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Americans with Disabilities Act and criminal justice

Paula N. Rubin

Americans with Disabilities Act and criminal justice

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by Paula N. Rubin

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal justice personnel -- Training of -- United States.,
  • Developmental disabilities -- United States.,
  • Work capacity evaluation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paula N. Rubin.
    SeriesResearch in action, Research in action (Washington, D.C.)
    ContributionsNational Institute of Justice (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22393972M

    This feature issue of "Impact" focuses on persons with developmental disabilities and the justice system. Articles include: "The Invisible Victims" (Daniel D. Sorensen), which discusses the high rate of people with developmental and other severe disabilities who become victims of crime; "The ADA in the Justice System" (Frank Laski and Kirsten Keefe), which discusses the application Author: Mary Hayden, Barbara Ransom, Liz Obermayer. THE DEBATE OVER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: A QUESTION OF ECONOMICS OR JUSTICE? DAVID. J. POPIEL* The most common, and certainly the most publicized attacks on the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA")' amount to the asser-tion that its costs exceed its benefits. 2. Both costs and benefits are.

    Fear, rage, courage, discrimination. These are facts of everyday life for many Americans with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), has made working, traveling, and communicating easier for many individuals. But what recourse do individuals have when enforcement of the law is ambiguous or virtually nonexistent?Cited by: The Department of Justice has launched a new Accessible Technology section for , its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Web site, to further assist covered entities and people with disabilities to understand how the ADA applies to certain technologies, such as Web sites, electronic book readers, online courses, and point-of-sale devices.

    Americans With Disabilities Act. It is the policy of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) to provide access to its programs and services for persons with disabilities in accordance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of and the .   The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against those with disabilities during interactions with the criminal justice system, according to new guidance from the U.S. Department of Justice.


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