On Nov. 1, 2011, the University of Mississippi School of Law hosted a panel of legal and medical experts to explain the possible ramifications of Proposition 26, a constitutional amendment that would grant the rights of a person to the all fertilized eggs, embryos and fetuses. The panel included law professor Michele Alexandre, who teaches feminist legal theory and civil rights law; obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Wayne Slocum also head of the Mississippi section of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists; Cristen Hemmins, parent and plaintiff for the case to keep 26 off the ballot, and Feder-Hosey, a third year law student.+ More details
This video is part of our Lawyer in the Library speaker series, a series we host each semester. We bring in distinguished alumni to talk about their successes after graduation. In this video, Roger Wicker, one of the US senators from Mississippi, gives students a quiz and talks about the inner workings of politics and Washington.+ More details
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