Our Work

Attorneys for the Rights of the Child has been active in a number of areas. None of our attorneys or support staff currently receives any compensation whatsoever.

Letters

ARC's Adler and Svoboda Write Letter about HIV and Circumcision that NCFM Sends to Gates » Sunday, July 20, 2014
Attorneys for the Rights of the Child's Legal Advisor Peter Adler and Executive Director Steven Svoboda have co-authored a letter sent...
Letter to New York Times Editor: "Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Study Reports," by Nicholas Bakalar » Tuesday, April 8, 2014
On Tuesday, April 8, 2014, Steven Svoboda sent the New York Times a letter to the editor in response to their article, “Circumcision...
Circumcision Is a Religious/Cultural Procedure, Not a Medical Procedure » Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Journal of the American Medical Association JAMA Pediatrics | Comment & Response | March 2014 J. Steven Svoboda, MA...

Presentations

Steven Svoboda and Peter Adler Submit Abstracts for 2014 Boulder Symposium on Genital Autonomy and Children's Rights » 1/20/2014
Attorneys for the Rights of the Child (ARC) Legal Advisor Peter Adler and ARC Executive Director Steven Svoboda have each submitted an...
Welcome to the New Era: Four Fatal Flaws in the German Law Legalizing Male Circumcision » 9/28/2013
Steven Svoboda's presentation at the 2013 Genital Autonomy Conference in Keele, UK, analyzes the 2012 Cologne court case holding that...
Charleston Debate Marks Turning Point in Movement to Recognize Circumcision as a Human Rights Violation » 11/14/2013
The Twentieth Pitts Lectureship in Medical Ethics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, held on...

Media Work

Steven Svoboda Overviews European News, Activism's Successes, and Boulder Symposium on Maria Sanchez Show » 7/13/2014
On July 9, Steven Svoboda appeared on the "Maria Sanchez Show." Maria is a longtime friend of ARC and intactivism; Steven...
Steven Svoboda Overviews History of Circumcision and Intactivism on Maria Sanchez Show » 1/10/2014
  On January 8, 2014, I appeared on the "Maria Sanchez Show." Maria is a longtime friend of ARC and intactivism; we did our...
Steven Svoboda Overviews News Regarding Europe, the AAP, and Brian Morris on Maria Sanchez Show » 3/18/2014
On March 17, 2014, Steven appeared on the "Maria Sanchez Show." Maria is a longtime friend of ARC and intactivism;...
Maria Sanchez Show Appearance by Steven Overviews State of Intactivism, ARC » 9/13/2013
On September 12, 2013, I appeared on the "Maria Sanchez Show." Maria is a longtime friend of ARC and intactivism; we did our...

Videos

Steven Svoboda on Penn & Teller's Bullshit! » 4/25/2005
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A clip of Steven Svoboda's appearance on Penn & Teller's Bullshit!...
Circumcision - Medical Myths » 10/3/2009
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Uploaded by Bonobo3D on Oct 3, 2009 J. Steven Svoboda, founder and executive...
HIV/AIDS - Male Circumcision » 1/23/2010
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Uploaded by Bonobo3D on Jan 23, 2010 J. Steven Svoboda, founder and executive...
Circumcision - Attorneys for the Rights of the Child » 1/24/2010
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Uploaded by Bonobo3D on Jun 24, 2010 Steven Svoboda, founder of Attorneys for...
Circumcision Lawsuits » 7/31/2011
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Uploaded by Bonobo3D on Jun 28, 2010 J. Steven Svoboda, founder of Attorneys...

Conferences

Biannual NOCIRC Symposium » 1/8/2011
Abstract submitted for the biannual NOCIRC Symposium, to be held September 4-6 in Keele, England. "Three-Fourths Were Abnormal...

Projects

AAP Task Force on Circumcision » 1/27/2010
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is set to release its new policy on circumcision later this year. According to a January 19, 2010...
An update on the Boldt v. Boldt Oregon case » 1/24/2008
In Boldt v. Boldt, the Oregon case in which a recently converted Jewish father has been seeking the circumcision of his twelve-year-old son...
Co-founding of PR Network » 1/1/2006
Under Al Fields’ leadership, ARC and NOCIRC worked together to create a PR Network (originally known as the “Fax Network...
State Lawsuits over Misappropriation of Taxpayer Funds » 1/1/2006
We are currently preparing to file qui tam actions in a number of states regarding state expenditure of taxpayer money for medically...