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Pepperdine law dean Paul Caron, a white man with gray hair wearing black-rimmed glasses.
Oct 03, 2022
Pepperdine law school dean is now speaking openly about his lifelong stutter.

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April 29, 2014
Federal appeals panel orders Ohio State to defend accusations that it rejected a candidate for a Ph.D. program because she has Crohn's disease.
December 23, 2013
Federal judge orders Creighton medical school to provide specific accommodations -- different from those it offered -- to hearing impaired student.
June 24, 2013
Lawyers and a disability rights advocate stressed that faculty members must be proactive rather than reactive in making sure their online courses and materials are accessible for students with disabilities.
June 14, 2013
Disability rights advocates and publishers want Congress to help create a national standard to make sure disabled students are not left behind by inaccessible higher ed technologies. 
May 9, 2013
Berkeley agrees to make it easier for students with disabilities to do homework and research in a settlement that may be eyed across the country by advocates and university officials alike.
January 17, 2013
Faculty advocates and disability law experts question physical requirements included in many of Azusa Pacific University's job ads.
October 12, 2011
Nebraska-Kearney faces federal discrimination charges -- which it disputes -- after barring student from bringing therapy dog with her to live in university-owned apartment.
January 14, 2011
UC Davis investigates incident in which professor allegedly polled a class on how to grade a student who had just given birth.
January 22, 2010
Faced with charges that he's acted as a "bully" and sought revenge on colleagues who opposed him, a journalism professor at Ohio U. may sacrifice academe's coveted credential.
November 3, 2008
Lower court's ruling would have made it easier for Californians with learning disabilities to seek accommodations on standardized tests.

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