Twenty years ago this month, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the most sweeping anti-discrimination measure enacted by the Congress since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 – the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”). The ADA, which then President Bush described...
In July 2010 the Dept. of
Justice (DOJ) issued a final rule implementing accessibility provisions of the
ADA. The DOJ is also seeking comments on proposed regulations on internet
accessibility, movie captioning, and accessible equipment and furniture. In
July, the Dept. of Transportation also issued...
By Sarah Jones*
* J.D. Candidate, 2012, Fordham University School of Law.
Excerpt from Walk this Way: Do Public Sidewalks Qualify as Services, Programs, or Activities Under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act? , 79 Fordham L. Rev. 2259 (April, 2011)
Introduction In November 2004, Elizabeth...