Disability Access Litigation Still Needed
Summary: Mark Potter, a civil rights attorney, describes his experience over the past 19 years. Provides an overview of the challenges facing persons with disabilities and benefits of disability access litigation.
New ADAAG Mandates Access to Swimming Pools
Ground Breaking ADA Decision Out of 9th Circuit RulingI saw another striking example of the unfortunate need to litigate when I posted a story about the ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal that held cities had the obligation to provide designated accessible street parking if they provide street parking, the most common response I received was, "I thought they always had that obligation" or "This is new?" It seems like it is obvious that cities have this obligation, but the City of Lomita continues to fight to not have to install accessible street parking. The US District Court and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals have both ruled that the City has to designate accessible street parking, yet the City is still fighting. The City sought to have an En Banc review by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and when this was denied, they filed an Appeal to the United States Supreme Court. (Learn More)
City Agrees to Make Sidewalk Wheelchair Accessible!
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