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FEBRUARY 26, 2020: NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION SUCCEEDS IN GETTING MENTAL HEALTH QUESTION REMOVED FROM NY BAR APPLICATION

A New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) proposal that would remove mental health-related questions from the state bar application has been approved by the New York State Unified Court System. Chief Judge Janet DiFiore made the announcement today during her State of the Judiciary address. New York becomes just the 11th state to protect the well-being … Continued

N.Y. to Ban Mental Health Question on State Bar Application

Bloomberg Law quoted President Greenberg on the removal of the mental health question from the bar exam application. New York State’s court system will remove questions about mental health history from its bar application, Chief Judge Janet DiFiore announced Wednesday. After debate and study, the court system plans to revise the application, DiFiore said in … Continued

State removes mental health questions from bar application

The Daily Record (sub. required) mentioned NYSBA’s advocacy on the removal of the mental health question from the bar exam application. New York state court officials have agreed to remove mental health-related questions from the state bar application. Chief Judge Janet DiFiore made the announcement Wednesday during her State of the Judiciary address. New York … Continued