Call for Papers: Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender Symposium

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What to Expect: Legal Developments and Challenges in Reproductive Justice
February 25, 2009

This symposium issue of the Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender will address the changing legal status of reproductive rights and the development of new problems, challenges, and strategies for lawyers and activists working for reproductive justice both in the United States and internationally, paying particular attention to the intersectionality of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity in reproductive issues.

We are seeking papers that deal with recent or upcoming legal issues that have a reproductive justice framework or deal with reproductive rights issues, including but not limited to:

– abstinence-only education
– parental notification/consent laws
– access to birth control and emergency contraception
– the HPV vaccine
– abortion access
– maternal mortality
– post-abortion care
– sexual assault
– forced sterilization
– surrogacy
– reproductive technologies

Submission information: E-mail with completed articles by January 23rd, 2009. If you would like to send a hard copy, it should be mailed to:

Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender
55 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10003

If your article is on one of the topics of reproductive issues facing teens in the US, human rights and reproductive rights, or assisted reproduction and you are interested in presenting your paper, contact as soon as possible with a description of your article. E-mail with any related questions.

The Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender has been a pioneering publisher of gender-related legal scholarship for over twenty years. CJLG has also distinguished itself by publishing the first and most prestigious annotated legal bibliography on current gender issues in different areas of law. The Journal publishes three to four issues per year with articles that address a broad range of gender-based topics and reflect interdisciplinary views on the legal concerns affecting the lives of men and women.

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