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Full Committee Hearing

Hearing: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Treaty Doc. 112-7)

Time: 09:00am
Location: Senate Dirksen G50


Additional witnesses may be added…

This hearing will be interpreted and also captioned.  The web stream will also be captioned.

Panel One

  • 1. The Honorable John McCain

  • 2. The Honorable Tom Harkin


Panel Two

  • 1. The Honorable Judith Heumann

    Special Adviser for International Disability Rights
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington, DC
  • 2. Ms. Eve Hill

    Senior Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General For Civil Rights
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Washington, DC

Panel Three

  • 1. The Honorable Richard Thornburgh

    Former Attorney General of the United States
    Of Counsel, K&L Gates, LLP
    Washington, DC
  • 2. Mr. John Wodatch

    Former Chief of the Disability Rights Section Civil Rights Division
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Washington, DC
  • 3. Mr. Steven Groves

    Bernard and Barbara Lomas Fellow
    The Heritage Foundation
    Washington, DC
  • 4. Mr. Michael Farris

    Chairman, Home Legal Defense Association
    Chancellor, Patrick Henry College
    Purcellville, VA
  • 5. Mr. John Lancaster

    1st Lt., U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.)
    Retired Executive Director of the National Council On Independent Living
    Washington, DC