Debriefing of the Legal Challenge to Massachusetts Medicaid Funding of Newborn Circumcision

December 3, 2022

Hosts Tim Hammond and Mat Goodwin interview Peter Adler, one of the attorneys involved in this recent historic challenge to Massachusetts Medicaid funding of medically unnecessary infant circumcision. Although the Massachusetts Supreme Court refused to hear the case, we – like many of you – have questions about the various turns that this case took and what lessons can be learned for future challenges in other states.

A Current Perspective of Infant MGM Litigation

August 27, 2022

Andrew Little, a Canadian born in Ontario who was subjected to routine infant male genital cutting at birth, pursued a formal complaint with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and escalated it to the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board. Due to their complete avoidance of the problem and Andrew’s lack of opportunity for resolution of the issue, he initiated a civil proceeding. In this presentation, he discusses the legal process and challenges of this ongoing proceeding

Genital Autonomy Legal Defense & Education Fund

August 27, 2022

As founder and president, Tim introduces the Genital Autonomy Legal Defense and Education Fund, whose mission is to organize and assist legal professionals to become more successful with impact litigation to secure the rights of children, particularly boys in the U.S., to bodily integrity and genital autonomy.