DOJ Enters Class Action Over LSAT Disability Rules

Law360, New York (September 6, 2012, 5:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice will intervene in a class action in California federal court alleging the Law School Admission Council failed to make accommodations for disabled people taking the Law School Admission Test, the government said Thursday.

The DOJ said it would intervene in the suit filed by California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing that claims LSAC violates the Americans with Disabilities Act by not reasonably accommodating disabled test takers.

The LSAC failed to provide reasonable testing accommodations, subjected applicants who asked for accommodations...
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Case Title

Department of Fair Employment and Housing v. Law School Admission Council Inc


Case Number

3:12-cv-01830

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

American with Disabilities - Other

Judge

Joseph C. Spero

Date Filed

April 12, 2012

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