Litigating claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act Thursday, March 4, 1993, Red Lion Inn, Lloyd Center, Portland, Oregon

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Published by Oregon State Bar in Lake Oswego, OR .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States,
  • Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States

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StatementOregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education ; co-sponsored by the Oregon State Bar Civil Rights Section.
ContributionsOregon State Bar. Continuing Legal Education., Oregon State Bar. Civil Rights Section.
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LC ClassificationsKF480.A75 L57 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL16321452M
OCLC/WorldCa44514001

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