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Professor Peter Blanck Publishes on Workplace Accommodations in the Legal Profession

Monday 11/23/2020

This article focuses on workplace accommodations, with findings that: “Disabled lawyers, older women lawyers, older racial/ethnic minority lawyers, and LGBQ minority lawyers have relatively low odds of having requests granted. The results highlight the need to consider intersectional identities in the accommodation process.”

Peter Blanck

Professor Doron Dorfman Publishes on Urban Accessibility in Fordham Urban Law Journal

Wednesday 11/18/2020

Part of a symposium on Urban Cities & Accessibility, Doron Dorfman and Mariela Yabo explore how different US cities enforce disability access laws and the role local government plays in enforcing compliance.

Doron Dorfman

Professor Peter Blanck Guest Edits Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation Special ADA@30 Issue

Friday 11/13/2020

The special JOOR series provides historical and contemporary perspectives on emergent issues involving people with disabilities who have the capacity and interest to work. Unfortunately, many are still unable to participate in the economic mainstream even with the availability of workplace accommodations such as remote work and individualized adjustments.

Peter Blanck

Introducing the Barclay Damon 1L Diversity Initiatives Program

Wednesday 11/11/2020

The Barclay Damon LLP Diversity Student Mentor Program seeks to foster mentorship for students of diverse experiences, viewpoints, and backgrounds with practicing attorneys from the Syracuse, NY, office of Barclay Damon.

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Professor Peter Blanck: Absentee Ballots Should Be Accessible, Especially During COVID-19

Friday 10/30/2020

“Title II of the ADA requires state and local governments to provide meaningful and equal access to all the services that they provide,” Blanck said. “A reasonable accommodation would not have to be approved through the Legislature because that’s required under (federal) law” ...

Peter Blanck

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