San Francisco: licence cancelled
Leah Harmuth – a graduate from the University of California Hastings College of Law – saw her licence cancelled by state authorities after she applied to take the New York bar exam two years after receiving time and a half to pass the California exam in 2009.
The American Lawyer website reports that her March 2009 application claimed that she had received accommodations for a disability during her undergraduate study at the University of Pennsylvania, though an investigation found no records of university-approved accommodations.
Ms Harmuth worked as a summer associate at San Francisco-based law firm Morrison & Foerster and has since pursued a career in the art industry. She has been prohibited from applying to be a lawyer in New York for two years and her California licence has been cancelled.