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Bee Quotes Professor Ikemoto About Effects of State COVID-19 Restrictions

News Posted on July 12, 2021

The Sacramento Bee’s Dale Kasler spoke to Professor Lisa Ikemoto for an Independence Day-themed story, published July 4, on the meaning and limits of individual freedoms during the pandemic. The story contrasted last year’s muted Fourth of July celebration with this year’s more vibrant celebrations and examined the pushback Gov. Gavin Newsom received when Californians were living under COVID-19-related restrictions. Read the story.

Lisa Ikemoto, Martin Luther King Jr. Professor of Law at UC Davis School of Law, has written extensively on genetic and reproductive technology, the regulation of fertility and pregnancy, and race and gender disparities in health care. Her current work examines emerging issues in regenerative medicine, including stem cell research, and the human tissues market.