Acclaimed legal scholar Michelle Oberman has studied the complex legal and ethical issues surrounding adolescence, pregnancy, and motherhood. Her work at the intersection of public health and criminal law focuses on domestic and international issues affecting women’s reproductive health. A fresh look at the battle over abortion law, Her Body, Our Laws is an invitation to those on all sides of the issue to move beyond the incomplete discourse about legality by understanding how the law actually matters.
Michelle Oberman is the Katharine and George Alexander Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law and an internationally recognized scholar on the legal and ethical issues surrounding adolescence, pregnancy, and motherhood. She works at the intersection of public acting women’s reproductive health. Her book When Mothers Kill (2008) won the Outstanding Book Award from the Health and criminal law, focusing on domestic and international issues from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.