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Roe v. Wade and the New Jane Crow: Reproductive Justice in the Age of Mass Incarceration

15 Jan

Another event that is sure to be informative, featuring Lynn Paltrow, executive director, National Advocates for Pregnant Women.

Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Building: Woldenberg Art Center, Freeman
Location: uptown campus

Lynn Paltrow, JD, is the executive director and founder of the National Advocates for Pregnant Women. A graduate of Cornell University and New York University School of Law, she has worked on numerous cases challenging retrictions on the right to choose abortion as well as cases opposing the prosecution and punishment of pregnant women seeking to continue their pregnancies to term.

Ms. Paltrow has served as a senior staff attorney at the ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Project, as Director of Special Litigation at the Center for Reproductive Law and Policy, and as Vice President for Public Affairs for Planned Parenthood of New York City. Ms. Paltrow conceived of and filed the first affirmative federal civil rights challenge to a hospital policy of searching pregnant women for evidence of drug use and turning that information over to police.

A reception will follow the talk.

Sponsored by: Newcomb College Institute as well as Vox: Voices of Planned Parenthood

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact Laura Wolford via email to lwolford@tulane.edu

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