California Moral Character Application & Law Student Mental Health

Past arrests aren’t the only concern for law students completing their California moral character application. Many law students delay or avoid necessary mental health treatment because they’re afraid what may happen if they disclose it. Yet, much like law students with a past who must determine the right amount of information to provide about previous[…]

Avoiding Mental Illness Treatment Out of Fear of the Moral Character Application with Margaret Hannon and Katherine Silver Kelly [LGE 025]

Many law students fear seeking the necessary attention and help for their mental health issues because they know they’re likely to have to report it on their moral character application. Even though few applicants are denied admission based on mental health treatment or diagnoses, there is still a lot of stigma surrounding seeking help. So[…]