Robert D. Dinerstein, founder and director of the Disability Rights Law Clinic at American University’s Washington College of Law, received the American Bar Association’s Paul G. Hearne Award for Disability Rights. The ABA Commission on Disability Rights selected Dinerstein for his more than 35 years of service as a disability rights advocate, scholar, and teacher. Professor Dinerstein has served on the Section in several positions, including terms on the Council and the Standards Review Committee.
Erika Robinson, a 2013 graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, received the Gold Key Award presented by the ABA Law Student Division (LSD) in recognition of the highest degree of service, dedication, and leadership to the Association. Ms. Robinson served as the LSD member of the Section’s Council for the past two years.