Legal Case Paves the Way for Students

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the plaintiff Argenyi in his case against Creighton University that claimed the University failed to provide appropriate accommodations during his first two years of medical school. AG Bell had filed an amicus brief in support of Argenyi and applauds the court for its reversal of the lower court’s ruling

Michael Argenyi, who recently received a cochlear implant, has been deaf since infancy and grew up using listening and spoken language. He had used Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) interpreting for many years in school and enrolled in Creighton University Medical School in Omaha, Neb.