Tuesday, December 10

The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation hosted a press call Wednesday with experts from UCLA and other universities to discuss a recent proposal to weaken rules governing mercury pollution from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. (Daily Bruin file photo)
The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation hosted a press call Wednesday with experts from UCLA and other universities to discuss a recent proposal to weaken rules governing mercury pollution from the United States Environmental Protection Agency. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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A legally blind student filed a lawsuit against the organization that runs the LSAT, the Law School Admissions Council, in May 2017 after the organization denied his request to skip the Analytical Reasoning section of the LSAT. LSAC is now researching different ways to test analytical reasoning. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

LSAT to be made more accessible for visually impaired students after lawsuit

The analytical reasoning portion of the Law School Admission Test will be redesigned following a recent settlement with a legally blind test taker. Angelo Binno, who is legally blind, filed a lawsuit against the Law School Admission Council in May 2017 after the organization denied his request to skip the Analytical Reasoning section of the LSAT, according to a press release from Nyman Turkish PC, the law firm representing Binno. Read more...

A legally blind student filed a lawsuit against the organization that runs the LSAT, the Law School Admissions Council, in May 2017 after the organization denied his request to skip the Analytical Reasoning section of the LSAT. LSAC is now researching different ways to test analytical reasoning. (Sim Beauchamp/Daily Bruin)

(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)
(Cody Wilson/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA Pacific Islands' Student Association held a town hall in February and invited local Hawaiian leaders to discuss their opinions on the Thirty Meter Telescope. The student organization held a public protest and received almost 5,000 signatures on a petition to demonstrate opposition to the TMT to the UC Board of Regents, according to PISA member Uriah Blackwell. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)
The UCLA Pacific Islands' Student Association held a town hall in February and invited local Hawaiian leaders to discuss their opinions on the Thirty Meter Telescope. The student organization held a public protest and received almost 5,000 signatures on a petition to demonstrate opposition to the TMT to the UC Board of Regents, according to PISA member Uriah Blackwell. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Jamaal Muwwakkil, a doctoral student at UC Santa Barbara, was nominated in May to be the student regent for the 2020-2021 term. As student regent, he said he hopes to increase engagement of different student populations and focus on issues relating to basic needs. (Courtesy of Matt Perko)
Jamaal Muwwakkil, a doctoral student at UC Santa Barbara, was nominated in May to be the student regent for the 2020-2021 term. As student regent, he said he hopes to increase engagement of different student populations and focus on issues relating to basic needs. (Courtesy of Matt Perko)

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