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Introducing the New and Improved Americans with Disabilities Act: Assessing the ADA Amendments Act of 2008


Alex B. Long


University of Tennessee College of Law

September 25, 2008

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 103, p. 217, 2008
University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 92

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This essay summarizes the changes to the Americans with Disabilities made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The Act represents the first substantive revision to the ADA since its inception and contains some dramatic changes. This essay summarizes those changes and makes some preliminary assessments as to how the new amendments are likely to alter the current interpretation of the ADA.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 14

Keywords: Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, discrimination

JEL Classification: K13, K31

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Date posted: September 26, 2008 ; Last revised: January 27, 2010

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Long, Alex B., Introducing the New and Improved Americans with Disabilities Act: Assessing the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (September 25, 2008). Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 103, p. 217, 2008; University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 92. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1273922

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1505 West Cumberland Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996
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