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Online law school applications soon will be useable by the blind under a court settlement obtained by the federal Justice Department.

The National Federation of the Blind had sued the Law School Admission Council, complaining that its online application service used by laws schools across the country wasn't compatible with screen readers that blind persons use to navigate the internet.

The Justice Department got...

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