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The MSBA's Communications Law Section Presents

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"The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010"

In October 2010, President Obama signed the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, which takes pre-existing requirements meant to make communications accessible to persons with disabilities, such as closed captioning and hearing-aid compatibility requirements for telephones, and updates them to apply to more recently developed communications technologies, such as smartphones and Internet videos. This presentation will describe the Act's key provisions and explain how they will affect both communications providers and use of communications technologies by persons with disabilities.

Presenters:

Andrew Carlson, Briggs and Morgan, P.A.

Justin Page
, Minnesota Disability Law Center

 

1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for

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Details:

Date:   Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Time:   12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:   MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380 Minneapolis, MN 55402 

Cost:

Section Members:  $10.00
MSBA Members (But Not Communications Law Section Members):  $15.00
Law Students:  Free
Non-MSBA Members:  $20.00

Teleconferencing/Webcasting is available. Please contact Kim Basting at kbasting@mnbar.org or indicate this option when registering.

Cancellation Policy:

Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.

Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336