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Apr 18,2007
U Mich sued over football stadium
by UPI

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A disability rights group has filed a lawsuit seeking more accessible seating in the 80-year-old University of Michigan football stadium.

The Michigan Paralyzed Veterans of America claims the university has been doing what amounts to a complete overhaul of the stadium by replacing the concrete in sections and upgrading the luxury boxes, the Detroit News reported.

The university argues the concrete replacement is routine maintenance and that the part of the stadium actually undergoing renovation is being brought into compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.

The university, by failing to provide adequate seating for the disabled, "treats them as second-class citizens, unjustly disregards their basic rights to equality and dignity and causes embarrassment, humiliation, harassment and emotional distress," the group said in its lawsuit filed recently in federal court in Ann Arbor.

Copyright ©  2007, by United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

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