"I witnessed a powerful momentum for change at the UN and I am hopeful I can advocate for women’s rights here from the Northern Rivers."

Angela Powditch

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) graduate

Professor Michele Bratcher Goodwin with School of Law and Justice faculty members

Professor Michele Bratcher Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California, presented as key speaker at the 2017 Greta Bird Lecture on Legal Theory and Critique themed: Pregnancy, Poverty and the State: should the state control a woman’s right to choose? Professor Goodwin is the founder and director of the Centre for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy at UC Irvine School of Law and is one of the world’s leading authorities on the regulation of medicine, science, and biotechnology. Her scholarship defines new ways of thinking about the intersections of law, society, economics, and the human body.