June 13, 2016 | Articles, News

Harvard law school graduate claims she failed N.Y. bar exam because she got no accommodations for her disability

A Harvard Law School graduate is suing the New York Board of Law Examiners, blaming her failures to pass the bar exam on the board’s refusal to grant accommodations for her disability.

Tamara Wyche eventually passed the bar in 2015, but claims that her legal career had already been damaged by the two prior failures.

Wyche, 29, suffers from debilitating panic attacks and requested that the board allow her to take the exam in a separate room from other test-takers, provide extra time and stop-clock breaks to decrease the stress level, according to the suit filed in Brooklyn Federal Court.

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Source: NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, Monday, June 13, 2016

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