The Center for Reproductive Rights, along with the Center on
Reproductive Rights and Justice at Berkeley Law and the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law
&, Justice, will present a daylong, interdisciplinary symposium at Berkeley Law on Friday,
October 4, 2013.
Thought leaders from diverse disciplines will examine the
constitutive power and widespread impact of current laws related to abortion in
the United States. Discussion will focus on Planned Parenthood v. Casey’s undue
burden standard and the way this “standardless standard” is playing out in courts
across the country, altering people’s access to and experience of abortion
care. How have legal frames influenced the public’s understanding of abortion
and its perceptions of those who seek abortions? How do abortion regulations
interact with other areas of law, including freedom of speech? How do abortion
restrictions harm individuals, families, and communities, threatening access to
services, compelling parenthood, and compounding other forms of
The symposium is open to the public.
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