The Ada Amendments Act of 2008
Feldblum, Chai R., Barry, Kevin, Benfer, Emily A., Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights
One of us, Chai Feldblum, was actively involved in the drafting and negotiation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) from 1988 to 1990, and has remained involved in disability rights since that time. Two of us, Kevin Barry and Emily Benfer, are part of the new generation of lawyers who are seeking to implement and carry out the promise of the ADA.
The goal of the ADA was to create a civil rights law protecting people with disabilities from discrimination on the basis of their disabilities. Disability rights advocates in 1990 were victorious in their efforts to open doors for people with disabilities and to change the country's outlook and acceptance …
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Publication information: Article title: The Ada Amendments Act of 2008. Contributors: Feldblum, Chai R. - Author, Barry, Kevin - Author, Benfer, Emily A. - Author. Journal title: Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights. Volume: 13. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2008. Page number: 187+. © University of Texas, Austin, School of Law Publications, Inc. Spring 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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