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U.S. Justice Dept. tackles another state’s use of mental health questions

The U.S. Justice Department confirmed in March that it is investigating whether the Florida Bar's questions about applicants' mental health history violate citizens' civil rights under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The probe follows a settlement agreement the federal agency reached August 13, 2014, with the Louisiana Supreme Court, which handles applications to the state bar, over similar questions.

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