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.
Congressman Michael Quigley is a graduate of the Harris School of Policy. He is the Congressman for Illinois's 5th District. Con. Quigley is outspoken against the FDA's ban against blood donation and will be at the law school to share his stance and answer questions from the audience.
APALSA, LWC, ACS and Outlaw present Judge Pamela Chen (E.D.N.Y.), the first openly gay Article III judge. Judge Chen is a Chicago native. She received her B.A. from University of Michigan, and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
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.