Nathan Altmann is a senior political science major from Sun Prairie Wisconsin. His research interests are disability law, civil rights law, and constitutional law. He is currently researching the connection between disability discrimination and the 14th Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause. His goal is to develop a comparative timeline between the legal reasoning of antiquated Supreme Court cases regarding race and gender and their connection with the Court’s rationale regarding disability discrimination today. After graduation, Nathan seeks to attend law school to pursue his academic interests in disability law and mental health law.
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