Book cover: “Law and Disability in Canada” “Law and Disability in Canada” provides a comprehensive overview of relevant issues in Canada.

Book examines persons with disabilities and the law

Laverne Jacobs, Windsor Law professor and director of the Law, Disability and Social Change Project, has collaborated with five academics across Canada to write a text about persons with disabilities and their interactions with the law.

Law and Disability in Canada: Cases and Materials is a comprehensive overview of law and disability issues in Canada, authored by Dr. Jacobs, Ruby Dhand, Freya Kodar, David Ireland, Richard Jochelson, and Odelia Bay.

The book looks at disability barriers in several areas of law, including labour and employment, criminal, constitutional, and human rights law. It takes an intersectional lens, and examines discrete topics such as women and girls with disabilities, community living, and social benefits.

The book is geared towards legal practitioners, professionals working with people with disabilities — in law or in other fields like human resources — for practical and classroom use.

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