Often overlooked, the decisions made at the earliest phases of the criminal legal system have huge implications for defendants and their families, the community, and the system itself, and impact the entire criminal legal system.
Professor Nina Kohn’s new article in The American Journal of Bioethics is a peer-reviewed commentary that builds on her prior work on supported decision-making. It pushes back on the growing assumption that “good” supported decision-making requires formal, legally recognized agreements between individuals with disabilities and their supporters.
Professor Doron Dorfman’s article discusses how the socio-legal phenomenon of the fear of the disability con has manifested itself in different ways through the progression of the pandemic, specifically with regard to include mask exemptions, vaccination priority, and permission to continue remote work.
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” ...