Date Submitted: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 12:48:26 GMT

LAW 987 v00 : LAWA Graduate Seminar

Last edit: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 15:34:09 GMT

Druthers submitted by: morrisjc
LLM Adjunct
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morrisjc Morrison, Jill
LAW 987 v00: LAWA Graduate Seminar
LAWA Graduate Seminar
T 11:10a-1:10p
Special Requirement


Enrollment in this course is limited to LAWA Fellows.

Would you like to offer the Pass/Fail grading option?

Does this course qualify as a "simulation course"?

Is this course available to distance students?
Is this a mandatory Pass-Fail course?


Personal Information


Jill C. Morrison is the Executive Director of the Women's Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program (WLPPFP), and Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Program. She also teaches the LAWA seminar, where each of the LL.M. candidates develops a thesis focusing on a particular woman’s human rights issue. Jill recently began working with J.D. students, supervising the writing requirement and teaching a seminar on Reproductive Justice.

Jill returned to WLPPFP in 2012, after thirteen years at the National Women’s Law Center, where she was a 1998-1999 Fellow. At the Center, Jill developed legal theories to protect and advance access to comprehensive reproductive health services, and to protect the rights of vulnerable pregnant and parenting women.

Prior to joining the Center, Jill served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Sterling Johnson Jr., Eastern District of New York. She also spent a year at the Women's Law Project as a Philadelphia Bar Foundation Fellow, and in private practice with Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll. At Yale Law School, Jill was an editor of the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism and President of the Black Law Students’ Association. She received her undergraduate degree in Journalism from Rutgers University.

Jill currently serves on the National Board of If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice. She is also on the Steering Committee of the District of Columbia Bar Association’s International Law Community.

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