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Kathryn Kolbert and Julie F. Kay
Kathryn Kolbert made her second appearance before the Supreme Court in 1992, arguing Planned Parenthood v. Casey. She co-founded the Center for Reproductive Rights. She founded NPR’s Justice Talking and the Athena Center for Leadership at Barnard College. Julie F. Kay helped lay the groundwork for the legalization of abortion in Ireland through the first direct challenge to the country’s absolute ban on abortion before the European Court of Human Rights. Julie began her legal career at the Center for Reproductive Rights and has spent the ensuing decades developing innovative legal and policy initiatives to advance gender equality and religious freedom.