Web Sites and Mobile Applications: Do They Comply with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act?
Written By: Benjamin Briggs & Cynthia Sass.
Some are calling the new wave of cases challenging the accessibility of commercial and public Web sites and mobile applications (apps) the new civil rights movement. Some even call it the silent civil rights movement, as most practitioners are unaware that their Web sites and apps—as well as those of their clients—may violate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). In particular, the Web sites and apps (collectively referred to as Web technologies in this article) of law firms and their private sector clients may violate Title III of the ADA.