Americans with Disabilities Act

By Minh N. Vu

Seyfarth Synopsis:  The Supreme Court will decide whether to hear its first website accessibility case now that briefing on Domino’s Petition for Certiorari is complete.

Earlier today, Plaintiff Guillermo Robles filed his opposition to Domino’s request to the U.S. Supreme Court for review of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal’s decision to let Robles’s lawsuit against
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There is more bad news for businesses that thought that they could wait for the Department of Justice (DOJ) to issue specific regulations before making their websites accessible to individuals with disabilities.  Federal Magistrate Judge Robertson in the District of Massachusetts recently denied motions by Harvard and MIT to dismiss or stay website accessibility class action lawsuits, and recommended that
Continue Reading Lack Of Website Accessibility Regulations Is No Bar To Suit, Another Judge Affirms

(Photo) BushBy Kevin Fritz

This Sunday, July 26, marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  In the spirit of anniversary of this important law, here are 25 simple ways to make your business more accessible to customers with disabilities, and provide a great experience for them and their friends and/or family members:

  1. If the main entrance of


Continue Reading On the 25th Anniversary of the ADA, 25 Easy Ways to Make Your Business More Accessible to Customers with Disabilities

By Minh. N. Vu

The Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday published a proposed rule to expand the definition of the term “disability” under Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  (Title II applies to state and local governments and Title III applies to public accommodations.) The revision purports to make the Title II and III regulatory
Continue Reading Justice Department Issues Proposed Rule Revising Definition of "Disability"