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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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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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