We know the profession has a mental health crisis. We have serious concerns about bars asking applicants about their mental health. But do we really understand the position these questions can put an applicant in?
In this episode, Megan discusses and (in a first on this show) reads out loud the US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky’s decision in Doe v. Supreme Court of Kentucky. Doe applied for licensure after seeking mental health treatment, and Kentucky “put her through the ringer”, eventually admitting her 994 days after she applied. Then she sued for how she had been treated – and was dismissed from court, largely on standing grounds. This episode highlights why all lawyers should care about what is happening int he admissions process, and Megan urges everyone to get involved.
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