2016 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium Audio Recording

Opening Remarks

Plenary Session 1 - Building Diversity in the Disability Rights Movement

Panel 1

Presenter: Rabia Belt, Research Fellow, Stanford Law School

Presenter: Michelle Garcia, Latino Community Development Organizer, Access Living of Metropolitan Chicago

Presenter: Anil Lewis, Executive Director, National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute

Panel 2

Presenter: Ella Callow, Legal Program Director, The National Center for Parents with Disabilities and Their Families, Through the Looking Glass

Presenter: Jane Dunhamn, Director, National Black Disability Coalition

Presenter: Alice Wong, Advisory Board Member, Asian and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (use this link: https://youtu.be/oKkLUG9rR9g )


2016 Keynote Address


Myron H. Thompson, US District Judge, United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama


Plenary Session 2 - Does Title II of the ADA Cover Arrests?


Presenter: Michael Bien, Managing Partner, Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld, LLP

Presenter: Claudia Center, Senior Staff Attorney, Disability Rights, American Civil Liberties Union Foundation


Plenary Session 3 - Ethical Issues in the Representation of Persons with Disabilities


Presenter: Alison J. Lynch, Staff Attorney, Disability Rights New York

Presenter: Jonathan Martinis, Senior Director for Law and Policy, Burton Blatt Institute


Plenary Session 4 - International Progress on Improving Accessibility


Presenter: Jonathan Lazar, Professor of Computer and Information Sciences, Towson University

Presenter: David Lepofsky, Chair, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Alliance


Plenary Session 5 - Employment and Olmstead: The Right to Real Work


Presenter: Matthew W. Dietz, President and Litigation Director, Disability Independence Group, Inc.

Presenter: Regina Kline, Senior Counsel (Acting), Office of the Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, US Department of Justice

Presenter: Marc Maurer, Immediate Past President, National Federation of the Blind

Closing Remarks