Category Archives: Disability Law

Wendy F. Hensel & Leslie E. Wolf, Playing God: The Legality of Plans Denying Scarce Resources to People with Disabilities in Public Health Emergencies

63 Fla. L. Rev. 719 (2011)| | | | ABSTRACT :: Public health emergencies can arise in a number of different ways. They can follow a natural disaster, such as Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 tsunami, and the recent earthquakes in … Continue reading

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Jeannette Cox, Disability Stigma and Intraclass Discrimination

62 Fla. L. Rev. 429 (2010) |   |   |   | ABSTRACT :: By dramatically enlarging the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA) protected class, the recent amendments to the ADA increase the opportunities for employers to replace one … Continue reading

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Patricia Alten, Gina: A Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Solution in Search of a Problem

61 Fla. L. Rev. 379 (2009) | | | | ABSTRACT :: “Genetic discrimination is unfair to workers and their families. It is unjustified-among other reasons, because it involves little more than medical speculation. A genetic predisposition toward cancer or … Continue reading

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J.C. Van Lierop III, Post-9/11 Army Disability Decisions: Reinforcing Administrative Law Principles in Fitness and Disability Rating Determinations

61 Fla. L. Rev. 639 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Counter-Intuitive Trends in an Army at War “[T]o care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan . . . .” … Continue reading

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