Senate Foreign Relations Committee to Meet on CRPD 7/12

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is schedule to hear discussion on the ratification of the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities this Thursday, July 12, at 9am. This hearing is open to the public and will be webcast. Two panels are scheduled:

Panel One:

The Honorable Judith Heumann
Special Adviser for International Disability Rights
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC
Ms. Eve Hill
Senior Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General For Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC

Panel Two

The Honorable Richard Thornburgh
Former Attorney General of the United States
Of Counsel, K&L Gates, LLP
Washington, DC
Mr. John Wodatch
Former Chief of the Disability Rights Section Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC
Mr. Steven Groves
Bernard and Barbara Lomas Fellow
The Heritage Foundation
Washington, DC
Dr. Michael Farris
Patrick Henry College
Purcellville, VA
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