Open Conversation

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm | Classroom G — Open Conversation Topic: Ability, Access, and Barriers in Law School and the Profession.

Open Conversation Questions:

  1. What barriers exist in law school or the profession for people with differing abilities or disabilities?
  2. What could the law school, law students, or the legal profession do to promote equitable access for people regardless of their ability or disability?
  3. Are there stigmas around ability and accommodations in law school? If so, what contributes to the stigmas around accommodations?
  4. How can the law school or the profession address concerns about fairness or fraud in accommodations? What about law school, student culture, or the profession might promote people to “game the system” or make people suspicious of classmates with accommodations?
Physical Disability Scholarship (Deadline is Friday, November 15, 2019 at 5pm): https://docs.google.com/a/pepperdine.edu/forms/d/15j-tNMWPDA2a_e7dFoRv-M5a02VBl55rWiuBGbL7P-I/edit?usp=drive_web
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