This chapter discusses the definition of disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Supreme Court's definition-of-disability decisions have long been criticized by disability rights advocates as betraying the promises of the ADA. However, it is shown that these decisions shed as much light on the limitations of the ADA itself, and the arguments deployed in its favor during the statute's run to passage, as on the limitations of the Court's vision.
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