Paul Steven Miller Memorial Symposium: Exploring the Intersections of International Human Rights and Disability
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8:30am: Registration and Continental
9:30am: Panel 1
Arlene Kanter, From Charity to Human Rights: People with Disabilities Under International and Domestic Laws
Andrew Imparato, Why Congress [Failed to] Pass the Convention on Disability Rights and What the Future Holds: An Insider Perspective
Michael McCann, Reflections on Disability Rights Mobilization
Moderator: Christy Thompson Ibrahim
11:05am: Panel 2
Judith Heumann, Opportunities and Barriers: Effective Implementation of the Convention on Disability Rights for Women and Children
Carrie Griffin Basas, (UN)Well Women: Reimagining Women's Health and the Convention on Disability Rights
Michael Guralnick, Infants, Toddlers, Youngsters and International Treaties: What’s in it for Them?
Moderator: Michele Storms
2:00pm: Panel 3
Michael Perlin, 'Yonder Stands Your Orphan with His Gun': The International Human Rights and Therapeutic Jurisprudence Implications of Juvenile Punishment Schemes
Mary Pat Treuthart & Jaime Hawk, The Unmet Legal and Mental Health Needs of Immigrant Children
David Carlson, Intensive and Individualized: Litigating for Youth with Mental Health Disabilities
Moderator: Lisa Castilleja
3:20pm: Panel 4 - Reflections
4:30pm: Closing Remarks: Rebecca Levine, Associate Dean Patricia Kuszler
5:00pm: Closing Reception - Join us for food and drinks in Room 115!
Captioning will be provided for all panel presentations by the D Center.
Disability Studies | Center on Human Development & Disability |Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
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