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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Reference Guide

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This reference guide identifies selected sources on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Resources listed in this guide are available at all of the court libraries in the Hawai‘i State Law Library System, unless otherwise noted. This finding aid is not exhaustive, and is meant to be used as a starting point for research on this topic.

Note: The information in brackets [ ] indicates the call number. SCLL=Supreme Court Law Library on O‘ahu, 2d=Maui, 3d=Hilo, K=Kona, 5th=Kaua‘i
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Primary Sources (Laws, Ordinances, Rules, Cases)


  1. Chapter 291-51 to 56 - Parking for Disabled Persons
    Chapter 347 - Blind and Visually Handicapped Persons
    Chapter 368 - Civil Rights Commission
    Chapter 489 - Discrimination in Public Accommodations
    Chapter 515 - Discrimination in Real Property Transactions, in:

    Hawaii Revised Statutes
    [KFH30 1993 A22]

    Hawaii Revised Statutes Annotated
    Michie's [KFH30 A4]
    West's [KFH30 A42]

  2. Title 42, Chapter 126, Parts 12101 - 12213 - Equal Opportunity for Individuals with Disabilities, in:

    United States Code
    [KF62 2000 A2]
    Available at SCLL

    United States Code Annotated
    [KF65 U5]
    Available at SCLL, 2d, 3d, 5th

    United States Code Service
    [KF65 U8]
    Available at SCLL, K

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  1. Title 28, Parts 35 & 36 (Department of Justice)
    Title 29, Parts 1630, 1602 (EEOC)
    Title 47, §§ 64.601 et seq. (FCC)
    Title 49, Parts 27, 37, 38 (Department of Transportation), in:

    Code of Federal Regulations
    [KF70 A3]
    Available at: SCLL

  2. Title 11, Dept. of Health, Chapter 216 - Disability and Communication Access Board Rules of Practice and Procedure
    Title 11, Dept. of Health, Chapter 218 - Communication Access Services for Persons Who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind
    Title 11, Dept. of Health, Chapter 219 - Parking for Persons with Disabilities, in:

    Hawai‘i Administrative Rules
    [KFH35 A2 Title 11]
    Available at: SCLL

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Selected Forms:

  1. American Jurisprudence Legal Forms, 2d
    [KF170 A54]
    Subject Heading: Landlord-Tenant or Employment Discrimination

  2. American Jurisprudence Pleading and Practice Forms
    [KF8836 A45]
    Subject Heading: Civil Rights or Employment Discrimination

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Secondary Sources


  1. American Jurisprudence, 2d
    [KF154 A42]
    Subject Heading: New Topic Service - Americans with Disabilities

  2. Corpus Juris Secundum
    [KF154 C81]
    Subject Heading: Civil Rights

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Manuals, General:

  1. Americans with Disabilities Practice and Compliance Manual
    [KF480.2 A43]

  2. Disabilities and the Law
    [KF480.2 R68 2009]
    Available at: SCLL, 2d, 3d, 5th

  3. Americans with Disabilities Act Handbook
    [KF480.2 P42]
    Available at: SCLL

  4. The Americans with Disabilities Act
    [KF209 L52 J31 no. 2]
    Available at: SCLL

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Finding Aids/Indexes:

  1. Hawaii Digest
    [KFH57 H31]
    Topic: Civil Rights           Key Numbers: 1001-1809

  2. LegalTrac
    (Electronic periodical database)
    Search subject term: Americans with Disabilities

  3. Hawai‘i CARD Network
    (Includes Hawai‘i State Law Libraries' holdings)
    Keyword: Americans with Disabilities

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Agencies & Organizations

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Internet Resources

Disclaimer: The HSLLS has no control over these web sites and does not guarantee or assume any liability for the accuracy, relevance, currency, or completeness of the information.



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Electronic Resources

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