Personhood: The Fight for Reproductive Justice and Human Rights

National Advocates for Pregnant Women

Date: Oct 11th

Join us for a short preview of Personhood, a documentary film examining the fetal rights movement through the story of one Wisconsin woman, and a panel discussion on the risks fetal personhood laws pose to the constitutional and human rights of all pregnant people. This event will examine how such laws impact more than the right to have an abortion, and in-fact threaten every aspect of a person's rights during pregnancy.

6:00 pm Refreshments | 6:30 pm Program

Panelists include:

Jo Ardinger, Filmmaker

Pamela Merritt, Reproaction

Lynn M. Paltrow, National Advocates for Pregnant Women

Cindy Soohoo, CUNY Law School, Human Rights and Gender Justice Legal Clinic

Moderated by Alyson Zureick, NYU School of Law, Reproductive Justice Clinic.

Co-hosted by the NYU School of Law Reproductive Justice Clinic and National Advocates for Pregnant Women

Co-sponsored with the CUNY Law School’s Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic; NYU Law Chapter of If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice; Women of Color Collective; NYU Law Women

This event has been approved for 1 hour of CLE (Areas of Professional Practice) and is appropriate for both newly-admitted and experienced attorneys. Download CLE materials here.

This event is free and open to the public. Guests will be asked to present personal ID to access the NYU building.

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