Corpus ID: 112794482

Exactly What Congress Intended

@inproceedings{Barry2013ExactlyWC,
  title={Exactly What Congress Intended},
  author={Kevin M. Barry},
  year={2013}
}
  • Kevin M. Barry
  • Published 2013
  • Engineering
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed by Congress and signed into law in 1990 with tremendous bipartisan support and high hopes. When President George H.W. Bush signed it, he called the law a "sledgehammer" to shatter a "shameful wall of exclusion". Unfortunately, for many people with disabilities experiencing discrimination on the job, the ADA turned out to be more of a rubber mallet. The Supreme Court, in a series of decisions in 1999 and 2002, gutted the ADA by narrowly… CONTINUE READING

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