Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York  

Law Lecture to Address Sexual Equality and Reproductive Justice

Contact: Patrick Verel
(212) 636-7790

The annual Law and the Gospel of Life lecture, which was inaugurated last year by Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, will take place Friday, May 31 at the Fordham School of Law.

This year's lecture will be delivered by Erika Bachiochi, a legal scholar on American constitutional law and feminist legal theory, and the author of The Cost of Choice: Women Evaluate the Impact of Abortion (Encounter Books, 2004), and Women, Sex & the Church: A Case for Catholic Teaching. (Pauline Books & Media, 2010).

She will offer an approach to sexual equality and reproductive justice inspired by Catholic principles of embodiedness, sexual equality in difference, and solidarity.

A response will be delivered by Kathleen Scanlon, adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law. The lecture is sponsored by the Fordham Law Institute on Religion, Law & Lawyer's Work.

Law and the Gospel of Life II

May 31

6 p.m.

McNally Ampitheatre,  Fordham School of Law, Lincoln Center campus

To rsvp, e-mail or call (212) 636-7699.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 15,100 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College, University of London, in the United Kingdom.

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