CMPDL

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CMPDLCommission on Mental and Physical Disability Law (American Bar Association)
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The ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law now divides the legal rights of persons with mental and/or physical disabilities into these areas of study: civil disability discrimination law, criminal mental health and disability law, and civil mental disability law.
The Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law is accepting nominations for the 2008 Patti G.
Based on the proceedings of an ABA conference co-sponsored by the Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law and the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the report offers information and recommendations to legal employers on "best practices," and legal and ethical obligations as to the hiring of, retaining, and providing accommodations for lawyers with disabilities.
Mentally or physically challenged people who sue their employers for discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) usually lose, according to a survey report released in June 1998 by the American Bar Association's Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law.
John Parry is director of the American Bar Association's Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, editor-in-chief of the Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter and author of Mental Disabilities and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
With a bachelor's degree in philosophy and religion from Wheaton College (Norton, Mass.) and a master's in education from Harvard, Thornburgh is also a member of the Board of Trustees, Princeton Theological Seminary, and a former member of the American Bar Association Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law.
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