Disability Law Research
Updated by Paul Hellyer
Some resources on this page are subscription databases that require a W&M ID and password for off-campus access.
Lexis and Westlaw require individual IDs and passwords for both off-campus and on-campus access
To search for books, journals, and audiovisual materials held by William & Mary libraries, use the online catalog.
- Subject Query: 'people with disabilities'
- Individual jurisdictions can be searched, e.g. 'people with disabilities' and Virginia
To search for materials from other libraries, use the Worldcat database.
To browse the library's shelves for books on disability law, look in or around call numbers KF480 or KF3469.
Americans with Disabilities Act
42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq.
Disability Law in the United States: A Legislative History of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Public Law 101-336, 6 vols. (Bernard D. Reams ed., 1992)
KF480 .A32 A15 1992 (STACKS) Hein Online
Family and Medical Leave Act
29 U.S.C. §§ 2601 et seq.
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 [Legislative History], 6 vols. (Covington & Burling ed., 1993) Hein Online
29 U.S.C. §§ 701 et seq.
Court & Administrative Decisions
Americans with Disabilities Cases (BNA)
KF3415 .B60 (STACKS) (Library has volumes 1-15) BNA
National Disability Law Reporter
KF3469 .A6 N37 (STACKS) (Library has volumes 18-24)
(Selected sources only)
The Americans with Disabilities Act Westlaw
Americans with Disabilities: Practice and Compliance Manual, 6 vols. (C. Angela Van Etten ed. 1992 & quarterly supp.)
KF480 .A6 A57 (STACKS) Westlaw
Peter Blanck, Bruce A. Goldstein & William N. Myhill, Legal Rights of Persons with Disabilities: An Analysis of Federal Law (2nd ed. 2013)
KF480 .T82 2013 (STACKS)
Peter David Blanck, Disability Civil Rights Law and Policy (2004)
KF480 .D58 2004 (RESERVE)
Disabilities Law--BNA Editorial Analysis BNA
Charles T. Hall, West's Social Security Disability Practice (annual)
KF3649 .H35 (STACKS) Westlaw
Gary S. Marx, Disability Law Compliance Manual (2nd ed. 1998 & semiannual supp.) Westlaw
Jonathan R. Mook, ADA: Public Accommodations & Commercial Facilities Lexis
Jonathan R. Mook, Americans with Disabilities Act: Employee Rights and Employer Obligations (1992 & semiannual supp.) Lexis
Maureen F. Moore, ADA Compliance Manual for Employers (3rd ed. 2005 & 2009 supp.)
KF3469 .M66 2005 (STACKS)
Michael L. Perlin, Mental Disability Law: Civil and Criminal (2nd ed. 1998 & annual supp.)
KF480 .P46 1998 (STACKS) Lexis
Henry H. Perritt, Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook, 2 vols. (4th ed. 2003 & 2010 supp.)
KF3469 .P47 2003 (STACKS) Loislaw
Gary Phelan & Janet Bond Arterton, Disability Discrimination in the Workplace (1992 & semiannual supp.) Westlaw
Laura F. Rothstein, Disabilities and the Law (4th ed. 2012 & semiannual supp.)
KF480 .R67 2012 (STACKS) Westlaw
Jason Edward Searns, Public Accommodations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act: Compliance and Litigation Manual (annual)
KF5709.3 H35 S43 (STACKS) Westlaw
Workplace Accommodations Under the ADA Westlaw
LegalTrac is a database that indexes articles from law reviews, bar association publications, legal magazines and legal newspapers.
Suggested subject queries:
- Disabled Persons
- Disabled Children
- Mentally Disabled Persons
- Physically Disabled Persons
- Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Selected Periodicals on Disability Law
ADA Update Westlaw
Disability Law Compliance Report Westlaw
Disability Law Report Westlaw
IN LAW PERIODICAL STACKS (print subscription cancelled in 2006) BNA
Mental and Physical Disability Law Reporter
IN LAW PERIODICAL STACKS Hein Online
ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law
This site offers news, a directory of disability lawyers, and information for law students.
ADA Home Page
This site was created by the U.S. Justice Dept. It provides links to federal agencies that handle different aspects of the ADA and offers government publications explaining the ADA. Information about new and proposed regulations is also provided.
Department of Labor FMLA Page
Provides links to primary sources and explanatory material relating to the Family and Medical Leave Act.