Law Students for Reproductive Justice

Michele Goodwin, "Crow after Roe: The New Inequality Paradigms in Pregnancy"

Michele Goodwin, Chancellor's Professor of Law at UC-Irvine, will discuss the turn to policing women's reproduction through laws that criminalize "poor" maternal conduct during pregnancy.

Law Students for Reproductive Justice, the Domestic Violence Project, and the Criminal Law Society Present "Rape Law and the Construction of Female Sexuality"

Date: 
10.16.2013
Location: 
Room II

Deborah Tuerkheimer, professor at the DePaul University College of Law, will speak on the ways in which rape law constructs female sexuality and the future of rape law reform.

Law Students for Reproductive Justice and SALSA present: Reproductive Justice Controversies in India and the United States: A Panel Discussion

Date: 
05.13.2013
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

lsrj@law.uchicago.edu

After the internationally publicized gang rape of Jyoti Singh in December, Indian citizens protested across the country. The government of India responded and created a comprehensive ordinance on sexual assault and human trafficking. The ordinance is controversial within India and has been criticized by feminist scholars as well as sex workers.

LSRJ and Law and Technology Society present Clarisse Thorn, "Rape in Video Games"

Date: 
04.08.2013
Location: 
Room IV

LSRJ and the Law and Technology Society present:

Rape in Video Games
With Clarisse Thorn
Monday, April 8, 2013
Room IV

Law Students for Reproductive Justice and the Domestic Violence Project Present: "Sex and Guilt and the Law"

Date: 
04.16.2013
Location: 
Room D

Contemporary rape law emerged from a culture that punished all sex outside marraige. For that reason, the conventional elements of the rape actually put the complainant on trial for having engaged in non-marital sex. Now that consensual non-marital sex has been decriminalized, how should the law define rape? Should we punish sex by fraud as well as sex by force?

Law Students for Reproductive Justice Present: "Impacts of Law and Law Enforcement on Men Who Buy Sex"

Date: 
04.10.2013
Location: 
Room IV

Lara Janson, a Mitchell Scholar, PhD candidate at the University of Chicago, and Huffington Post contributor, presents her groundbreaking research about the "demand side" of human trafficking and the commercial sex industry.

Diversity Month Program: Law Students for Reproductive Justice present "Innovative Sex Education Techniques on the South Side of Chicago"

Date: 
01.16.2013
Location: 
Room V

Dr. Melissa Gilliam of the Pritzker School of Medicine will discuss her innovative sex education program development where teenagers on the South Side of Chicago develop a video game to learn about sexual health and teenage pregnancy.  This Diversity Month Program is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Law Students for Reproductive Justice present "Conflicts in Reproductive Health Care at Catholic Hospitals"

Date: 
01.17.2013
Location: 
Room D

Dr. Debra Stulberg will discuss her research on conflicts in treating patients in Catholic hospitals. Dr. Stulberg is a member of the faculty at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

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