Lawsuit Draws Attention To How Colleges Treat Students Who Have Attempted Suicide

The Wall Street Journal (5/1, A17, Vilensky, Subscription Publication) reports that an anonymous current student at Princeton University has filed a lawsuit that has broad implications for US colleges dealing with students who attempt suicide. The suit claims that Princeton violated the student’s rights under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and the Americans with Disabilities Act in that the university did not provide reasonable accommodation for his mental illness.

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— “Suicide Suit Involving Princeton Is ‘Bellwether’,” Mike Vilensky, Wall Street Journal, April 30, 2014.

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