November 4, 2021

12:15 pm - 1:10 pm, Eastern Time

If/When/How & ACS Present: The Future of Abortion Rights: Protecting Access in a Post-SB8 World with Professor Carol Sanger


Open to the Law School community

Presenting student organizations: If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice and American Constitution Society

Join If/When/How and ACS for a discussion with Professor Carol Sanger on SB8 and the future of abortion access. Professor Sanger is an expert scholar of reproductive rights and the author of About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in the 21st Century. She is the Barbara Aronstein Black Professor of Law at Columbia University and has received several awards for her teaching, including the Law School’s Willis L.M. Reese Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Columbia University’s Presidential Teaching Award, Social Justice Initiatives’ Outstanding Public Interest Faculty Member of the Year, and the Columbia Law Women’s Association’s Myra Bradwell Award for her commitment to mentoring female law students.

Boxed lunches will be provided.

This convening is open to all invitees who are compliant with UChicago vaccination requirements and, because of ongoing health risks, particularly to the unvaccinated, participants are expected to adopt the risk mitigation measures (masking and social distancing, etc.) appropriate to their vaccination status as advised by public health officials or to their individual vulnerabilities as advised by a medical professional. Public convening may not be safe for all and carries a risk for contracting COVID-19, particularly for those unvaccinated. Participants will not know the vaccination status of others and should follow appropriate risk mitigation measures.