Constitutionalize the ADA? No thanks

A dreadful idea, but sure to keep lawyers busy: American Bar Association president proposes constitutionalizing the principles of the Americans with Disabilities Act by getting the Supreme Court to reverse City of Cleburne (1985), in which it declined to pronounce the mentally disabled a suspect or quasi-suspect class under the Equal Protection Clause [ABA Journal]

Meanwhile, where we are now: Mark Pulliam surveys the landscape of the actual ADA and finds that it “has spawned senseless mandates, abusive lawsuits, and stratospheric costs.” [Mark Pulliam, City Journal, and related; thanks for kind mentions]

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