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Elizabeth R. Kukura

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

Elizabeth Kukura

Contact

Office: School of Law, Room 264
Email
Phone: 215.571.4765
Fax: 215.571.4712


Administrative Support:
Arianna Moriniere-Wilson
Email
Phone: 215.571.4715

Biography

Liz Kukura’s research explores intersecting legal issues associated with reproductive rights and maternal health care.

Professor Kukura’s scholarship examines laws and policies that affect women’s agency to make health care decisions, from terminating pregnancies to refusing to undergo procedures such as cesarean sections and episiotomies. Her articles have appeared in journals including Georgetown Law Journal, Nebraska Law Review, Berkeley Journal of Gender Law & Justice. “Revising Roe to Advance Reproductive Justice for Childbearing Women” is forthcoming in Notre Dame Law Review Online.

Before coming to the Kline School of Law, Professor Kukura taught at Temple University Beasley School of Law. She served as a consultant to the Women’s Medical Fund in 2016.

Previously, she practiced at Bryan Cave LLP in New York, where she litigated securities, employment and other commercial matters and assisted in employment counseling for corporate clients.

She received her JD from New York University School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the Review of Law & Social Change. She received her LLM from Temple University Beasley School of Law.

Education

LLM, Temple University Beasley School of Law
JD, New York University School of Law
MS, London School of Economics and Political Science
BA, Yale University

Scholarship

Curriculum Vitae [PDF]