Law School Initiative

In The Spotlight

2014 Sarah Weddington Prize Winners

Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center), in collaboration with Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ), is pleased to announce the winners of the ninth annual Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights

Abortion Abroad Webinar Series with Ipas & LSRJ

Join the Center for Reproductive Rights, Ipas and LSRJ for a three -part conversation on abortion access abroad.


Tuesday, February 11th at 4pm PT (7pm ET)

New Health and Human Rights Teaching Resource

We are very excited to report the launch of the Health and Human Rights Syllabus Database. Compiled by the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, Institute for Global Health at the University of Southern California, the database includes dozens of syllabi from universities around…

Our Work in Focus

The Center's Law School Initiative partners with law schools and law journals to host scholars' convenings to generate and explore new approaches to reproductive rights and human rights. Events range from informal roundtables where law teachers can trade ideas on how best to address the challenge of teaching reproductive rights to panel discussions and full-day academic symposia which take on cutting edge issues of reproductive health and rights. Whenever possible, we encourage the publication of papers in law school journals and we try to promote the value of bringing-in a comparative and international law perspective to discussions of reproductive health in the United States. Past scholars' convenings have taken place at law schools in Boston, New York, Denver and Oxford, Mississippi. Center staff attorneys also speak at law school conferences, career panels, classes, and other events…
To support and expand the teaching of reproductive health and rights in law school curricula, the Law School Initiative has undertaken a series of regional discussions with law faculty about the challenges of teaching reproductive rights in a traditional law school setting.  The Initiative…
The CRR-CLS Fellowship is a two-year, post-graduate fellowship offered by the Center for Reproductive Rights and Columbia Law School…

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