Law Student's ADHD Illegally Revealed, 9th Circ. Hears
By Beth Winegarner
Law360, San Francisco (June 12, 2013, 8:24 PM ET) -- The University of San Francisco violated a law student's privacy and its student handbook by disclosing testing accommodations for the student’s attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, his attorneys argued Wednesday, urging the Ninth Circuit to overturn a lower court's ruling that his disability wasn't subject to privacy laws.
After being diagnosed with ADHD during his first year of law school, Jason Tecza was allowed extra time on exams, as well as isolated space so he could concentrate. USF's student handbook promises to keep students' medical conditions private, but...