Title II Doesn't Cover Employment Bias Claims: 10th Circ.

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 10:51 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit on Tuesday refused to revive an office worker's disability discrimination suit against the University of Oklahoma, holding for the first time that Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which bars discrimination in public services, doesn't permit employment bias claims.

There's no dispute that Title I of the ADA allows actions for employment discrimination, but Judy Elwell's case raised the question of whether Title II, which seeks to root out discrimination against the disabled in the provision of public services, does the...
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