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Blind MBA to have her day in court over inaccessible government websites

  • September 14, 2010
  • David Baker
  • Comments Off on Blind MBA to have her day in court over inaccessible government websites

From September 21st to the 23rd, Bakerlaw will be representing Donna Jodhan before the Federal Court of Canada in Toronto. Ms. Jodhan, a legally blind Canadian, is challenging the federal government over websites that are inaccessible to blind and partially sighted web surfers. Bakerlaw is asking the courts to require the government to make job application forms and other major services accessible for these users.

Click on the following links to view the full release: Plain text | PDF.

Click on the following links to view the factum for the case. The first several pages of the document provide a detailed overview of the matter: Word | PDF.

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