LSAT to be Made More Accessible for Visually Impaired Students After Lawsuit

As we continue to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we can see the widespread and ongoing impact of this civil rights victory. In October 2019, the Law School Admissions Exam (LSAT) radically changed in order to accommodate those with visual impairments. In 2017, Angelo Binno, who is legally blind, petitioned the Law School Admissions Counsel (LSAC) to waive the requirement to complete a logic component of the LSAT that involved drawing diagrams. When the LSAC denied his waiver, Binno brought a case claiming that the denial violated the ADA. In October, Binno won the case. From now on, the LSAT won't include that section of the test.


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