2016 Events

November 11, 2016

Jill E. Adams and Melissa Mikesell to speak at Symposium on Dismantling Reproductive Injustices: The Hyde Amendment & Criminalization of Self-Induced Abortion
Georgetown Law, Washington DC

The Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law has invited leading scholars and practitioners in the fields of reproductive justice, feminist jurisprudence, and queer legal theory to write and present on themes relating to the Hyde Amendment and self-induced abortion. In particular, speakers have been asked to focus on the intersections of access to reproductive healthcare and gender identity, poverty, race, ethnicity and culture. This event is co-sponsored by If/When/How and the O’Neill Institute

October 5, 2016

If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice Meeting with Jill Adams
Boalt Hall

Join Berkeley Law’s group of reproductive justice-minded students for their bi-weekly lunch meeting. Jill Adams, Executive Director of the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice, will talk about the Center’s pioneering reproductive justice work and legal careers in reproductive justice.

April 19, 2016

Trapped: What Remains of a Women’s Right to Choose?
Film Screening and Panel Discussion
The New Parkway Theater, Oakland, CA

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with filmmaker Dawn Porter, CRRJ Faculty Director and Berkeley Law Interim Dean Melissa Murray, CRRJ Executive Director Jill E. Adams, and Black Thought of the Legendary Roots Crew (a.k.a. The Roots).

Cosponsored by American Constitution Society – Bay Area Lawyer Chapter, Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice, and Law Students for Reproductive Justice  

April 1, 2016

Conference and Reception in honor of Professor Kristin Luker
Boalt Hall

Join us to honor CRRJ’s founding Faculty Director Kristin Luker and celebrate her influential body of work and achievements in the fields of Sociology, Jurisprudence and Social Policy.  The reception will follow a conference heralding Kristin’s body of work.