CRRJ@5 — Agenda

Please note that the order of panels has been revised
as of October 25, 2017

 

8:30 – 9:00 am

BREAKFAST AND REGISTRATION

International House, Chevron Auditorium
2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley

9:00 – 9:15 am

WELCOME

  • Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Berkeley Law
  • Jill E. Adams, CRRJ Executive Director
9:15 – 10:30 am

PANEL 1: ABOLISHING WELFARE FAMILY CAPS

Moderator:  Melissa Mikesell, Director, The SIA Legal Team 

  • Kelli Garcia, Director of Reproductive Justice Initiatives and Senior Counsel, National Women’s Law Center
  • Lourdes Rivera, Senior Vice President, US Programs, Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Cynthia Soohoo, Co-Director, Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic, City University of New York Law School
  • Myra Gissel R. Durán, Senior Policy Manager, California Latinas for Reproductive Justice
10:30 – 10:45 am
Break
10:45 am – 12:00 pm

PANEL 2: TEACHING REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS AND JUSTICE IN LAW SCHOOLS

Moderator:  Andrea Friedman, President, AF Advocacy

  • Mariko Miki, Director of Academic and Professional Programs, If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice
  • Kristin Luker, CRRJ Founding Faculty Director Emerita, Elizabeth Josselyn Boalt Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology Emerita, UC Berkeley
  • Aziza Ahmed, Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law
  • Prof. Jill Morrison, Executive Director, Women’s Law & Public Policy Fellowship Program; Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
12:15 – 1:15 pm
Lunch
1:15 – 1:30 pm

AWARDS PRESENTATION 

Emcee:  Jill E. Adams

 1:30 – 2:45 pm

PANEL 3: OVERTURNING HARRIS V. MCRAE

Moderator:  Prof. Diana Greene Foster, Director of Research, ANSIRH, UC San Francisco

  • Jessica Arons, reproductive health policy expert
  • Alexa Kolbi-Molinas, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project
  • Destiny Lopez, Co-Director, All* Above All
  • Prof. Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor, UC Irvine
2:45 – 3:00 pm
Break
3:00 – 4:15 pm

PANEL 4: HALTING THE CRIMINALIZATION OF SELF-INDUCED ABORTION

Moderator:  Dr. Liza Fuentes, Senior Research Scientist, Guttmacher Institute

  • Abigail R.A. Aiken, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin
  • Richard Hearn, JD, MD
  • Farah Diaz-Tello, Senior Counsel, The SIA Legal Team
  • Prof. Yvette Lindgren, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, University of San Francisco School of Law
4:30 – 6:00 pm

ROOFTOP COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Goldberg Room, 297 Law Building, Berkeley Law
(across the street from International House)

 

 


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