Jason Tashea, ABA Journal: Online Accessibility for the Disabled Is Good Business

Extract from Jason Tashea’s article “For Law Firms on the Web, Online Accessibility for the Disabled Is Good Business”

When it comes to making the law more accessible online, few can claim a longer history than Cornell University Law School’s Legal Information Institute.

Since its founding in 1992, the LII has undertaken many notable projects, including republishing the Code of Federal Regulations, running a legal encyclopedia for quick definitions and understanding of legal topics, and conducting research into the readability of the law.

Now, the organization is taking a step back and looking at its online infrastructure to make sure its content can be accessed by all people, including those with disabilities. They intend to have the project completed by the end of the year.

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