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Jennifer Merchant “Transnational Legal Recognition of New Family Configurations: The Case of the French Resistance”

February 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This talk is a part of the New Technologies and International Governance Series from the Law School. Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Hosted by Professor Alta Charo.

Dr. Jennifer Merchant teaches legal English and English applied to Political and Administrative Sciences at Université Paris II. Her research interests include comparative public policies, procreation, bioethics, civil society, and science and state relations. She was a member of the  Study Committee on CRISPR / Cas09 – Human Genome Intervention, US National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, 2015-2017 and of the Organizing Committee of the Second International Summit on the Modification of the Human Genome,  National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine of the United States, Hong Kong, 2018-2019. Her 2018 publications are: From the Constitution to rights: the legal foundations of women’s rights in the United States  (in collaboration with Vincent Michelot), Lyon, ENS Editions, and Access to Assisted Reproductive Technologies: The Case of France and Belgium, Borders and Beyond (direction and co-author), London, Berghahn Books

Co-sponsored by the Center for German and European Studies and the Global Legal Studies Center.


February 11, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Lubar Commons, Law 7200
975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
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