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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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Louisiana National Organization for Women (NOW) Event- Why Courts Matter: Creating a Diverse and Representative Judiciary

14 Jan

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Touro Synagogue

4238 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA

The event will host three dynamic speakers discussing the importance of the courts to women and society.

Speakers include

Sally Kenney, Executive Director, Newcomb College Institute

Ellen Buchman, VP  of The Leadership Conference on Human & Civil Rights, Wash., DC

Terry O’Neill, President National Organization for Women (NOW)

Moderator María Pabón López,  Dean,  Loyola College of Law

There will also be a lunchtime presentation for Tulane/Loyola Law students earlier in the day

Moderator: David D. Meyer, Dean Tulane Law School

Noon -1pm on the Loyola Campus

Link

Aimee Bender at Tulane Tonight

28 Jan

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Zale-Kimmerling Writer-in-Residence at Tulane, Aimee Bender is going to be reading tonight at 7pm in Freeman Auditorium. She is a pretty amazing writer and well worth listening to. I hope you check it out!

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