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Summer Mini 2022
5341 Disabilities & the Law - ROBERTS- 15455

Professor(s): Jessica Roberts (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Health Law 

Time: 10:00a-1:15p  MTWTHF  Location:  

Course Outline: This 3 credit survey course examines the rights of people with disabilities in the American legal system. Topics covered include the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. We will also discuss the social meaning of disability and the American disability rights movement.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: (Synchronous Online)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration opens, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through two weeks before the first day of classes for the term, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. Contrary to the UH information, some student materials may not be available online, such as an assigned casebook. A physical classroom may be assigned for this course to give students a location in the Law Center to join the virtual class sessions. If the course has a final examination, the final and any other assessment for the course, such as a mid term exam, will be conducted without the need to physically come to the Law Center, such as, for example, via the EBB portal as a take home exam or under remote proctoring.


This class will meet on M, T, W, Th, F from 10:00 AM to 1:15 PM starting on Monday May 16 to Tuesday May 31, 2022. The exam will be on Saturday June 4.

The class will not meet on May 30 in observance of Memorial Day holiday.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Take Home exam      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA: Yes

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (3/3/2022 12:32:23 PM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: Disability Rights Law: Cases and Materials, 3rd Edition; Bagenstos; ISBN: 978-1684679300