Archive for the ‘Court Decision’ Category

June 10, 2014 | Court Decision

Victory for Individuals with Print Disabilities: Court Decision in Authors Guild, Inc. v. HathiTrust

On June 10, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held in Authors Guild, Inc. v. HathiTrust that the libraries that are members of the HathiTrust Digital Library can “create a full-text searchable database of copyrighted works and provide those works in formats accessible to those with disabilities.”  As argued for in […]

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May 20, 2014 | Court Decision, Self-Post, Testing

Resounding Victory for All Law School Applicants with Disabilities: Settlement in Disability Discrimination Case Against LSAC

May 20, 2014 Today’s settlement in The Department of Fair Employment and Housing v. Law School Admission Council, Inc. case is a resounding victory for all individuals with disabilities who seek a level playing field on which to qualify for entrance into the legal profession. I thank the U.S. Department of Justice, the California Department […]

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August 17, 2001 | Court Decision, Press

Learning-Disabled Woman Wins on Bar Exam Timing

New York Law Journal FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2001 BY MARK HAMBLETT A LEARNING-DISABLED woman will be given twice the normal two days to take the New York State bar exam, a federal judge ruled yesterday. Marilyn Bartlett, whose eight-year fight with the New York State Board of Law Examiners has included an appeal to the […]

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