Reproductive justice and incarceration are often regarded as entirely separate issues, but women in prison face significant restricts on their reproductive freedom and bodily integrity. Join Defenders and LSRJ for a discussion of the intersection of these in important topics with attorneys and community members from Chicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (CLAIM).
This panel was moderated by Professor Siegler and included Deputy Dean Ginsburg and Professors Huq, McAdams, and Randolph Stone.
The event took place on February 4, 2015. It was presented by BLSA in partnership with the Law School and cosponsored by ACS, APALSA, Criminal Law Society, Defenders, Human Rights Law Society, LLSA, LSRJ, LWC, PILS, and SALSA.
Jennifer Levi is a graduate of the Law School. Levi is both a celebrated LGBT civil rights liitgator at GLAD and professor of law at Western New England School of Law. Levi litigated the first state court case that won same-sex marriage in Massachussetts and went on to win victories on behalf of transgender criminal defendants.
Roger Clegg is President and General Counsel of the Center for Equal Opportunity. He focuses on legal issues arising from civil rights laws--including the regulatory impact on business and the problems in higher education created by affirmative action.