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March 2, 2012

Monday, March 5: A Talk on Abortion and the Constitution

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March 5, 2012

“A Lunch Conversation with Priscilla Smith: Abortion and the Constitution”

12:00-1:00 pm

Lewis 302

Lunch will be provided

Please join  Harvard Law Students for Reproductive Justice for an informal discussion with Priscilla (Cilla) Smith, a Senior Fellow at the Information Society Project at the Yale Law School. Prior to joining the ISP, Smith was an attorney with the Center for Reproductive Rights for 13 years, serving as the U.S. Legal Program Director from 2003-2007, and litigated cases nationwide, including Gonzales v. Carhart, 127 S. Ct. 1610 (2007), and Ferguson v. City of Charleston, 532 U.S. 67 (2001).

Currently, Smith is doing research and writes on privacy, reproductive rights and justice, and the information society. At this event, she will speak about abortion jurisprudence after Gonzales v. Carhart.

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February 10, 2011

Upcoming on Monday: “Reproductive Rights and the U.S. Supreme Court”

Event Notice

“Reproductive Rights and the U.S. Supreme Court”

February 14, 2011
12:15- 1:15 pm
Lewis 202

This brown bag talk features Priscilla “Cilla” Smith, an attorney and Senior Fellow at the Information Society Project at the Yale Law School.  Her current project focuses on ways to shift and expand reproductive rights dialogues within the legal academy, with particular attention to information policy and new technologies.

Smith served as the Director of the Domestic Legal Program of the Center for Reproductive Rights from 2003 to 2007 and was a litigating attorney with the Center for 13 years.  She litigated cases nationwide, most notably arguing two cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.  Smith also developed and edited the first edition of “What if Roe Fell?” in which the Center examines the probable impact of a reversal of Roe V. Wade in all 50 states.

This event is co-sponsored by Harvard Law Students for Reproductive Justice.

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