Roundtable Schedule

Co-sponsored by UCI School of Law and UC Hastings College of Law

Hosted by UC Hastings

May 4-5, 2018

UC Hastings College of Law
200 McAllister Street
Alumni Reception Center (ARC)
2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

Friday, May 4

Opening Remarks and Introductions
1:00 p.m. 

Abortion and Personhood
1:15-2:45 p.m. 

Commentator: Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law; Director, Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy, UCI School of Law

Maya Manian, Professor, University of San Francisco School of Law

Rachel Rebouché, Professor of Law; Associate Dean for Research, Temple University Beasley School of Law;

Jill Adams, Executive Director, Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice, UC Berkeley School of Law

Mariko Miki, Director of Programs, If/When/How

Race, Regulation, and Reproduction
3:00-4:30 p.m. 

Commentator: Osagie Obasogie, Haas Distinguished Chair and Professor of Bioethics in the Joint Medical Program and School of Public Health, UC Berkeley

Kim Mutcherson, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School, Camden

Michele Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law; Director, Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy, UC Irvine School of Law

Dov Fox, Professor of Law; Director, Center for Health Law Policy & Bioethics, University of San Diego School of Law

Genetics and Trait Selection
4:45-6:15 p.m.

Commentator: Radhika Rao, Professor of Law, UC Hastings College of the Law

Seema Mohapatra, Associate Professor of Law, Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law

Sonia Suter, John and Inge Stafford Faculty Research Professor, The George Washington University Law School

Judith Daar, Clinical Professor, UCI School of Medicine; Visiting Professor, UCLA School of Law

Saturday, May 5

International Surrogacy
9:00-10:30 a.m. 

Commentator: Lisa Ikemoto, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law

Britta van Beers, Associate Professor, Department of Legal Theory and Legal History, Faculty of Law, VU Amsterdam

Sharon Bassan, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Values and Public Policy, University Center for Human Values, Woodrow Wilson School's Office of Population Research, Princeton University

Dr. Ruth Zafran, Associate Professor, IDC, Herzliya, Radzyner Law School, Tel Aviv

Empirical Studies and the ART Industry
10:45-1:45 a.m. 

Commentator: Kimberly Mutcherson, Vice Dean and Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School, Camden

April Hovav, Graduate Student, Department of Sociology, USC

Hillary Berk, Assistant Professor of Teaching in Criminology, Law and Society, UC Irvine

Special Session: ART Working Group Roundtable: Cutting-edge issues of ART affecting Reproductive Justice
11:55 a.m.-1:40 p.m. 

Moderator: Silvia Yee, Senior Staff Attorney, Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)

Lisa Ikemoto, Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law

Rebeca Ramos, Advocacy Director, Information Group on Reproductive Choice, Mexico

Marsha Saxton, Director of Research and Training, World Institute on Disability (WID)

Cathy Sakimura, Deputy Director & Family Law Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights

Courtney Joslin, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law 

ART & Health
1:45-3:15 p.m. 

Commentator: Judith Daar, Clinical Professor, UCI School of Medicine; Visiting Professor, UCLA School of Law

Aziza Ahmed, Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law

Raquel Cool, Founding Member, We Are Egg Donors

Jody Madeira, Professor of Law and Louis F. Niezer Faculty Fellow, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Closing Remarks & 2019 Planning
3:15-3:30 p.m. 

    2018 Participants

  • Michele Goodwin

    Co-Chair
    Chancellor’s Professor of Law; Director, Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy, UCI School of Law

  • Radhika Rao

    Co-Chair
    Professor of Law, UC Hastings College of the Law

  • Jill Adams

    Executive Director, Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice, UC Berkeley School of Law

  • Aziza Ahmed

    Professor of Law, Northeastern University School of Law

  • Sharon Bassan

    Postdoctoral Research Associate in Values and Public Policy, University Center for Human Values, Woodrow Wilson School's Office of Population Research, Princeton University

  • Britta van Beers

    Associate Professor, Department of Legal Theory and Legal History, Faculty of Law, VU Amsterdam

  • Hillary Berk

    Assistant Professor of Teaching in Criminology, Law and Society, UC Irvine

  • Raquel Cool

    Founding Member, We Are Egg Donors

  • Judith Daar

    Clinical Professor, UCI School of Medicine; Visiting Professor, UCLA School of Law

  • Dov Fox

    Professor of Law; Director, Center for Health Law Policy & Bioethics, University of San Diego School of Law

  • April Hovav

    Graduate Student, Department of Sociology, USC

  • Lisa Ikemoto

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law

  • Courtney Joslin

    Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law
  • Jody Madeira

    Professor of Law and Louis F. Niezer Faculty Fellow, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

  • Maya Manian

    Professor, University of San Francisco School of Law

  • Mariko Miki

    Director of Programs, If/When/How

  • Seema Mohapatra

    Associate Professor of Law, Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law

  • Kim Mutcherson

    Vice Dean and Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School, Camden

  • Osagie Obasogie

    Haas Distinguished Chair and Professor of Bioethics in the Joint Medical Program and School of Public Health, UC Berkeley

  • Rebeca Ramos

    Advocacy Director, Information Group on Reproductive Choice, Mexico
  • Rachel Rebouch√©

    Professor of Law; Associate Dean for Research, Temple University Beasley School of Law

  • Cathy Sakimura

    Deputy Director & Family Law Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights

  • Marsha Saxton

    Director of Research and Training, World Institute on Disability (WID)

  • Sonia Suter

    John and Inge Stafford Faculty Research Professor, The George Washington University Law School

  • Silvia Yee

    Senior staff attorney at Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
  • Dr. Ruth Zafran

    Associate Professor, IDC, Herzliya, Radzyner Law School, Tel Aviv