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National Media Report on Blind VLS Student's Lawsuit Against Bar Examiners

July 8, 2011

The Washington Post and other media outlets nationwide reported on Vermont Law School student Dee Jones' '12 lawsuit against the National Conference of Bar Examiners and the Act Inc. testing company.

Image of Dee JonesJones, who is blind, says they aren't providing the accommodations she needs to take the the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination, the legal ethics exam all lawyers must take before they practice in Vermont and most other states.

Those accommodations - two pieces of computer software that help the visually impaired read - enable Jones to work at her best and have been key to the high B average she's maintained as a law student, she told the AP.

Read the AP story.

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