This morning, on Global Accessibility Awareness Day, DOJ participated by issuing its Spring 2016 unified agenda, including upcoming regulatory actions on web accessibility and movie captioning.

Click on the links to the right in the bullets below for the lowdown on each rule, but here are a few highlights:

AA65: State and Local Government

By John W. Egan 

As we have previously reported, the Department of Justice issued proposed regulations this summer that would require movie theaters to show movies with closed captioning and audio description.  DOJ has requested public comment on a number of issues related to these proposed regulations. 

The period for providing public comments on

By John W. Egan

On July 25, 2014, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued proposed regulations that would require movie theaters with digital screens to show movies with closed captioning and audio description.  We covered this development here.

DOJ has requested public comment on a number of issues related to these proposed regulations, including