Margaret Datiles, Esq. Joins Culture of Life Foundation as Associate Fellow

Posted: September 17, 2010
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WASHINGTON, DC - September 16, 2010 


Margaret Datiles, Esq. Joins Culture of Life Foundation as Associate Fellow


Jennifer Kimball

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maggie_datiles.jpgCulture of Life Foundation is pleased to name Margaret Datiles, Esq., as Associate Fellow in Law.    


Margaret Datiles, Esq. joins Culture of Life Foundation Senior Fellows Dr. William E. May and Dr. E. Christian Brugger as Associate Fellow in Law.  Maggie is an attorney in the Washington, D.C.-Maryland area.  She holds a B.A. in Philosophy (Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude) and a Certificate in Classical Philosophy from The Catholic University of America.   She earned a Juris Doctorate from Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America in 2007, where she served as a Research Fellow at CUA Law’s Marriage Law Project.


A former Fellow and Staff Counsel for Americans United for Life, Datiles co-authored an amicus curiae brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in the landmark partial birth abortion case, Gonzales v. Planned Parenthood, et al., companion case to Gonzales v. Carhart (2007).  She also advised legislators, policy groups and the media (radio and newspapers) on abortion and bioethics laws and drafted pro-life model legislation. 


Her areas of research and/or publication include legal issues surrounding abortion, abortion funding restrictions, contraception, healthcare rights of conscience, stem cell research, artificial reproductive technology, population decline, physician-assisted suicide, euthanasia, population and same-sex marriage.


She currently publishes articles on legal perspectives of bioethics, marriage and the family as a Columnist for The Knights of Columbus’ Headline Bistro.


Datiles resides with her husband in Maryland.