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Jess Braverman

Jess Braverman

Jess Braverman is the legal director at Gender Justice. Jess came to Gender Justice from the Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office, and prior to that they worked with the Legal Aid Society’s Juvenile Rights Project in Brooklyn, N.Y. She is a graduate of NYU Law School, where they were an Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow.

COMMENTARY

Minnesota must prepare for its role in a post-Roe world — Opinion

By: and - September 17, 2021

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to enforce Roe v. Wade and allowed a Texas abortion ban to go into effect. SB 8 is a Texas law that deputizes individuals and anti-abortion extremists to enforce the state’s six-week abortion ban. Right now, any individual in the state of Texas can sue anyone who helps another person obtain an abortion — even […]