4th Circuit Affirms Ruling for Deaf Fans

4th circuit affirms ruling for deaf fansRedskins must provide song lyrics at FedEx Field

In a victory for deaf sports fans, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed their right to equal access to aural content broadcast at the Washington Redskins’ FedEx Field, including lyrics to the music played during the game, upholding the groundbreaking 2008 ruling regarding the scope of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Joseph B. Espo, the plaintiffs’ attorney, said he believes the 4th Circuit decision could have far-reaching effect.

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