30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act: A Look at the Past, Present and Future

This year (2020) marks the 30th anniversary of President George H.W. Bush signing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law. Jennifer Mathis, Director of Policy and Legal Advocacy at Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, John Petrila, Vice President of Adult Policy at Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute, and Holly Stiles, Litigation Counsel at Disability Rights North Carolina participate in a panel; and question and answer. The event was moderated by Dr. Marvin Swartz.

The panelists explore the past, present and future of the ADA and the extent to which it has increased access to services for an entire generation.

Co-sponsored by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice, Duke Criminal Law Society and Duke Health Law Society.