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August 17, 2018Advocacy Matters

Listen to Advocacy Matters for August 14, 2018: U.S. Supreme Court Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Part 1

President Donald Trump has recommended Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy who retired from the United States Supreme Court in June. The Senate Judiciary Committee has announced that hearings for Judge Kavanaugh will begin on Tuesday, September 4th and could last as long as 4 days.

Listen to Advocacy Matters: August 14, 2018

Each week, DRP CEO Peri Jude Radecic will appear on Disability Matters with Host Joyce Bender, about halfway through the show, to discuss a topic of importance to the rights of individuals with disabilities.

Download Partial Transcript: August 14, 2018

Relevant links

    Washington Post Story – Hearing to be held in September.

    Politico – Hearing to be held in September.

    Kavanaugh Thinks It’s Okay to Perform Elective Surgery on People Without Their Consent. Article by Hannah Leibson and Rebecca Cokley.

    National Council on Independent Living

    NCIL Opposes Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

    Center for Public Representation

    Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

    History of Nominations – United State Senate