Rachel Rebouché

Temple University Beasley School of Law

Rachel Rebouché is a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Public Health Law Research and teaches Family Law, Health Care Law, and Comparative Family Law at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. She is an author for the sixth edition of the casebook, Family Law, with Professors Leslie Harris and June Carbone. She is the co-author of Governance Feminism: An Introduction and an editor of Governance Feminism: Notes from the Field, with Professors Janet Halley, Prabha Kotiswaran, and Hila Shamir.  She is currently completing a book on reproductive justice under contract with NYU Press and editing a collection of rewritten family law opinions for Cambridge University Press. Professor Rebouché also serves as a co-investigator for project on adolescent reproductive health housed at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.  Her recent research includes articles on prenatal genetic testing and genetic counseling, abortion law reform, collaborative divorce, and international reproductive rights.

Professor Rebouché received a J.D. from Harvard Law School, LL.M. from Queen’s University, Belfast, and B.A. from Trinity University. Prior to law school, she worked as a researcher for the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and the Human Rights Centre at Queen’s University, Belfast.  Following law school, Professor Rebouché clerked for Justice Kate O’Regan on the Constitutional Court of South Africa. Before joining the academy, she was an associate director of adolescent health programs at the National Partnership for Women & Families (formerly, the Women’s Legal Defense Fund) and a Women’s Law and Public Policy Fellow at the National Women’s Law Center.