Bar examiners are asking law students about their mental health. Many aren't getting help because of it - CNN

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By Madeline Holcombe, CNN

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"[Students] should absolutely get the help they need and not worry about being asked a question that they have to answer and then reveal their medical history," said New York State Bar President Hank Greenberg. "We don't do that with any other physiological condition, and that we still do that for mental health is no longer acceptable in 2020."

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A New York court is weighing whether to drop the question from the state's bar application after a working group within the New York State Bar Association issued a report in August calling for the removal of any questions about "mental history, diagnoses, or treatment."

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