‘Humanizing’ Disability Law: Citizen Participation in the Development of Accessibility Regulations in Canada

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by Laverne Jacobs, Associate Professor, Windsor Law. Read my latest article, published in Revue Internationale des Gouvernements Ouverts, (2016), p. 79-106. Presented in Paris, France at L’Institut de Recherche Juridique de la Sorbonne, Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, March 8, 2016. … Continue reading

The Accessibility for Manitobans Act: Ambitions and Achievements in Antidiscrimination and Citizen Participation

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 by Laverne Jacobs*, Victoria Cino** and Britney DeCosta***    (Forthcoming in the Canadian Journal of Disability Studies) The Accessibility for Manitobans Act [1] (AMA) came into force in December 2013. Manitoba is the second Canadian province to enact accessibility standards legislation. The … Continue reading

The Universality of the Human Condition: Theorizing Human Rights Claims for Transportation Inequality by Persons with Disabilities in Canada

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By Laverne Jacobs, Associate Professor of Law, University of Windsor Canada[1] Here is an excerpt from my latest paper which explores transportation equality challenges for persons with disabilities in Canada, human rights decisions, and in which I propose a new … Continue reading