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The Hill- 9.11.19: Disability rights groups join challenge to 'public charge' rule. A coalition of 17 disability advocacy and civil rights groups filed a brief in support of a lawsuit filed by 21 states against the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule, which would expand the forms of public aid that could disqualify immigrants from receiving green cards.
Los Angeles Business Journal - 9.19.2019 THE COEHLO CENTER HOSTS INAUGURAL ROUNDTABLE FOR LAW FELLOWS PROGRAM: The Coelho Center for Disability Law at Loyola Marymount University's Loyola Law School hosted a roundtable discussion featuring former Hourse Majority Whip Tony Coelho, D-Calif.; Reps Ted Lieu, D-Calif., and Connor Lamb, D-Pa.; and L.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis. The discussion docused on disability-rights issues, and included recipients of the inaugural Coelho Center Disability Law Fellowship.
New York Able News - September 2019 Edition pg. 11 COELHO LAW CENTER HOSTS CONFERENCE . A roundtable was the highlight of their weeklong summer intensive program designed to fulfill the TCC’s mission of creating a strong pipeline of law students with disCoelho Law Center Hosts Conference abilities who will go on to serve as attorneys, judges, public policy professionals and elected officials. The 15 inaugural TCC fellows were competitively selected from across the country for their interest in pursuing careers in law, politics or other forms of advocacy on behalf of those with disabilities
JULY 2019 - The National Federation of the Blind awarded Loyola Law School Professor, Justin Hughes, their “Global Literacy Award” for his work in getting the US ratification and implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty completed in 2018. Congratulations, Professor Hughes!
Broadway World Los Angeles - 2.26.19 SUMMIT AND PANEL DISCUSSION EXAMINES DISABILITY THROUGH A BRAND NEW LENS: Lights! Camera! Access! 2.0: Disability Through a Brand New Lens, an industry panel exploring talent with disabilities in front of and behind the camera in television, features, and streaming, was held on February 20th. The event, held at the Television Academy campus, was presented by The Loreen Arbus Foundation, EIN SOF Communications, and The Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors, in association with Emerson College.
American Bar Association (ABA) Journal - 2.6.19 WITH $1M DONATION, THIS LAW SCHOOL PLANS TO BUILD PIPELINE OF LAWYERS WHO HAVE DISABILITIES By Stephanie Francis Ward: Federal judges and elected officials make decisions based on personal experience, which is why former House Rep. Tony Coelho of California, who has epilepsy, would like to see more people with identified disabilities in those positions.
Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities (AJCU) Higher Ed News – 11.30.18 NEWS FROM JESUIT COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES: Loyola Law School (the law school of Loyola Marymount University) launched The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation, founded by former Democratic congressman and LMU alumnus Hon. Tony Coelho (LMU ’64).
Association of American Law Schools (AALS) – 11.19.18 LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL, LOS ANGELES DEBUTS COELHO CENTER FOR DISABILITY LAW, POLICY & INNOVATION: Loyola Law School, Los Angeles at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) launched The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation, Founded by former Democratic congressman, disability rights icon and LMU alumnus Hon. Tony Coelho.
LMU This Week - 11.09.18 THE COELHO CENTER FOR DISABILITY LAW, POLICY & INNOVATION LAUNCHES AT LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL By Michael Waterstone: This week, we celebrated the launch of The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation, an exciting new interdisciplinary collaboration.
Daily Journal – 11.06.18 LOYOLA LAW SCHOOL LAUNCHES DISABILITY LAW CENTER By Erin Lee: Loyola Law School launched The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy and Innovation, among the first of its kind housed at a law school. The center, which hosted an inaugural symposium Monday at Loyola Marymount University’s Playa Vista campus to mark the launch, will focus on disability issue advocacy, technological innovation, and creating a pipeline for lawyers and judges with disabilities.
Law360 – 11.05.18 NEW CENTER AIMS TO PUT ATTYS WITH DISABILITIES ON THE BENCH By Brandon Lowrey: The former legislator answered that question Monday in the form of the Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy and Innovation at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. One of the center’s primary purposes is to put more people with disabilities on the bench.
New York Public Personnel Law – 11.02.18 SYMPOSIUM AND WEBCAST ON THE DISABILITY COMMUNITY, THE ELECTION AND THE NEXT CONGRESS SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, NOV. 5, 2018 By Public Employment Law Press: New York Public Personnel Law features the inaugural symposium of the Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Coelho Center For Disability Law, Policy and Innovation.
Radio and Television
NBC-Los Angeles - 1.27.19 TONY COELHO ON 'CHAOS' IN WASHINGTON By Conan Nolan, Yvonne Guevara: Former Congressman Tony Coelho was once a member of the Democratic Party leadership in the US House of Representatives as the House Majority Whip. He is now founder of the Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy and Innovation at Loyola Law School and Loyola University. He gives his assessment of what is going on in Washington DC. “It’s chaos,” he says. “The president must recognize he is not a dictator.”
NPR – 11.05.18 LOYOLA LAUNCHES DISABILITY LAW CENTER By Ina Jaffe: NPR did live reads about the launch of The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy & Innovation and its inaugural symposium, “Disability Impact: Breaking Through Barriers to Civic Leadership,” during its hourly national news digests between 2 p.m.-5 p.m. PST.
KNBC-TV – 11.05.18 NEW POLL ON DISABLED VOTERS By KNBC-TV staff: Tony Coelho, founder of The Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy and Innovation at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and pollster David Mermin discuss the results of a new poll released at The Coelho Center’s inaugural symposium, “Disability Impact: Breaking Through Barriers to Civic Leadership.”