Peter W. Adler
Peter W. Adler is the Legal Advisor for Attorneys for the Rights of the Child. Mr. Adler received a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy from Dartmouth College (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in 1973, a Masters Degree in Philosophy from Cambridge University (Honours) in 1975, and a J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law in 1983, where he was an Editor of the Virginia Law Review. Mr. Adler has written seven law review articles and is a frequent contributor to the ARC newsletter.
Peter W. Adler, The CDC’s Draft Circumcision Guidelines: Medical, Ethical, Legal, and Procedural Concerns, The International Journal of Children's Rights (Spring 2016). Download PDF
J. Steven Svoboda, Peter W. Adler, and Robert Van Howe, Circumcision is Unethical and Unlawful, The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (Summer 2016). Download PDF
Peter W. Adler, A Court Ordered Circumcision over a Boy's and Mother's Objection: Save the Boy and Reunite Him with His Mother (July 2015).
Peter W. Adler, Is Circumcision Legal?, 16 Rich. J.L. & Pub. Int. 439-83 (2013). Also available from the Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest website.
Peter W. Adler, Is it lawful to use Medicaid to pay for circumcision?, 19 J Law Med. 335-53 (2011).
- Peter W. Adler, The Florida Circumcision Case: Still Time to Prevent a Miscarriage of Justice, Op-Ed, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, May 28, 2015
Peter W. Adler, The American Academy of Pediatrics vs. Attorneys for the Rights of the Child, Attorneys for the Rights of the Child Newsletter, Fall/Winter 2013 Vol. 10, Issue 2 (Whole Number 29).
Peter W. Adler, Is Circumcision Quack Medicine?, Attorneys for the Rights of the Child Newsletter, Spring 2013 Vol. 10, Issue 1 (Whole Number 28).
- Peter W. Adler, A Bird's Eye View of the Hearing on the Massachusetts Bill to Outlaw Genital Mutilation, Attorneys for the Rights of the Child Newsletter, Summer 2010 Vol. 8, Issue 2 (Whole Number 23).
- Peter W. Adler, Steven Svoboda, and The National Coalition for Men. Open Letter to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Regarding Circumcision and HIV/AIDS Prevention in Africa (May 13, 2015).