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, 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, The CDC’s Draft Circumcision Guidelines: Medical, Ethical, Legal, and Procedural Concerns (2015) (submitted for publication).
J. Steven Svoboda, Peter W. Adler, and Robert Van Howe, Circumcision is Unethical and Unlawful, The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (accepted for publication).
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).