There have been dramatic legal and policy developments, and strong academic and practical interest, in the area of American and international disability civil rights law. This casebook comprehensively examines the development of disability rights law and policy in the United States and abroad in a format for use as a law or graduate school teaching tool. It gives a complete and current treatment of the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the background of the statute’s passage, definition of disability, discrimination in employment, public services, and public accommodations, as well as the statute’s remedial structure. It includes sections on the background of the disability rights movement, international disability law, and discrimination in housing and education. The authors also discuss disability law and technology issues in depth, as well as disability-related social welfare and tax policy. The book offers ample opportunity for case analysis by! students, as well as providing thought-provoking discussion topics.