2013 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium

Push Forward and Push Back: Continuing the Struggle for the Right to Live in the World


Theme Keynote Address

  • Rebecca Bond, Chief U.S. Department of Justice, Disability Rights Section

Panel I--The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

  • Presenter: Judith E. Heumann, Special Advisor on International Disability Rights, United States Department of State
  • Presenter: Eric Rosenthal, Executive Director, Disability Rights International

2013 Keynote Address

  • Jonathan M. Young, Partner and General Counsel, FOXKISER

Panel II--The Impact of Olmstead on Employment

  • Presenter: Curtis L. Decker, Executive Director, National Disability Rights Network
  • Presenter: Kathleen L. Wilde, Litigation Director, Disability Rights Oregon

Panel III--Transitioning from Minor to Adult in Education

  • Presenter: Ari Ne'eman, President, Autistic Self Advocacy Network
  • Presenter: Curtis Richards, Director, Center for Workforce Development, Institute for Educational Leadership

Panel IV--After Target and Netflix: Are Websites a Place of Public Accommodation?

  • Presenter: Daniel F. Goldstein, Partner, Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP
  • Presenter: Arlene B. Mayerson, Directing Attorney, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

Panel V--Individual Choice in Decision Making

  • Presenter: Robert Dinerstein, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Experiential Education, and Director, Disability Rights Law Clinic, American University Washington College of Law
  • Presenter: Kristin Booth Glen, Surrogate (retired), New York County Surrogate's Court