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Living with a Disability in the Profession

Judges and lawyers share their individual experiences living with disabilities in the legal profession, both positive and negative. With a particular focus on courts and the judiciary, the panel discusses how the profession can be more welcoming, accessible, and inclusive for disabled individuals


An Innovative Lens for Understanding the Challenges Faced by Disabled Students

Learning for Students with Disabilities in the Time of COVID-19

This panel of experts provide a brief overview of the law protecting students with disabilities during the crisis. They then discuss the challenges and barriers homeschooling and other educational models raise for students with disabilities and educators, and recommend strategies for moving forward.

COVID-19: Remote Learning and Working for Law Students and Lawyers with Disabilities

This webinar will focus on the impact of COVID-19 on remote learning and remote work for law students and lawyers with disabilities.

Restorative Justice & the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Cultivating a Positive School Climate

This panel provides an overview of the school-to-prison pipeline and restorative justice in schools, highlighting the research on best practices and examining the role of restorative practices in dismantling the pipeline.

Disability Discrimination in the Rationing of Life Saving COVID Treatment: Who Gets Left Behind?

Presenters will discuss the application of disability rights laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, to these decisions, including recent guidance from HHS' Office of Civil Rights.

COVID-19: Virtual Classrooms and Institutional Barriers

This webinar examined the pandemic's effect on learning in the law school environment, focusing on how typical barriers to access for disabled law students have shifted in the virtual learning environment.

Why Hire Lawyers with Disabilities?

2020 marks both the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month. In celebration of both of these momentous occasions disabled lawyers and law students, as well as law school professionals, discuss why disability diversity and inclusion is so important, and why employers should recruit, hire, retain, and advance employees with disabilities.