Blind Students Sue Over Online Law School Applications

The Chronicle of Higher Education reported that three law students and the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) are suing four law schools in California claiming that the online application system is not accessible to students who are blind (Blind Students Sue Law Schools Over Online Applications). Specifically, the online application lives at the web site of the Law School Admission Council. The four colleges drive applicants to this web site to complete online applications. The first version of this suit started in February 2009 with the NFB and one student suing the admission council, but was just modified to add more plaintiffs and defendants. NFB issued a press release on Wednesday outlining its position.

Read more via Adrian A. Roselli


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