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Cause Lawyers, Clients, and the State: Congress as a Forum for Cause Lawyering during the Enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Neta Ziv

in Cause Lawyering and the State in a Global Era

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195141177
eISBN:
9780199871391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195141172.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter focuses on cause lawyering in Congress. Its subject is the group of advocates representing disabled persons during the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A. between ... More


Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Ruth Colker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Enacted in 1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act—now called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)—provides all children with the right to a free and appropriate public ... More


Rights for Imprisoned People with Psychiatric Disabilities

RIPPD

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0049
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Rights for Imprisoned People with Psychiatric Disabilities (RIPPD) is a grassroots, direct-action organization united to demand justice and social change for prisoners with disabilities. It believes ... More


Responding to Legal Mandates: Coauthored With Karen Cherwony

Felice Davidson Perlmutter, Darlyne Bailey, and F. Ellen Netting

in Managing Human Resources in the Human Services: Supervisory Challenges

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195137071
eISBN:
9780199865611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137071.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses critical legislation that impacts professionals within human service organization. Information is provided about various laws that affect the workplace (e.g., The Family Leave ... More


Law and the Contradictions of the Disability Rights Movement

Samuel R. Bagenstos

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124491
eISBN:
9780300155433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124491.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990 was hailed as revolutionary legislation, but in the ensuing years restrictive Supreme Court decisions have prompted accusations that ... More


Older people, human rights, law and policy

Mary Keys

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter identifies the area of decision-making as central to the protection of older people. It addresses the recognition of legal capacity as a central issue to avoid choices being ignored and ... More


International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Michael L. Perlin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Society is largely blind to the ongoing violations of international human rights law in the context of the institutional commitment and treatment of persons with mental disabilities. Notwithstanding ... More


International Human Rights Law in Perspective: Legal Issues and Social Constructs

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter offers a short overview of international human rights law that relates generally to mental disability law. It begins with a short background of early UN documents and conventions, ... More


Mental Disability Law in a Comparative Law Context

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter seeks to answer these questions: To what extent does the body of what we categorize as “international human rights” actually offer protection to persons with mental disabilities? Do the ... More


The Universal Factors

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

An examination of comparative mental disability law reveals that there are at least five dominant, universal, core factors that must be considered carefully in any evaluation of the key question of ... More


The Application of International Human Rights Law to Mental Disability Law: Specific Contexts

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines four separate substantive issues, leading to a consideration of the intersection between international human rights law and mental disability law through varying perspectives: ... More


The UN Convention: The Impact of the New UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities on International Mental Disability Law

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The most significant development in the relationship between international human rights law and mental disability law has been the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with ... More


The UN Convention: The Role of Counsel

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

If there has been any constant in modern mental disability law in its near-forty-year history, it is the near-universal reality that counsel assigned to represent individuals at involuntary civil ... More


A Disability Rights Tribunal for Asia and the Pacific

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The existence of regional human rights courts and commissions has been an essential element in the enforcement of international human rights in those regions of the world where such tribunals exist. ... More


Therapeutic Jurisprudence

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

One of the most important legal theoretical developments of the past two decades has been the creation and dynamic growth of therapeutic jurisprudence (TJ). Initially employed in cases involving ... More


Conclusion

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter summarizes the entire book. It underscores that, while the shameful state of affairs described is mostly not on the reform agenda of the culpable governments, and while sanism, as the ... More


Rights of Inclusion: Law and Identity in the Life Stories of Americans with Disabilities

David M. Engel and Frank W. Munger

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226208312
eISBN:
9780226208343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226208343.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book provides a perspective on how civil rights legislation affects the lives of ordinary Americans. Based on eye-opening and deeply moving interviews with intended beneficiaries of the ... More


Defining Disability

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Disability has numerous definitions, and different definitions conjure up varying assumptions about the lives and expectations of persons with disabilities. This chapter explores the historical roots ... More


Accessible Communication and Information

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter starts by considering the Americans with Disabilities Act and regulatory requirements for ensuring effective communications with persons with disabilities. It then reviews approaches for ... More


Designing Accessible Health Care Settings

Lisa I. Iezzoni and Bonnie L. O'Day

in More than Ramps: A Guide to Improving Health Care Quality and Access for People with Disabilities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172768
eISBN:
9780199865710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172768.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the design of health care settings that are accessible to persons with physical and sensory disabilities. It starts by reviewing Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. It ... More


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