LSAC challenges new California law banning flagging applicants’ extra time on LSAT

The state of California has been sued by the Law School Admission Council regarding a law that was passed this past September that bars the organization from alerting law schools when applicants get extra time to complete the Law School Admission Test.

The law went into effect January first and will effect those that sit for the February 9th LSAT.

The complaint is that this practice, also known as “flagging” discriminates against students who need extra time to complete the exam. The LSAC, however, contends that this legislation violates their freedom of speech, and does not apply to other testing entities.

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