Her Body, Our Laws: On the Front Lines of Abortion War


Apr. 2, 2019, 12pm to 1:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Faculty Lounge


As part of the Health Law Speaker Series, Professor Michelle Oberman (Santa Clara University School of Law) will present "Her Body, Our Laws: On the Front Lines of the Abortion War" on Tuesday, April 2, at noon.

Professor Oberman is a nationally recognized scholar on the legal and ethical issues surrounding adolescence, pregnancy, and motherhood. She works at the intersection of health law and criminal law, focusing on domestic and international issues. Professor Oberman is active in the academic community, lecturing on health law concerns to a wide variety of audiences, ranging from law school faculties to health care professionals to community-based interest groups.

Professor Oberman received a Fulbright research grant to Chile for spring 2011. In addition to teaching in Valparaiso, she worked on issues pertaining to women’s reproductive health and the law. Her recent book, When Mothers Kill (2008), won the Outstanding Book Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Professor Oberman joined the Santa Clara University School of Law faculty in 2004.



Admission Information

Learn more and RSVP to the event here. Lunch will be provided. 

Open to the UNLV community and the general public.

Contact Information

Max Gakh

External Sponsor

UNLV Health Law Program (School of Law and School of Public Health)