Speculation About Judicial Outcomes Under 2008 ADA Amendments: Cause for Concern

28 Pages Posted: 3 Jun 2011 Last revised: 16 Jun 2011

Ruth Colker

Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

This article discusses the likely impact of the 2008 Amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act. After surveying literature on the subject and reviewing a modest empirical study, the article concludes that the 2008 Amendments are likely to have little effect on overall judicial outcomes.

Keywords: disability, ADA, civil rights

JEL Classification: Other Substantive Areas of Law, Labor Law, Litigation Process

Suggested Citation

Colker, Ruth, Speculation About Judicial Outcomes Under 2008 ADA Amendments: Cause for Concern (2010). Utah Law Review, Vol. 2010, No. 4, pp. 1029-1055, 2010; Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 147. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1857453

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