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Directing attorney for the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, national expert on disability law and policy /
BANC MSS 2018/160; Phonotape 4055 C no.1; Phonotape 4055 C no.2; Phonotape 4055 C no.3; ...
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Title:

Directing attorney for the Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, national expert on disability law and policy
Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Mayerson, Arlene B., 1949-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Breslin, Mary Lou, 1944-, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

O'Hara, Susan, 1938-, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office,, issuing body.

Abstract:

Jewish upbringing in the Midwest; Boston University, 1967-71; attending Boalt School of Law, UC Berkeley; clerking for Judge Garrity; public interest law at Georgetown; job at Disability Law Resource Center; Davis v. Southeastern Community College; Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF); fighting Reagan administration efforts to deregulate Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987; Consolidated Rail Corporation lawsuit, 1984; Smith v. Robinson case; Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities [CCD]; Handicapped Children's Protection Act; efforts to deregulate Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; American with Disabilities Act: importance, major gaps, expansion; John Wodatch; Supreme Court litigation, Joe Lenahan, NAACP; Bob Funk; Arline case and anti-AIDS policy; disability law; Holland case; Toyota v. Williams case; U.S. Airways v. Barnett case; Eschazabal v. Chevron case.

Date:

1997 (issued)

Subject:

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Mayerson, Arlene B -- 1949- -- Interviews
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund.
Center for Independent Living. -- Disability Law Resource Center.
American Coalition of Citizens with Disabilities.
United States.
United States.
United States.
United States.
Women lawyers -- United States -- Interviews
People with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- United States
People with disabilities -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States
Children with disabilities -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States

Note:

Arlene B. Mayerson ; interviews conducted by Mary Lou Breslin 1997-2002, with an appended interview conducted by Susan O'Hara in 1998.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.
Interview transcripts also available online.
Interviews (partial) also available on audiocassette (Phonotape 4055 C). Lacking tapes 12-15 and the supplemental interview.
Oral histories are made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Permissions Officer, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

1 volume (xvii, 226 pages) : portrait ; 29 cm
11 audiocassettes

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/roho_disclaimer_cgi.pl?target=http://digitalassets.lib.berkeley.edu/roho/ucb/text/mayerson_arlene_public_2012.pdf
BANC MSS 2018/160
Phonotape 4055 C no.1
Phonotape 4055 C no.2
Phonotape 4055 C no.3
Phonotape 4055 C no.4
Phonotape 4055 C no.5
Phonotape 4055 C no.6
Phonotape 4055 C no.7
Phonotape 4055 C no.8
Phonotape 4055 C no.9
Phonotape 4055 C no.10
Phonotape 4055 C no.11

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator.
Oral histories are made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Permissions Officer, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/roho_disclaimer_cgi.pl?target=http://digitalassets.lib.berkeley.edu/roho/ucb/text/mayerson_arlene_public_2012.pdf