First Circuit Sides with Eleventh Circuit in Holding that a Disabled Tester Incurs an Informational Injury When Denied Access to Information on a Hotel Website, Creating Article III Standing

In Laufer v. Acheson Hotels, LLC, No. 21-1410 (1st Cir. Oct. 5, 2022), the First Circuit agreed with the Eleventh Circuit – and broke with the Second, Fifth, and Tenth Circuits – that a disabled tester suffers an injury, worthy of Article III standing, when they cannot access information on a hotel reservation website inContinue reading “First Circuit Sides with Eleventh Circuit in Holding that a Disabled Tester Incurs an Informational Injury When Denied Access to Information on a Hotel Website, Creating Article III Standing”

Fifth Circuit Tosses Injunction Against State Under National Voter Registration Act for Plaintiffs’ Lack of Injury of Fact for Title III Standing

In Campaign Legal Center v. Scott, No. 22-50692 (5th Cir. Sept. 29, 2022), the Fifth Circuit holds that a group of voting-rights organizations suing the State of Texas for information under the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (“NVRA”) lacked Article III standing to bring their claim. The plaintiff organizations sued Texas under the NVRA’sContinue reading “Fifth Circuit Tosses Injunction Against State Under National Voter Registration Act for Plaintiffs’ Lack of Injury of Fact for Title III Standing”

Eleventh Circuit Panel Splits Three Ways on Article III Standing to Challenge Supposedly Inaccessible Hotel Website Under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act

In Laufer v. Arpan LLC, No.20-14846 (11th Cir. Mar. 29, 2022), the Eleventh Circuit issues a court opinion and three concurring opinions – 68 total pages – holding that a plaintiff who attempted to access a hotel website had Article III standing to bring a claim under the public accommodations provisions of the ADA, TitleContinue reading “Eleventh Circuit Panel Splits Three Ways on Article III Standing to Challenge Supposedly Inaccessible Hotel Website Under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act”