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Henry M. Greenberg, president of the New York State Bar Association Henry M. Greenberg, president of the New York State Bar Association. (Photo: David Handschuh/ALM)

The new president of the New York State Bar Association is announcing today that he’s launching a blue-ribbon committee to determine if the state should remove questions about mental health disorders from applications for the bar.

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Susan DeSantis

Susan DeSantis is the deputy editor-in-chief of the New York Law Journal. She can be reached at sdesantis@alm.com. Twitter: @sndesantis

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