Cruise Accessibility in the Courts

DOES THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT apply to foreign-flag cruise ships that operate in American waters? That issue went before the U.S. Supreme Court in March in Spector v. Norwegian Cruise Line Ltd., and the outcome could have broad implications for the cruise industry. The Spector case stems from a class action lawsuit filed in 2000 by Douglas Spector and a group of Norwegian Cruise Line passengers who claim discrimination during their cruises because of their disabilitie

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