August 17, 2018•Advocacy 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.
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.
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
Center for Public Representation
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
History of Nominations – United State Senate