March 22 – This Child Has Another Parent: The Cost of Erasing Nonbiological Lesbian Mothers When the State Intervenes in the Family

This event features Nancy Polikoff, a Williams Institute Visiting Scholar, Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law and Visiting Professor of Law at UCLA Law School.

At the American University Washington College of Law, she teaches Family Law and a seminar on Children of LGBT Parents. From Fall 2011 through Fall 2012, she was the Visiting McDonald/Wright Chair of Law at UCLA School of Law and Faculty Chair of the Williams Institute. In 1976, Prof. Polikoff co-authored one of the first law review articles on custody rights of lesbian mothers. For almost 40 years, she has been writing about, teaching about, and working on litigation and legislation about LGBT families. Her book, Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage: Valuing All Families under the Law, was published by Beacon Press in 2008, the inaugural volume in its Queer Ideas series.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
12:20 PM – 1:30 PM
UCLA School of Law Room 1420
(Note: there was a room change from room 1314)

Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP before Wednesday, March 15, 2017.

We are no longer accepting RSVPs for this event.