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Re: [IP] Appeals court revives diabetes suit



At 01:30 PM 9/11/03 -0400, you wrote:
 >http://www.registerguard.com/news/2003/09/10/d4.cr.diabetes.0910.html
 > Fraser sued, saying the bank failed to accommodate her disability under the
 >Americans with Disabilities Act and retaliated against her for seeking an
 >accommodation.
 >
 > U.S. District Judge Robert E. Jones dismissed the case, saying Fraser
 >failed to
 >show that she was disabled under the act. Specifically, she failed to 
show that
 >her diabetes interfered with a major life activity, he said.

It never fails to surprise me that carbohydrate metabolism is for some 
reason not _automatically_ considered a major life activity.

Liz
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