Address by Melissa Murray, Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor

Location: Eidman Courtroom

Melissa Murray will give an address entitled “Race-ing Roe and Woke Warriors: Weaponizing Racial Justice at the Supreme Court.”

Murray, a professor at the New York University School of Law, is a leading expert in family law, constitutional law, and reproductive rights and justice. Murray’s award-winning research focuses on the legal regulation of intimate life and encompasses such topics as the regulation of sex and sexuality, marriage and its alternatives, the marriage equality debate, the legal recognition of caregiving, and reproductive rights and justice. For her complete biography, visit:

This event is open to the public. Professor Murray’s talk in the Eidman Courtroom will be followed by a reception in the Jamail Pavilion.

This event has been accredited by the State Bar of Texas for 1.00 hour of CLE credit.

Murray visits Texas Law as the 2022 Order of the Coif Distinguished Visitor. Her visit is hosted by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law. Her address is cosponsored by the Center for Women in Law, the Sissy Farenthold Fund for Peace and Social Justice – Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, and Texas Law’s Office for Equity and Inclusion, along with the American Constitution Society Austin Lawyer and Texas Law Chapters, the Chicano/Hispanic/Latino Law Students Association, If/When/How, Law Students for Black Lives, the Public Interest Law Association, and the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society.

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Event series: Lecture