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5 Dec 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
Because the women who have participated in “me too” will have a view about that question as well, we can expect that effective solutions to the problem that has now, finally, received widespread acknowledgement will emerge from the same source.Follow @SherryColb Sherry F. [read post]
21 Nov 2017, 9:02 pm by Sherry F. Colb
Mothers-to-be could pretend all they wanted that they were carrying a child from the moment of conception, and they would be unlikely to change their minds about the proper legal status of abortion just because the language in a tax law resonated with that pretense.Follow @SherryColb Sherry F. [read post]
7 Nov 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
The New York State legislature is currently considering a bill (including the Assembly and the Senate versions) that would legalize gestational surrogacy and make it enforceable if in compliance with statutory requirements. [read post]
24 Oct 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
In this column, I will be reviewing a book written by my colleague, Sital Kalantry, entitled Women’s Human Rights and Migration: Sex-Selective Abortion Laws in the United States and India. [read post]
10 Oct 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
The US Supreme Court recently agreed to hear argument in Collins v. [read post]
24 Sep 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
Last Friday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos rescinded the Obama-era Title IX guidance (which took the form of a “Dear Colleague” letter) on campus sexual assault, because the Obama approach allegedly denied due process to students accused of rape. [read post]
12 Sep 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
In at least three states—Alaska, Michigan, and Hawaii—police officers are permitted by law to have sexual contact with people they suspect of prostitution. [read post]
29 Aug 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
The governor of Texas recently signed into law a bill that will require people who want insurance coverage for non-emergency abortions to buy an additional, separate policy from their regular health insurance policy. [read post]
15 Aug 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
In 2014, Alabama passed an abortion law that was later struck down by a federal district court. [read post]
1 Aug 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
In England, an infant named Charlie Gard, who was born with encephalomyopathic mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, was at the center of a controversy. [read post]
19 Jul 2017, 8:24 am by Sherry F. Colb
It is unfortunate that the amended SB273, even if passed, will no longer do so.Follow @SherryColb Sherry F. [read post]
4 Jul 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
Michelle Carter was recently convicted by a Massachusetts judge of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, by suicide. [read post]
17 May 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
In a fascinating recent episode of the podcast Radiolab, the show takes up the topic of jury nullification. [read post]
26 Apr 2017, 8:08 am
"Texas Moves Toward Abolishing Wrongful Birth Suits": Law professor Sherry F. [read post]
25 Apr 2017, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
Texas is currently considering a bill that would eliminate its wrongful birth cause of action. [read post]