The ADA Project Copyright Policies

Educational Purpose

The ADA Project expands public access to U.S. legal documents, news, and scholarly materials that document the legislative history, enactment, and interpretation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (“ADAAA”). The goal of The ADA Project is to preserve the history of the ADA and ADAAAA and make it accessible for public education and research.

Usage and Access

The ADA Project website is free for the public to use and access.

The ADA Project does not claim copyright ownership to most of the content on its website. The copyright is owned by each document’s individual creators and/or publishers. However, content hosted on the website may be freely cited, downloaded, and copied for personal use subject to certain restrictions depending upon the category and source of the document.

Documents made available through The ADA Project website are citable. We would appreciate attribution to raise awareness and encourage users to access this public resource.  Please use the following standard format:

[Official citation to the document].  The ADA Project (2019). Retrieved [date] from [url].

Take-Down Requests

Persons who have questions, or who believe that their copyrights have been infringed upon by the posting of materials to The ADA Project, may contact the administrators at: The administrators will respond to all questions or requests within 30 days. If the administrators are not able to determine that the use of the work in question is lawful, access to the work will be removed.