Academic journal article Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness

Deaths

Academic journal article Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness

Deaths

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Paul S. Miller, an internationally renowned expert in disability and employment discrimination law, died in late October 2010. Upon graduation from Harvard Law School in 1986, Mr. Miller, who had dwarfism, received rejection letters from 40 law firms before he was eventually hired. By 1990, he was director of litigation for the disability rights law center at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, which led to a position as liaison to disability organizations for two U.S. presidents, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. The Henry M. Jackson Professor of Law for the University of Washington in Seattle, Mr. Miller was also, until 2009, director of the university's disabilities studies program. In addition, for 10 years before joining that school's faculty in 2004, he was a commissioner of the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. For more information, contact: University of Washington School of Law, William H. Gates Hall, Box 353020, Seattle, WA 98195; web site: < www.law.washington.edu/directory/ Profile.aspx?ID = 148>.

Geraldine T. Scholl, a former board member and trustee emeritus of AFB, also died in late October 2010. In 1985, Dr. Scholl was awarded the Migel Medal for her outstanding professional contributions to the field of visual impairment. …

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