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Judge Defends Abortion, Sterilization Order For Mentally Ill Woman
Christina MeeksRetired Massachusetts judge Christina Harms is defending her decision to order a mentally ill woman to have an abortion and be sterilized against her wishes. Harms is also criticizingBoston University for withdrawing a job offer after her ruling sparked controversy and was overturned by the state Appeals Court. BU says Harms was not the appropriate candidate for a job that required interaction with students, alumni and the judiciary.

Guest:
  Christina Harms, former Norfolk probate judge

Links:
  An Open Letter to the Judges of the Probate and Family Court (2/20/12, SCRIBD)
  LETTER: Ex-Judge Harms' attorney urges BU to reconsider decision to rescind job offer (1/30/12, SCRIBD)

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