Age is a reality. The insurance companies are allowed to factor that in when pricing policies. Government determines the right to buy alcohol, drive, and vote based on age. Yet, elements of liberalism have created a concept in the legal system called "age discrimination." Maybe that was a bad idea.
C. Michael Kamps, now 55 years old, filed a pro se lawsuit, reports Karen Sloan in THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL, against Baylor University School of Law. Based on documents which were released by the school regarding grades and LSAT scores for an incoming class, he concluded he was discriminated against because of his age. He had been denied admission and a full scholarship.
Let's hold the details of this pro se lawsuit. The reality is that law is a very difficult discipline to master. Since the bubble burst in the legal sector in 2007 and there was a shfit to a buyer's market, clients have cried out about having newbie associates, who knew nothing about practicing law, on their accounts.
Perhaps law schools should bundle into admissions criteria a bias against age. I have a hunch that the U.S. Supreme Court will be reviewing a case associated with the appropriateness of including age data in the selection process for schooling, hiring, and layoffs.