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California Court of Appeal Reaffirms Ninth Circuit on ADA Website Accessibility

The original article was published by The National Law Review, January 21, 2020 by Jean-Paul Cart Here is another decision When plaintiffs sue companies alleging that their websites do not comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), courts start by answering two threshold legal questions. Does the ADA apply to websites? And if it does,…
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Equal Access To Public Accommodations Is Not A Scam, It’s The Law

I am a person that has lived with multiple disabilities most of my life though I was not diagnosed properly till I was well into my mid 30’s.  For many years discrimination and exclusion were commonplace.  It was one of those things that I had no power to change so I just tried to ignore…
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Introduction To Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1)

The original and complete set of website accessibility guidelines (WCAG 2.1) can be found at: https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG21/ This article is only intended to be an introduction and point of reference for the complete version. This version:https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/REC-WCAG21-20180605/Latest editor’s draft:https://w3c.github.io/wcag/21/guidelines/Implementation report:https://www.w3.org/WAI/WCAG21/implementation-report/Previous version:https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/PR-WCAG21-20180424/Previous Recommendation:https://www.w3.org/TR/2008/REC-WCAG20-20081211/Editors:Andrew Kirkpatrick (Adobe)Joshue O Connor (Invited Expert, InterAccess)Alastair Campbell (Nomensa)Michael Cooper (W3C)WCAG 2.0 Editors (until December…
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Legal Justice Advocates Making Education & Web Accessible For All

With more Law Firms joining in the battle for equal access to public and specifically computer based applications and services; It seems that blind Justice really has a shot at equal access to public accommodations.  The following article was originally published at:  PRnewswire January 31, 2020 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In December of 2019, Harvard University settled…
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Housing Discrimination In The Age Of High Tech

50 years ago there was no internet or email, everything was done in person usually in an office.  Now with the evolution of the digital super highway, more and more businesses are taking applications for all kinds of services by computer.

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Why much of the internet is closed off to blind people

As our everyday world moves increasingly online, the digital landscape presents new challenges for ensuring accessibility for the blind. A recent court challenge against Domino’s pizza may be a watershed case guiding the rights of disabled people on the internet, writes James Jeffrey.

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Oh the irony! Retailers blind to discrimination and lost business

A blind woman has launched a claim of unlawful discrimination against Coles and its online website. For those of us who are totally blind and working in the disability law space this lawsuit is no surprise. Both the problem and the response are unfortunately common. So what is the problem in the Coles case? According to an…
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Companies Need to Do More for Employees and Customers with Disabilities

The original article was written by Julia Taylor Kennedy Pooja Jain-Link November 13, 2019 You can see the original article HERE In 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) opened a new world for millions of people with disabilities by requiring businesses to make their physical locations accessible. Forward thinking business leaders are making sure…
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