TITLE

Supremes on ADA, trucks get religion

AUTHOR(S)
Rukavina, John
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Aug2004, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the court ruling on fire service-related cases in the U.S. State liability in damages for accessibility problems of persons with disability to public buildings; Church-state separation issue of a fire truck with a provision for painting part of Psalm 23; Sentiment of fire fighters when call for duty at 2 in the morning.
ACCESSION #
14193990

 

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