IMG_0353-2Welcome to the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice (CRRJ), a multidisciplinary research center dedicated to issues of reproduction and designed to supportpolicy solutions by connecting people and ideas across the academic-advocate divide. If you would like to support our efforts as an investor or volunteer, please email us at reprojustice@law.berkeley.edu.  If you would like to stay informed about our progress and pursuits, sign up for our newsletter here.



Faculty Leadership Transition at CRRJ

CRRJ is thrilled to announce that Prof. Melissa Murray has taken the helm as its second Faculty Director. “I’m excited to continue helping to advance CRRJ’s mission and deepen its impact at the law school, in the community, and throughout the movement for reproductive rights and justice,” she says. Murray succeeds Prof. Kristin Luker, who co-founded the Center with Executive Director Jill E. Adams in 2012, and will continue to contribute to its direction beyond her retirement this past spring. Luker says, “I can’t  imagine a better person to take over the Center than Melissa Murray. She’s an outstanding scholar and innovative thinker, and will take the Center in new and exciting directions.” For Berkeley Law’s announcement, click here.

Groundbreaking Casebook Making Headlines

Melissa Murray and Kristin Luker featured discuss their groundbreaking casebook in “Pioneering Pages: A Center Makes Its Mark” (Transcript). To view, please go to page 19.



Reproductive Justice Working Group – Fall 2015

CRRJ’s Working Group is a facilitated bi-weekly interdisciplinary meeting of students, researchers, faculty, and community members deepen their understanding of reproductive justice and develop practical ideas for integrating it into their research and practice.  Sessions begin September 30th.  The deadline extended to Sept. 24th, please email reprojustice@law.berkeley.edu.  Click here for more information.

Now accepting applications for On-site and Remote Law Student Researchers

CRRJ seeks motivated, talented law students with a passion for reproductive justice to fill a limited number of research positions during the 2015 fall semester. For the Berkeley Law job announcement, please click here. For the remote  position job announcement, please click here.

CRRJ Co-Sponsoring Writing Prize

CRRJ, Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ), and Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) invite submissions for the eleventh annual Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights. Deadline January 18, 2016.

Click here for the call for submissions.