Tag Archives: Americans with Disabilities Act

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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Kelly Cahill Timmons, Accommodating Misconduct under the Americans with Disabilities Act

57 Fla. L. Rev. 187 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: An employer discharges an anesthesiologist with sleep apnea for falling asleep during surgical procedures. Another employer discharges a manager with post-traumatic stress disorder for an angry confrontation with … Continue reading

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