Seven months ago, the US issued a list of human rights commitments and pledges in support of U.S. candidacy for membership in the U.N. Human Rights Council. The decision to join the was the right thing to do.
Amy, a 22-year-old with a spinal cord injury, is caught in a vicious catch-22. If she goes to work, she will lose the assistance that makes it possible for her to work and live independently in the first place.
By telling my late brother Bill's story, and using my legal and clinical skills to affect public policy decisions like the ones that tragically and negatively affected his life, I will make sure that my brother did not die in vain.