LSAT Council Settles Disability Suit For $8M

Law360, Los Angeles (May 20, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT) -- The Law School Admission Council has agreed to pay more than $8 million to settle allegations brought by the U.S. Department of Justice and a California enforcement agency that the council failed to properly accommodate disabled test takers, according to documents filed Tuesday in California federal court.

The parties asked U.S. District Judge Edward Chen to approve a proposed consent decree that would resolve a lawsuit over LSAC's alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing initially filed suit in March 2012, and the court later allowed the DOJ and three test-takers to intervene...

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