For the third time in 15 years, the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI)—headquartered in the Syracuse University College of Law—has been awarded a five-year, $6.2 million grant to advance and support understanding of rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through its Southeast ADA Center (SEADA Center).
Taking an empirical law and psychology approach, Professor Doron Dorfman’s article concerns itself with the possible sources of the phenomenon of misrepresentation, which I term “assistance-animal disability con” ...
Professor William C. Banks Publishes 2021-2022 National Security Law/Counterterrorism Law Supplement
The 2021–2022 Supplement will help students and teachers stay up to date with national security and counterterrorism developments during the coming academic year. By including the most important recent cases, legislation, and executive branch actions, the new Supplement also underscores the critical work that lawyers do to keep this nation both safe and free.
“Although these individuals may not have required any specific prepandemic disability accommodations, they may now find themselves inadequately protected in their workplace where mask requirements are legally banned ...”
In part one of the Johns Hopkins University-produced podcast, Professor Doron Dorfman shares his work examining how ideologies, stigma, and stereotypes of disability impact policies, and the high stakes implications during the COVID-19 pandemic.