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New York Lawmakers Plan To Address Website Accessibility
A Committee in the New York State Senate aims to develop a legal standard for the accessibility of business websites under New York law, in response to the exponential increase in website accessibility litigation in the state.
United States
30 May 2019
Florida Court Dismisses Website Accessibility Case, Clarifying "Nexus" Requirement For Stating A Claim Under The ADA
Seyfarth Synopsis: Florida court rules that plaintiff must allege more than being unable to learn about a brick-and-mortar business to state a claim that an allegedly inaccessible website violates...
United States
10 Oct 2018
New York Passes Law Against Service Animal Fraud, Joining Other States
Effective December 18, 2017, New York became the latest state to enact a law cracking down on fake service animals.
United States
8 Jan 2018
Accessible Icon Update: New Federal Guidance Deepens Quandary For Businesses Facing Contradictory State Requirements
Seyfarth Synopsis: Recent guidance from the U.S. Access Board makes it more difficult for businesses to argue that the Accessible Icon constitutes "equivalent facilitation" under the ADA...
United States
26 Apr 2017
DOJ Publishes Final Rule Requiring Movie Theaters Nationwide To Provide Closed Captioning And Audio Description
DOJ published regulations today requiring that movie theaters throughout the United States provide closed captioning and audio description to patrons with disabilities for digital movies...
United States
8 Dec 2016
Spokeo May Raise The Bar For Standing In ADA Title III Cases
The U.S. Supreme Court's recent Spokeo decision may lead to more careful scrutiny of whether ADA Title III plaintiffs have a sufficiently "concrete" injury to confer jurisdiction in federal court.
United States
7 Jun 2016
New York City Enacts Accessibility Standards For Government Websites
On March 14, New York City became the first major municipality in the United States to adopt legislation mandating accessibility standards for all of its government agency websites.
United States
19 Apr 2016
Regulatory Update: Movie Captioning And Audio Description Regulations In The Final Stages Of Review
As we reported in July of 2014, the DOJ is working on final regulations that would require movie theatres with digital screens to show movies with closed captioning and audio description.
United States
10 Mar 2016
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