Ruth Colker, The ADA’s Journey Through Congress

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) is truly landmark legislation for individuals with disabilities because it reflects the first time that the private sector has been generally subject to many of the nondiscrimination rules that had been applied to the publicly-financed sector for nearly thirty years. It is the culmination of more than two decades of law reform efforts by the disability community.

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