|The Fortieth Anniversary of the United States Supreme Court's Landmark Decision, Roe V. Wade|
Monday, January 14, 2013 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
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2013 marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, establishing the constitutionally-protected right to abortion. This program will discuss the evolution of the right to abortion in the courts, public opinion, and political discourse since then and will address the current status of reproductive rights in the United States, including its role in the 2012 presidential election.
Moderator: PRISCILLA SMITH, Senior Fellow at the Information Society Project at the Yale Law School
Speakers: LOUISE MELLING, Director, ACLU Center for Liberty; RUTHANN ROBSON, Professor of Law & University Distinguished Professor, CUNY School of Law; KATHLEEN MORRELL, MD, Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health; JESSICA GONZALEZ-ROJAS, Executive Director, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health; BEBE ANDERSON, Director, U.S. Legal Program, Center for Reproductive Rights
Sponsors: Sex and Law Committee, Pamela Zimmerman, Chair
Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)