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Ninth Circuit Celebrates ADA's 20th Anniversary with a Howler

With impeccable timing - on the very day that was the Americans with Disabilities Act's (ADA) 20th anniversary, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled "that customers in wheelchairs are denied the 'Chipotle experience' of watching their food being prepared because the restaurants' 45-inch counters are too high." As the AP article points out, "The company now faces hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages."

Yeah, that's money well spent. Don't wanna ruin that Chipotle experience.

H/T to Walter Olson for his commentary which also points out the foibles of the plaintiff here, an ADA veteran.

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