Janet Lord is senior vice president for human rights and inclusive development at the Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University. She is also a senior research fellow at the Harvard Law School Project on Disability, adjunct professor of law at American University Washington College of Law, and a contributor to Foreign Policy In Focus.
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The Americans With Disabilities Act Is a Model for the World — Literally
July 26 marks the 25 th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Its passage harkens back to a bygone era when Americans with disabilities could count on bipartisan efforts in the pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness. Congress passed the ADA in 1990, and President George H.W. Bush...