Apr 10, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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60th Anniversary: Return to the Indiana War Memorial
Louise Melling, ACLU Deputy Legal Director & Director of the ACLU Center for Liberty
Dawn Johnsen, American Constitution Society Board Member & Professor of Constitutional Law
About Louise Melling, ACLU Deputy Legal Director &Director of its Center for Liberty
The Center encompasses the ACLU’s work on reproductive freedom, women’s rights, lesbian gay bisexual and transgender rights and AIDs, and freedom of religion and belief. In her role as Deputy Legal Director, Melling directs a campaign to end the use of religion to discriminate. Melling has been with the ACLU since 1992, serving in several roles before becoming the Director of its Reproductive Freedom Project in 2003 and Deputy Legal Director in 2010.
--Follow Louise Melling @LibertyLouise on Twitter
--Read Louise Melling's letter on Birth Control and Religious Freedom in The New York Times
About Dawn Johnsen, American Constitution Society Board & Professor of Constitutional Law
Johnsen serves on the national board of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy and as co-chair of the ACS Issue Group on Separation of Powers and Federalism. Since 1998 she has taught Constitutional Law, the First Amendment, and Seminars in the Separation of Powers and Sexuality, Reproduction and the Constitution at Indiana University. From 1988 to 1993, Johnsen served in the U.S. Department of Justice under President Bill Clinton, including as Acting Assistant Attorney General heading the Office of Legal Counsel. From[masked], she was the Legal Director of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (now NARAL Pro-Choice America) and worked at the American Civil Liberties Union Reproductive Freedom Project.
Learn more about the ACLU of Indiana's return to the Indiana War Memorial