GOLD Learning Speakers

USA

Jake Marcus, JD

  • Speaker Type: GOLD Lactation 2017
  • Country: USA
Biography:

Jake Marcus, J.D., is the nation’s foremost expert on breastfeeding law. Formerly Staff Attorney at a non-profit assisting survivors of domestic violence, her current private practice focuses on small businesses (including the business issues of health care practitioners such as IBCLCs and midwives) and healthcare. She was Politics Editor at Mothering magazine until it ceased publication in April of 2011. She was a member of the Legal Advisory Council to La Leche League International. She created and maintains BreastfeedingLaw.com.

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Supporting Breastfeeding People in the Legal System
Breastfeeding women find themselves in need of assistance in a wide variety of legal contexts. This session reviews the options available to lactating women in custody disputes, as criminal defendants, as witnesses, when called for jury duty, and as immigration detainees.
Accreditation, Main Category
Presentations: 28  |  Hours / CE Credits: 25.5  |  Viewing Time: 8 Weeks
Hours / CE Credits: 1 (details)  |  Categories: Breastfeeding and Lactation