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July 14, 2011

Discussion on Female Circumcision

Posted by Cara Solomon

This past spring, we hosted a panel on the ethics and human rights considerations involved in female circumcision.  A recent article by Arta Lahiji, MD, MPH, and a 2011 student fellow with the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics, reviews the discussion here.

Panelists at the event included: Dena Davis, of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law; Hope Lewis, of Northeastern University School of Law; Nawal Nour, of the Global Ob/Gyn Health Center at Brigham and Womens Hospital Boston; and Sarah Waldeck, of Seton Hall Law.

Mindy Roseman, our Academic Director, and Glenn Cohen, Co-Director of the Petrie-Flom Center, moderated the event.

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March 1, 2011

Panels Thursday, March 3, on Female Circumcision, the Material Support Law

Posted by Cara Solomon

We had two very interesting (and wildly different) events yesterday, Thursday, March 3.  As soon as I get video/audio from the events, I’ll post it here. 

UPDATE: For coverage of the event on female circumcision, please click here.

“Female Circumcision: Ethics and Human Rights Consideration” begins at 4:00 pm, with Mindy Roseman, our Academic Director, co-moderating the panel. Then it’s on to “The Development of Material Support Law” at 6:00pm, with Tyler Giannini, our Clinical Director, speaking on a panel of four.

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