Last updated on: 6/11/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Louise Melling, JD Biography

Title:
Director of the Reproductive Freedom Project, at the American Civil Liberties Union
Position:
Pro to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“I am honored to be carrying on the work that Catherine began. Under her leadership, the ACLU became a champion of real women, in particular the young and the poor, whose rights have been most often ignored or violated.”

ACLU Press Release, Nov. 8, 2003

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director, Reproductive Freedom Project, ACLU, 2003-present
  • Associate Director, Reproductive Freedom Project, ACLU, 1997-2003
  • Senior Staff Attorney, Reproductive Freedom Project, ACLU, 1992-1997
  • Staff Attorney Fellow, Reproductive Freedom Project, ACLU, 1989-1990
  • Former Associate, Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman
  • Former Law Clerk, Judge Morris E. Lasker, US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Education:
  • JD, Yale Law School, 1987
  • Oberlin College, 1982
Other:
  • None found