February 21, 2020


University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law

Contact/ Disability Resource Center

Student Disability Services
110 Wilder Tower
Memphis, TN 38152-3520
(901) 678-2880
(901) 678-3070

Susan Tepaske, Director


Student Organization

Externship Program

MALS TennCare Externship
Students help legal services attorneys with disability and medical claims appeals.

Other Information

Disability Law & Practice
Taught by Professor Chris Zawisza, this course introduces students to existing and developing laws and policies related to the expanding field of disability law. It will cover legal protection of individuals with physical and mental disabilities from discrimination in employment and public and private programs, including public accommodations, education, and higher education. It will provide an overview of civil rights statutes that deal with persons with disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act and its 2008 Amendments, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970, and the Fair Housing Amendments of 1988. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and its regulations will be covered in detail.


University of Tennessee College of Law (Knoxville)

Contact/ Disability Resource Center

Katrice W. Jones Morgan
Asst. Dean for Student Affairs
Office of Student Affairs and Records
1505 W Cumberland Ave, Suite 166
Knoxville, TN 37996-1810
(865) 974-6790
Fax 865-974-1572


Disability Services
2227 Dunford Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-4020
(865) 974-9552
Fax (865) 974-9552


Employment Discrimination Law
Surveys the major federal statutes dealing with discrimination in employment, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Law and Public Policy
Examines the performance of American courts and quasi-judicial administrative agencies in formulating and implementing public policy.

Disability Law 
Provides an overview of disability law, with a major emphasis on the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.


Vanderbilt University Law School (Nashville)

Contact/ Disability Resource Center

Chris Meyers
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs
(615) 322-6826
Suite 152 - A

Student Organization

Disability Law Society