US Supreme Court Acheson Hotel Case May Impact Web Accessibility Lawsuits

US Supreme Court Acheson Hotel Case May Impact Web Accessibility Lawsuits

Posted on October 3, 2023Updated on October 26, 2023

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This is an article about a lawsuit in the United States. The case will be heard in the U.S Supreme Court on October 4, 2023. It is about whether a civil rights tester can file a lawsuit. Testing has been an important part of civil rights enforcement in this country for decades. It is an important tool for the Americans with Disabilities Act. This lawsuit is about a hotel’s failure to post information on its website about accessible rooms, which is required by the ADA. This case is not about web accessibility but the court’s opinion may impact web access cases. The opinion is not expected until 2024

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This article has been updated since it was first published on October 3, 2023. The most recent update was added on October 26, 2023. Read the updates for this article.

On Wednesday October 4 the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case about who can file a lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The case is called Acheson Hotels vs. Deborah Laufer.

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