Welcome to the Americans With Disabilities Act section of our webpage.
This front page will reflect our most current information on federal disabilities law affecting educational institutions.
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing v. LSAC, No. c-12-1830 (4-22-13) Order Granting Motion, ND Calif. ) Suit against Law School Admissions Council may proceed without filing a motion for class certification under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 (Rule 23). DFEH brought this action against LSAC on behalf of seventeen named individuals and all disabled individuals in California who requested a reasonable accommodation for the LSAT. DFEH claims that LSAC failed to provide disability-related accommodations to test takers and, therefore, denied them “full and equal access to the LSAT” in violation of state and federal laws.Also in dispute was flagging of test scores of those who take the LSAC.
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey settlement Agreement Under the ADA, March 5, 2013. The DOJ found School has discriminated against applicants upon rescinding their admissions after learning they had Hepatitis B. See also Press Release on case.
Students with disabilities must be provided with an equal opportunity to participate in athletics, including intercollegiate, club and intramural athletics.