A Miami attorney who opposes the handling of Florida Bar applicants with a history of mental health and substance abuse issues welcomes New York’s decision to drop a question for prospective lawyers about their mental health.
New York Chief Judge Janet DiFiore announced Wednesday that bar applicants would no longer be asked if they have “any condition or impairment” including a “mental, emotional, psychiatric, nervous, or behavioral disorder.”
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