From the Page to the Pill: Women's Reproductive Rights and the Law

From the Page to the Pill


The Albany Law Journal of Science & Technology will host its fall symposium on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The symposium will held in the Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom. For those unable to attend, it will also be available live online starting at 1:00 p.m.

Introductory Remarks
Sandra Fluke, Recent Georgetown Law Graduate and Women's Rights Activist

The ACA’s Other Mandate:  Contraceptive Coverage, Conscientious Objection, and Reproductive Rights


Helen Alvaré, Associate Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law

Michael Costello, Attorney, Tobin and Dempf LLP

Shaifali Puri, Director, Scientists without Borders

Melissa Weiler-Gerber, Executive Director, Family Planning Council of Pennsylvania


Reproductive Healthcare Legislation: Where We’ve been and Where We’re Going

Tracey Brooks '00, CEO, Family Planning Advocates for New York State

Judith Daar, Dean, Whittier Law School

Anna Franzonello, Staff Counsel, Americans United for Life


    Both panels will be moderated by Albany Law School Professor Evelyn Tenenbaum. A reception, held in the East Foyer, will take place after the panels.

    "From the Page to the Pill: Women's Reproductive Rights and the Law" is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Maura Kernan, symposium editor, at