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
(Selected sources providing a quick overview)
Federal Disability Law in a Nutshell (5th ed. 2016)
KF480 .Z9 T83 2016 (RESERVE) West Academic
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 K637, KF480 or KF3469.
(Selected sources only)
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) HeinOnline
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) HeinOnline
29 U.S.C. §§ 701 et seq.
Court & Administrative Decisions
Americans with Disabilities Cases (BNA)
KF3415 .B60 (STACKS) (Library has volumes 1-15) Bloomberg BNA
National Disability Law Reporter
KF3469 .A6 N37 (STACKS) (Library has volumes 18-24)
(Selected sources only)
ADA Compliance Guide Westlaw
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
John J. Coleman III, Disability Discrimination in Employment (2010 & annual supp.) Westlaw
Disabilities Law--BNA Legal Analysis Bloomberg 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
Michael L. Perlin, Mental Disability Law: Civil and Criminal (3rd ed. 2016 & annual supp.)
KF480 .P46 2016 (STACKS) Lexis
Gary Phelan & Janet Bond Arterton, Disability Discrimination in the Workplace (1992 & semiannual supp.) Westlaw
Laura F. Rothstein, Disabilities and the Law (annual)
KF480 .R67 (STACKS) Westlaw
Jason Edward Searns, Public Accommodations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act: Compliance and Litigation Manual (annual)
KF5709.3 H35 S43 (STACKS) Westlaw
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: A Commentary (Valentina Delia Fina et al eds., 2017).
K637 .A4 2007 U55 2017 (STACKS)
Workplace Accommodations Under the ADA Westlaw
Contains detailed indexing for over 1,200 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association and university publications. Includes full text for over 400 journals. Coverage: 1908 - present.
- people with disabilities
- people with mental disabilities
Indexes more than 1,400 law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, and bar association and international journals. Includes some full text. Coverage: 1980 - present.
- Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
- disabled persons
- disabled children
- mentally disabled persons
- physically disabled persons
Selected Periodicals on Disability Law
Disability Law Compliance Report Westlaw
ABA Commission on Disability Rights
This site offers news, a directory of disability lawyers, and information for law students.
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.