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The Rights Of People With Disabilities Are Not Being Promoted, Study Finds

The Rights Of People With Disabilities Are Not Being Promoted, Study Finds

From the press release of Queen’s University (January 25, 2012

Historic legal rulings did not protect the rights of persons with disabilities, while legal rulings concerned with race or gender provided much more protection of individual rights and freedoms according to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Queen’s University PhD student Christopher A. Riddle has determined in a recent study. “The motivation for this examination came from the very simple observation that the rights of persons with disabilities were not being promoted through the very mechanisms designed to ensure justice for everyone,” says the study’s author…

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