Experts from Rutgers-Camden: Roe v. Wade

On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision on Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion and ignited a firestorm of controversy that continues today. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the case. The following experts from Rutgers–Camden are available to discuss the decision’s place in history, its impact on legal history, the Supreme Court, birth control, other social factors, and continuing aspects of the abortion rights controversy.

JANET GOLDEN is a professor of history at Rutgers-Camden and a specialist in medical history, women’s history, children’s history and American social history. The author of several books, Golden’s professional service includes serving on the council of and chairing various committees for the American Association for the History of Medicine.

Office: (856) 225-2813

Email: jgolden@camden.rutgers.edu

Online bio: golden.rutgers.edu

 

EARL MALTZ is a distinguished professor of law at the Rutgers School of Law–Camden.  The author of numerous books and more than 50 articles on constitutional law, the role of the courts, and legal history, he can discuss how the Roe v. Wade decision was a turning point in the history of the Supreme Court.

Office: (856) 225-6382

Email: emaltz@camden.rutgers.edu

Online bio: camlaw.rutgers.edu/bio/951

 

MARGARET MARSH is a university professor of history at Rutgers.  The author of numerous articles on topics like the history of motherhood, she wrote The Fertility Doctor: John Rock and the Reproductive Revolution (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008). She can discuss Roe v. Wade’s impact on the history of birth control.

Office: (856) 225-2845

Email: mmarsh@camden.rutgers.edu

Online bio: mmarsh.rutgers.edu

 

KIMBERLY MUTCHERSON is an associate professor of law at the Rutgers School of Law–Camden. She teaches courses in health law policy, specifically the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, and her scholarly work focuses on issues at the intersection of health law, bioethics, and family law.

Office: (856) 225-6549

Email: mutchers@camden.rutgers.edu

Online bio: camlaw.rutgers.edu/bio/1021

 

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