2015 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium Audio Recording

Plenary Session 1 - The Future of Disability

Panel 1

Presenter: Peter Blanck, University Professor and Chairman, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University

Presenter: Fredric K. Schroeder, Research Professor, San Diego State University Research Foundation; First Vice President, World Blind Union

Presenter: Anita Silvers, Professor and Chair of Philosophy, San Francisco State University

Christopher Slobogin; Milton R. Underwood Chair in Law; Director, Criminal Justice Program, Vanderbilt University Law School; Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry; Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Panel 2

Presenter: Ari Ne'eman, Co-Founder and President, Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Presenter: Mark A. Riccobono, President, National Federation of the Blind

Presenter: Howard A. Rosenblum, Chief Executive Officer, National Association of the Deaf


2015 Keynote Address

Vanita Gupta, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, United States Department of Justice


Plenary Session 2 - How to Enable the Participation of People with Disabilities in Legal Proceedings

Presenter: Richard S. Brown, Chief Judge, Wisconsin Court of Appeals

Presenter: Richard B. Teitelman, Judge, Supreme Court of Missouri


Plenary Session 3 - An Overview of the Unique Challenges Faced by Criminal Suspects and Offenders with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Presenter: Leigh Ann Davis, Program Manager, National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability, The Arc

Presenter: Beverly Frantz, Criminal Justice and Sexuality Project Director, Institute on Disabilities, Temple University

Presenter: Kathryn J. Walker, Criminal Justice Fellow, National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability, The Arc


Plenary Session 4 - Improving and Augmenting the ADA, Rehabilitation Act, and IDEA—A Vision for the Next Twenty-Five Years

Panel 1

Presenter: Robert Dinerstein, Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Experiential Education, American University Washington College of Law

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

Presenter: Laurence Paradis, Executive Director and Co-Director of Litigation, Disability Rights Advocates

Panel 2

Presenter: David Ferleger, Esquire, Law Office of David Ferleger

Presenter: Daniel F. Goldstein, Partner, Brown, Goldstein, & Levy, LLP

Presenter: Arlene B. Mayerson, Directing Attorney, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund

Presenter: Michael E. Waterstone, Visiting Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law; J. Howard Ziemann Fellow and Professor of Law, Loyola Law School Los Angeles