Chancellor’s Professor of Law Michele Bratcher Goodwin to Discuss Forthcoming Book with President of Brooklyn College, CUNY



University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) Chancellor’s Professor of Law Michele Bratcher Goodwin will be featured in a conversation with Michelle Anderson the President of Brooklyn College, CUNY on Monday, Dec. 9 to discuss her book, “Policing The Womb.”  This distinguished event will be held in The William P. Kelly Skylight Room at The Graduate Center, CUNY from 12-1:30 p.m.

“Policing the Womb,” will be published in February 2020 by Cambridge University Press. The book represents the culmination of more than a decade of research on the ways in which women’s reproductive health and rights have become vulnerable to legislative attacks, coercive criminal law interventions, and harsh civil punishments. 

The event is sponsored by The Futures Initiatives and co-organized by the Office for the Dean of Master’s Programs at The Graduate Center at CUNY. For more information about the event please click here.

More about Michele Bratcher Goodwin

Professor Goodwin researches and teaches in the areas of constitutional law, torts, health law, and feminist jurisprudence. She is the founding director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy and its acclaimed Reproductive Justice Initiative. 

Professor Goodwin is an internationally renowned voice and expert on civil liberties and civil rights. She has been featured in PoliticoSalon.comForbesThe Washington PostThe New York TimesLos Angeles Times, and The Boston Globe, among others. Prolific in her work, she is the author of five books and numerous law review articles. Professor Goodwin’s scholarship is published in The Yale Law JournalHarvard Law ReviewCornell Law ReviewNYU Law ReviewCalifornia Law Review, and Northwestern Law Review, among others.