The intersection of disability rights and copyright

My office just submitted an amicus brief in the Second Circuit that I thought our readers might find interesting. The brief on behalf of 15 leading
national disability rights organizations and academic researchers in Authors Guild, Inc. v. Hathitrust, No. 12-4547, urges the court of appeals to uphold a district court ruling that the HathiTrust's efforts to make university library collections
accessible to people with print disabilities constitute a non-infringing
fair use under copyright law. The brief details the efforts of people
with disabilities and the federal government to make copyrighted works
accessible and describes the role of fair use in harmonizing disability
rights law, copyright law, and the Progress Clause of the Constitution.

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