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Chief Judge DiFiore. Photo: David Handschuh/NYLJ

The removal of a question about mental health history on the New York state bar application was celebrated this week at the state’s law schools, where leaders said the change sends a positive message about the importance of mental health in the legal profession as a whole.

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Jane Wester

Jane Wester is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal. Email her at jwester@alm.com or find her on Twitter @janewester.

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