[Nfbc-info] Judge hears arguments on assistive technology for standarized testing
lmartinez217 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 18:25:28 UTC 2010
On 11/30/10, Mary Willows <mwillows at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Hello California Federationist:
> I am asking anyone who will be in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday,
> December 6th, to consider attending a public hearing. Judge James Browning,
> 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, will hear arguments in the case of Enyart
> versus Nat'l Conf. of Bar Examiners.
> Judge Browning needs to see that there is much support and a great interest
> in a favorable decision in this case. Those of us, who use JAWS and other
> assistive technology, want appropriate accomodations to take standardized
> tests. This decision will affect blind people everywhere.
> If you are available to attend , you will need to be at 95 Seventh St. (7th
> and Mission)
> San Francisco, courtroom 3, 3rd Floor, before 1:PM on Monday, December 6th.
> You must have a government issued photo ID, (ie: California DMV I.D. card)
> in order to enter the courtroom.
> This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to hear to Dan Goldstein argue a
> case for the NFB.
> We will also be represented by our own Tim Elder, who is currently working
> as an intern in the offices of Brown, Goldstein and Levy.
> Mary Willows, President
> National Federation of the Blind of California
> mwillows at sbcglobal.net
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