The website states that when a case
lands before the nation’s highest court, “with rare exceptions, each side is
allowed 30 minutes argument.”

Coincidentally, you can “order pizza,
pasta, chicken & more online for carryout or delivery from your
local Domino’s restaurant,” according to Domino’s website, and when
you do, you should let them know “YOU GOT 30 MINUTES.”

Someone set the timer, ‘cause
things are heating up in here.

Domino’s, backed by the U.S.
Chamber of Commerce, earlier this month asked the Supreme Court to step in to
decide whether the Americans With Disabilities Act applies to online ordering.

ADA and business websites

A blind customer first sued
the pizza chain in 2016, saying he couldn’t order a pizza through its website
or app, since it wasn’t compatible with standard screen reading software.

He argued Domino’s should
bring its digital ordering tools into compliance for making online content
accessible to people with disabilities.

Earlier this year, the Ninth
Circuit Court of Appeals agreed. It said Domino’s had ample notice of the law’s
requirements. The court didn’t say what the appropriate solution should be.

Now the High Court will get
to place its order.

What it means

For now, if a business
website or app offers customers a direct link to good or services offered at a
physical location, the ADA applies and the company should include ways to make
the website accessible to disabled persons, according to the National Law

In its analysis of the nexus
between Domino’s website and its offered goods and services, the Ninth Circuit
noted that the ADA only covers “actual, physical places where goods or services
are open to the public, and places where the public gets those goods or

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