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Turner v. Ass'n of American Med. Colleges, A117071

In a case brought by takers of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) claiming a right to reasonable accommodations for reading-related disabilities and/or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), judgment in favor of plaintiffs and order awarding plaintiffs attorney's fees and costs are reversed where the Unruh Civil Rights Act and Disabled Persons Act (DPA) do not require accommodations for learning and reading-related disabilities on standardized tests.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/30/2008
  • Published 10/30/2008




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Disability Rights Advocates, Sid Wolkinsky and Roger Heller;  Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Bogen & Dardarian, Linda Dardarian, Oakland;  Schneider & Wallace, Joshua Konecky, San Francisco, for Plaintiffs and Respondents., Fulbright & Jaworski, Robert E. Darby, Los Angeles, Robert A. Burgoyne, and Caroline M. Mew for Defendant and Appellant.
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