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October 2019

All About the RJFP: Launching Your Career Lawyering for Repro Justice

October 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT

Each fall, If/When/How places over a half-dozen new law graduates as Reproductive Justice Fellows at grassroots, local, and national organizations working to make reproductive freedom a reality for all. In this webinar, you'll meet If/When/How staff and former RJ Fellows, learn about what a day as a Fellow looks like, and get essential info on what to consider as you work on your application. If you're ready to kick off your career as a lawyer for reproductive justice, join us!

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January 2020

Self-Managed Abortion: Safe, Effective, and Common Presentation

January 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Friends Meeting at Cambridge – Quakers, 5 Longfellow Park
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
Boston DSA SocFem Presentation

Boston DSA's Socialist Feminist Working Group is proud to present this workshop on self-managed abortion, originally scheduled for the 2019 Boston Anarchist Bookfair.

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February 2020

June Medical v. Russo Mini-Briefing Webinar – 2/18

February 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST
Webinar,
The United States Supreme Court building photographed against a blue sky.

The webinar mini-briefing will introduce the June Supreme Court case, dive into the case law and background, explore why the case is a reproductive justice issue, highlight If/When/How's amicus brief arguments, and explain why law student action is so important.

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June Medical v. Russo Mini-Briefing Webinar – 2/19

February 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PST
Webinar,
The United States Supreme Court building photographed against a blue sky.

The webinar mini-briefing will introduce the June Supreme Court case, dive into the case law and background, explore why the case is a reproductive justice issue, highlight If/When/How's amicus brief arguments, and explain why law student action is so important.

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March 2020

Self-Managed Abortion and the Law: Toward a Person-Centered Human Rights Approach

March 11, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT
Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza, One United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 United States

All over the world, people are safely ending their pregnancies outside medical facilities, often with medicine—a practice called self-managed abortion. In most countries, criminal or punitive laws and policies place legal restrictions on self-managed abortion and violate the human rights of pregnant people and those who help them.

Panelists will share their experiences of the harms of the criminalization of self-managed abortion and together will envision a future that promotes the human rights of pregnant people and those who help them self-manage their abortions.

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Abortion Rights in 2020 and Beyond: Threats and Resistance

March 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PDT
Berkeley Law Room 110, 225 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94702 United States

The legal right to abortion is under threat, including the Supreme Court case Gee v. June to be heard on March 4, 2020, with the potential to overturn Roe v. Wade. Despite the successful right-wing erosion of reproductive rights, people continue to have abortions, within, despite, and beyond legal limits. Hear from leading experts about the fight for abortion rights in 2020 and beyond!

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June 2020

Free

Summer Intern Series: Repro Litigation Round-Up

June 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Zoom,

Calling all legal interns and law students! Working remotely this summer? Join us for a series of virtual conversations on reproductive rights and justice. You'll have the opportunity to chat with leading repro advocates about critical court cases to watch, intersectional RJ issues, and beginning your career as an RJ lawyer in deeply uncertain times.

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July 2020

Free

Summer Intern Series: RJ Squared (Racial Justice is Reproductive Justice)

July 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Zoom,

Calling all legal interns and law students! Working remotely this summer? Join us for a series of virtual conversations on reproductive rights and justice. You'll have the opportunity to chat with leading repro advocates about critical court cases to watch, intersectional RJ issues, and beginning your career as an RJ lawyer in deeply uncertain times. For more information, email [email protected].

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Free

Summer Intern Series: Careers in Reproductive Justice

July 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
Zoom,

Calling all legal interns and law students! Working remotely this summer? Join us for a series of virtual conversations on reproductive rights and justice. You'll have the opportunity to chat with leading repro advocates about critical court cases to watch, intersectional RJ issues, and beginning your career as an RJ lawyer in deeply uncertain times. For more information, email [email protected]

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Free

Reproductive Justice & Disability Justice: COVID-19, Criminalization, & De-institutionalization Webinar

July 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

Join us for our seventh year of the Reproductive Justice Lawyering Webinar Series, designed to engage advocates with new concepts and developments in reproductive justice. Speakers and RJ Fellows Israel Cook, Nina Gurak, and Jacqueline Tosto will discuss disability justice, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the history and present criminalization and institutionalization of those deemed "different." They will also share the ways our reproductive freedom movements can learn from, support, and advocate with disabled people and recommit to the work of freeing our people from institutions that perpetuate oppression and harm.

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