Need an expert? Reversal of Roe v. Wade

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Members of the media may directly contact the following experts:

Associate Professor, Feminist and Gender Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Professor Sethna is an expert in the history of sex education, contraception, and abortion. She specializes in the history of travel for abortion services and is the co-editor of  Abortion across Borders: Transnational Travel and Access to Abortion Services. She can provide an analysis of what the Supreme Court’s decision will mean for women and minorities, including its impact on accessing abortion services inside and outside the United States, including travel to and within Canada.


Full Professor, Faculty of Law – Common Law Section

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Professor Mathen can provide context on abortion rights in the United States following the Supreme Court’s decision, the correlation with the Canadian legal system, and how politics impacts these rights.

Also see: Need an Expert? The ties that bind: On the convergence of law and politics in relation to abortion rights

Professor, Faculty of Law – Common Law Section

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Professor Levasseur currently teaches a law course examining the impact of this decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. He can discuss and analyze the following points:

  • What are the key elements of the American Supreme Court Decision?
  • What are the impacts for Canada in law and political world?
  • What are the fundamental human rights women have in Canada in regards to abortion?
  • What should be the next legal steps Canada should take in order to deal with the issue for women?

Also see previous Need an expert: Potential overturn of Roe v Wade