All Alerts & Newsletters

Section 508 Compliance Takes Hit from the Federal Circuit

Jun.23.2011

In a case of first impression, a split Federal Circuit panel in Allied Tech. Grp., Inc. v. U.S. (June 9, 2011) held that a contractor complied with the section 508 requirements for accessibility to computer systems by the handicapped simply by certifying with self-described “minor” exceptions. The dissenting judge reasoned that Congress had provided an exception process for the agency to follow which it had failed to do in this instance.
Email Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Google+

For more information, please contact the professional(s) listed below, or your regular Crowell & Moring contact.

Frederick (Rick) W. Claybrook Jr.
Partner – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2695
Email: rclaybrook@crowell.com

James G. Peyster
Counsel – Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.624.2603
Email: jpeyster@crowell.com