The number of lawsuits nationwide nearly tripled in 2018. Is it an overdue move for the rights of the disabled or a way for lawyers to make a quick buck?

  • Galleries From A to Z Sued Over Websites the Blind Can’t Use
    On Dec. 13, a blind Manhattan resident named Henry Tucker filed federal lawsuits against 10 art galleries, saying their websites were not accessible to people who could not see. The galleries’ names ...
    02/18/2019 - 3:41 am | View Link
  • New York Galleries Sued for Alleged Violations of Americans with Disabilities Act
    More than seventy-five New York galleries are facing lawsuits over the accessibility of their websites, Eileen Kinsella of Artnet reports. The wave of recent complaints targeting the art world, ...
    01/30/2019 - 8:41 am | View Link
  • Dozens of New York City galleries are being sued for allegedly violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
    In a series of lawsuits filed in recent weeks, a legally blind Brooklynite is accusing dozens of New York City-based art, antiquities, and rare book dealers of violating the Americans with ...
    01/29/2019 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • More Than 75 New York Galleries Are Slammed With Lawsuits for Allegedly Violating the Americans With Disabilities Act
    Like the lawsuits targeting other businesses, the claims against galleries tend to identify websites that lack special code that ... businesses and nonprofit institutions of all sizes can be sued ...
    01/29/2019 - 6:57 am | View Link
  • How TPP will clobber Canada's municipal archives and galleries of historical city photos
    Retroactive changes to copyright expiry means that these archives have to go back through materials they've already published online, auditing them to see what, specifically, they'd need to yank off ...
    11/5/2015 - 7:41 pm | View Link
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  • Norman Hartnell
    Sir Norman Bishop Hartnell, KCVO (12 June 1901 – 8 June 1979) was a leading British fashion designer, best known for his work for the ladies of the Royal Family. Hartnell gained the Royal Warrant as Dressmaker to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in 1940; and Royal Warrant as Dressmaker to Queen Elizabeth II in 1957.
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  • affirmative action | Definition, History, & Debate ...
    Affirmative action, in the United States, an active effort to improve employment or educational opportunities for members of minority groups and for women. Affirmative action began as a government remedy to the effects of long-standing discrimination against such groups and has consisted of policies, programs, and procedures that give preferences to minorities and women in job hiring ...
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  • Emancipation Proclamation | Facts, Summary, & Significance ...
    Emancipation Proclamation, first reading The first reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, engraving by A.H. Ritchie, 1866. Seated from left to right: Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, Pres. Abraham Lincoln, Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, Secretary of State William H. Seward, and Attorney General Edward Bates.
    03/6/2019 - 6:54 pm | View Website
  • Facebook sued by dissident group Saoradh over removed ...
    A political party representing dissident republicans is taking legal action against Facebook over claims it removed pages from its platform. Saoradh, which was formed in 2016 and which the police ...
    01/31/2019 - 1:55 am | View Website
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