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).
It's birth control's fiftieth birthday! Professor Case will be discussing what Griswold—the landmark case that began the process of invalidating legal prohibitions on the use of birth control—looks like in the aftermath of Hobby Lobby and Obergefell.
Mary Anne Case is the Arnold I. Shure Professor of Law and convener of the Workshop on Regulating Family, Sex and Gender.
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.
Michele Goodwin is Everett Fraser Professor in Law at the University of Minnesota and holds joint appointments at the University of Minnesota Medical School and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
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.
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.