Full Committee Hearing

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Time: 02:30 PM Location: Senate Dirksen 419 Presiding: Senator Menendez
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Please Note:  Senate Dirksen 430 will be used as an overflow room should Senate Dirksen 419 reach capacity.


Panel One:

  1. The Honorable Kelly Ayotte
    United States Senate
  2. The Honorable Mark Kirk
    United States Senate

Panel Two:

  1. The Honorable Thomas J. Ridge
    Former Secretary of Homeland Security and current Chairman, The National Organization on Disability
    Chevy Chase , MD
  2. The Honorable Tammy Duckworth
    Congresswoman from Illinois and Lieutenant Colonel Illinois Army National Guard
    Washington , DC
  3. The Honorable Richard Thornburgh
    Former Attorney General of the United States
    Of Counsel, K&L Gates, LLP
    Washington , Washington
  4. Dr. Susan Yoshihara
    Senior Vice President for Research and Director, International Organizations Research Group
    The Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute
    Washington , DC
  5. Mr. Timothy L. Meyer
    Assistant Professor of Law
    The University of Georgia School of Law
    Athens , GA
  6. Mr. Michael Farris
    Chairman, Home Legal Defense Association
    Chancellor, Patrick Henry College
    Purcellville , VA

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