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At the Intersection of Brain Development & the Criminal Justice System: Young Adult Courts

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This post was written by Laura Malavé-Seda and Rebecca Reingold. In the summer of 2015, San Francisco established the U.S.’s first Young Adult Court (YAC), which strives to align opportunities for accountability and transformation with the unique needs and developmental stage of eligible young adults, ages 18-25. It acknowledges the fact that “[o]ur traditional justice system […]

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The Differential Treatment of FGCS & FGM/C: A Legal Double Standard?

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This post was inspired and informed by the collaborative research conducted by Ranit Mishori, Kevin FitzGerald, Sam Wu and Holly Hedley as part of the Georgetown Complex Moral Grant. After a three year investigation, the UK’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced in late February of 2017 that it would not prosecute a surgeon and psychiatrist involved in a clitoris […]

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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes: The Key to Eliminating Zika?

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This post was written by Laura Malavé-Seda and Rebecca Reingold. Since 2015, the U.S. and U.S. territories have reported 5,074 and 38,306 cases of Zika, respectively. The Zika virus is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito. Most people never know that they have been infected with the virus – it is estimated […]

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Reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy: History, Implications & Opposition

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This post was written by Brenna Gautam and Rebecca Reingold. On January 23rd, President Trump signed a presidential memorandum reinstating the Mexico City Policy, also referred to as the “Global Gag Rule”: a restriction first introduced by Ronald Reagan that denies federal funding to NGOs that provide abortions, offer abortion counseling, or advocate for abortion […]

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3 Ways the Trump Administration May Undermine Reproductive Health, Rights & Justice in the U.S. and Abroad

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Since the start of his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump has taken positions that have the potential to undermine reproductive health, rights, and justice. Here are just 3 examples of the devastating consequences that these positions may have for women, both here in the U.S. and other parts of the world:

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