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34 Mental & Physical Disability L. Rep. 1 (2010)

handle is hein.journals/menphydis34 and id is 1 raw text is: A Publication of the American Bar Association
Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law
Alex J. Hurder, J.D., Chairperson
Katherine H. O'Neil, ABA Board of Governors Liaison
Helen (Maria) M. Enright, Associate Executive Director
Robert M. Horowitz, Director, Professional Services Division DC
Editorial Advisory Board
Walter T. Smith, J.D., PhrmD., Clinical Assistant Professor,
University of Florida College of Pharmacy, Department of
Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy (Chair)
David M. Bergman, J.D., Chief Legal Officer, Vice President
of Legal and External Affairs, National Board for Certified
Counselors, Inc. and Affiliates
Ira A. Burnim, J.D., Legal Director, Bazelon Center for Mental
Health Law
Marc P. Charmatz, J.D., National Association for the Deaf
Law and Advocacy Center
Mark A. Cody, J.D., Michigan Protection & Advocacy
Service, Inc.
Eric Y. Drogin, J.D., Ph.D., Clinical Instructor in Psychology
in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Martha E. Ford, J.D., Director of Legal Advocacy, The Arc of
the United States
Gary P. Gross, J.D., Director, Jeanne A. Carpenter Epilepsy
Legal Defense Fund, Epilepsy Foundation
Robert N. Herman, J.D., Senior Advocacy Attorney,
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Alex J. Hurder, J.D., Clinical Professor of Law, Vanderbilt
University Law School
Anju M. Khubchandani, M.A., Director, Disability Issues
Office, American Psychological Association
Daniel B. Kohrman, J.D., M.P.A., Senior Attorney, AARP
Foundation Litigation
Sheridan L. Neimark, BSChE, J.D., Autism Society of
America
Richard W. Nenno, J.D., Managing Director and Trust
Counsel, Wilmington Trust Company
Eric D. Rosenthal, J.D., Founder & Executive Director,
Mental Disability Rights International
Alexander P. Ryan, J.D., Associate, Groom Law Group,
Chartered
Roger D. Smith, J.D., Senior Attorney, American Association
for Marriage and Family Therapy
Staff
Editor-in-Chief, John W. Parry, J.D.
Managing Editor, Amy L. Allbright, J.D.
Staff Writers, Amy L. Allbright, F Philips Gilliam, Jr., J.D.;
William J. Phelan, IV, J.D.
Contributing Writers, Marc P. Charmatz, J.D.; Jennifer Kirby,
J.D.; Catherine A. Messina; Susan J. Pannell, J.D.; Mary C.
Vargas, J.D.; Kimberly Murphy White, J.D.
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The Mental & Physical Disability Law Reporter, ISSN
#0883-7902, is published bimonthly (six times per year) by the
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represented on the Editorial Advisory Board unless specifically
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MENTAL & PHYSICAL
DISABILITY LAW
REPORTER
Vol 34 No 1 + January February 2010 + www.abanet.org/disability
CONTENTS
+ Subject Key Numbers ....................2
4 Directory of Cases & Legislation ............5
+ Highlights...........................11
+ Special Feature ........................ 14
+ Case Law Developments ................. 19
+*: Summary U.S. Supreme Court Actions ...... 152
+*: Legislation & Regulations ...............  53

2010 PAUL G. HEARNE
AWARD FOR DISABILITY RIGHTS
Since 1998, the American Bar Association's (ABA)
Commission on Mental and Physical Disability has been
pleased to present the Paul G. Hearne Award for
Disability Rights. Each year, an award is presented to an
individual who, or an organization that, has performed
exemplary service in furthering the rights, dignity, and
access to justice for people with disabilities. The 2010
award will be presented at the ABA's 2010 Annual
Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.
The Commission is currently accepting nominations for
the 2010 award. Access our nomination form at
http://www.abanet.org/disability/award/form.shtml. For
questions, contact William J. Phelan, IV, at phelanw@
staff.abanet.org or 202.662.1576. Nominations must be
postmarked by April 1, 2010.

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