2018 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium

Fifty Years after tenBroek: The Right to Live in the World Today and Tomorrow


2018 Transcript Day 1
2018 Transcript Day 2


Opening Remarks

  • Mark A. Riccobono, President
  • Marc Mauer, Director of Legal Policy

Theme Keynote

  • Samuel Bagenstos, Frank G. Millard Professor of Law; Michael Tigar, Professor Emeritus of Law, Duke Law School; Professor Emeritus of Law, American University, Washington College of Law

Plenary Session 1: Disparities in Health Care

  • Presenter: Iris Y. Gonzalez, Senior Attorney, AARP Foundation Litigation
  • Presenter: David Machledt, Senior Policy Analyst, National Health Law Program
  • Presenter: Jessica Roberts, Associate Professor, George Butler Research Professor of Law; Director, Health Law & Policy Institute, University of Houston Law Center

Keynote Address

  • Mark Riccobono, President, National Federation of the Blind

Plenary Session 2: The Impacts of Integration of Students with Disabilities into the Public Education System

  • Presenter: Selene Almazan, Legal Director, Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
  • Presenter: Wanda J. Blanchett, Dean and Distinguished Professor, Rutgers Graduate School of Education
  • Presenter: Ruth Colker, Distinguished University Professor and Heck Faust Memorial Chair in Constitutional Law, Moritz College of Law, Ohio State University

Plenary Session 3: Separate and Unequal in Employment

  • Speaker: Brian East, Senior Attorney, Disability Rights Texas
  • Speaker: Regina Kline, Partner, Brown, Goldstein & Levy
  • Speaker: Howard Rosenblum, Chief Executive Officer, National Association of the Deaf

Plenary Session 4: Law Enforcement and Disability

  • Speaker: Leigh Ann Davis, Director, Criminal Justice Initiatives, The Arc
  • Speaker: Matthew Dietz, Litigation Director, Disability Independence Group
  • Speaker: Melissa Reuland, Police Foundation