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20,000 University of California-Berkeley on-Line Classroom Videos to be Removed Following Edict of U.S. DOJ Requiring Handicap Accessibility Via Close Captioning Pursuant to Title III of ADA
There is a saying that became popular when the Americans With Disabilities Act was enacted in 1993, to wit: "When one man breaks a leg, the whole country must limp."
|Are We Going Too Far?|
The ADA's goals are laudable, its existence a necessity. That said, the ADA itself recognizes its own limitations by requiring only "reasonable" accommodations; the question is, what is reasonable?
The Latest News on Title III of ADA Accessibility Litigation and Cases
Take, for example, the recent statement issued by University of California-Berkeley's President, in which the university announced that effective March 15, 2017 public access to its public legacy libraries on YouTube and iTunesU, which include over 20,000 publications, would be restricted.
This was in response to an August 30, 2016 letter from the DOJ which effectively stated that the public legacy content was non-compliant with Title III of ADA.
For an excellent overview of the facts and circumstances relating to this matter, Click Here.
|What Will SCOTUS's Stand on ADA Be?|
Click Here to read about SCOTUS's recent interest in whether soda vending machines must be ADA compliant for use by blind persons.
Philadelphia Area Employment Attorney Representing Employees
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