CLE Program Details

Program Title: The Americans with Disabilities Act: Considerations for Every Attorney and Client
Total CLE Hours: 1.00
General CLE Hours: 1.00
Professionalism or Ethics CLE Hours: 0.00
Registration Fee: $ 8.00

Prof. William Goren, author of Understanding The Americans with Disabilities Act, Third Edition, ABA press, March 2010, presents a snapshot of his book, laying a groundwork for attorneys to not only recognize Americans with Disabilities Act issues with clients, but also to be able to have a starting point for a deeper understanding of ADA issues and caselaw.

The presentation begins by explaining the definitions provided in the statute, 42 U.S.C. 12102(2) by utilizing the caselaw that has shaped the act since its inception and branching outwards into areas of concern for ADA cases, inlcuding:

Reasonable Accomodations
Exclusions Under the ADA
Remedies for Retaliation
Disparate Impact
Juror Issues and Batson Challenges
Union Issues
Emerging Trends for the Future of ADA Litigation


Materials provided with the program

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Written Material Video Material
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Approved for CLE credit in these Jurisdictions: IL
Available Formats Windows media, iPod, Quicktime, Flash video
Presenter: William D Goren