ADA statutes, regulations, Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Guidelines ("ADAAG"), and federally reviewed technical sheets. Links to other Internet disability sites are included, covering general medical and health care issues, AIDS/HIV, alcohol and drug abuse, back pain and chronic pain, diabetes, cancer, hearing impairment, mental disabilities, mobility impairments, and visual impairments.
N. Neal Pike Institute on Law and Disability http://web.bu.edu:80/law/pike/
The Pike Institute founded in 1983 at Boston University School of Law, supports education, research and public service activities concerning disability law. Users can review recent developments in the area of disability law, browse definitions of disability from various circuit courts, link to other disability related websites, and read selected feature articles on disability law. This site also provides access to the Pike’s Monthly Disability Law Publication, with archives from September 1999. This publication summarizes a selection of court decisions, newly filed court cases, and current and pending federal legislation and administrative actions relating to people with disabilities.

Contact: Nancy F. Johnson (revlis1@hotmail.com)
Last updated: 7/13/02
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