Rule 14-706. Test accommodations.
(a) Disabilities and impairments. An Applicant who has
mental, physical, or cognitive disabilities as defined by the Americans with
Disabilities Act ("
(a)(1) she or he is disabled as
defined by the
(a)(2) the disability impacts her or his ability to take the Bar Examination; and
(a)(3) the accommodation requested is necessary to meet the limitation caused by the disability.
(c) Review. An Applicant may request a review of the decision. The review will be conducted in accordance with Rule 14-715.
(c)(1) The Applicant must comply with the deadlines set forth in Rule 14-715(a) and must prove each of the elements set forth in Rule 14-706(a)(1) through (a)(3).
(c)(2) The review panel will consider only the documentation the Applicant submitted at the time she or he requested accommodation, the written opinion of the Committee’s psychologist, the written recommendation of the Test Accommodations Committee and the Bar’s written decision.
(c)(3) Any attempt to change the original accommodations request or submit new medical documentation will be considered a new request for accommodation and will not be considered by the Review Panel. The new request must be resubmitted to the Test Accommodations Committee for review and is subject to the deadlines set forth in Rule 14-706(a).
Effective as of May 1, 2016.