Factors influencing Circuit Court of Appeals decisions under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Michael H. Fox, Sc.D., Amanda Reichard, Ph.D. †Both authors received portions of salary support from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to work on this project. Funding for this work was used to pay for portions of salary for both authors and was provided by NIDRR grant H133B00050, awarded to the University […]

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Jurors’ perceptions of adolescent sexual assault victims who have intellectual disabilities.

Children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities are especially likely to be sexually abused. Even so, their claims are not likely to be heard in court, possibly because people assume that jurors will not believe them. We tested this assumption in a mock-trial study in which 160 men and women watched videotaped excerpts from an actual […]

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