I've been frequently asked about elevators recently. Not every new construction multi-story building is actually required to have an elevator by the...
Elevators--Where are they NOT required?
March 18, 2016
Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuits against businesses on the upswing in Alabama
November 23, 2014
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Website Content Accessibility Requirements and the ADA
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Your Right to Vote: Federal Laws Protecting the Right of People with Disabilities to Vote
October 1, 2014
The Department of Justice has issued new technical assistance with regard to the rights of voters with disabilities. This assistance is intended to help election officials, poll workers and voters understand the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Voting Rights Act, the National Voter Registration Act and the Help America Vote Act. The publication is entitled, The Americans with Disabilities Act and Other Federal Laws Protecting the Rights of Voters with Disabilities. Here are links to access this publication: http://www.ada.gov/ada_voting/ada_voting_ta.pdf or http://www.ada.gov/ada_voting/ada_voting_ta.htm. Topics include: accessible voter registration, accessible polling places, accessible voting systems, policies and procedures, and training.