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“Disability Rights Today” on Wed. 10/27 – Episode 5: An Insider’s Perspective of the Legal System

The Southeast ADA Center, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, is pleased to provide the podcast series,Disability Rights Today – your source for in-depth discussion about important court cases and legal issues that shape the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  

Tune into the next episode of Disability Rights Today (DRT) with our distinguished guest, Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell.  Judge Cordell is a legal commentator and police reform advocate. A frequent commentator on news outlets including NPR, CNN, and MSNBC, Judge Cordell is the first African American woman to sit on the Superior Court of Northern California. She is also the author of HER HONOR: My Life on the Bench…What Works, What’s Broken, and How to Change It.  Judge Cordell will share her unique perspective on how our legal system works and the prejudice that pervades. 

*Available on Wednesday – October 27

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The Disability Rights Today podcast is a cross-collaboration with the NIDILRR-funded Southeast ADA Center (#90DPAD0005-01-00), the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University, and the NIDILRR Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) grant –  Disability Inclusive Employment Practices (#90RTEM0006-01-00).

About BBI

The Burton Blatt Institute (“BBI”) at Syracuse University reaches around the globe in its efforts to advance the civic, economic, and social participation of people with disabilities. Through program development, research, and public policy guidance, BBI advances the full inclusion of people with disabilities. BBI builds on the legacy of Burton Blatt, a pioneering disability rights scholar. BBI has offices in Syracuse, NY; Washington, DC; New York City, NY; and Lexington, KY. More: 

About the Southeast ADA Center

The Southeast ADA Center is a leader in providing information, training, and guidance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and disability access tailored to the needs of business, government, and individuals at local, state, and regional levels. It also conducts research to reduce and eliminate barriers to employment and economic self-sufficiency and to increase the civic and social participation of Americans with disabilities. Located in Lexington, Kentucky, we are a project of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) of Syracuse University and one of 10 regional centers in the ADA National Network, funded since 1991 by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). More: