No Disability Standpoint Here!: Law School Faculties and the Invisibility Problem
San Francisco State University - Department of Philosophy
Leslie P. Francis
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
December 1, 2009
University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 3, 2008
The paucity of lawyers with disabilities is well-known; workplace barriers are frequently cited as an explanation. Less well appreciated, however, is the paucity of law professors who openly identify as persons with physical or mental disabilities. Drawing on standpoint theory, this article argues for the importance of the presence in legal education of law faculty with disabilities.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 12Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: December 2, 2009
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