Dr. Mary Summa 

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

marysumma@bac.edu

Click here to go back
B.A., Chestnut Hill College
J.D., Campbell University School of Law
  • Criminal Justice
Publications
• “Plan B: The Indefensible Attack on Our Daughters.” Family North Carolina, Spring 2014. http://
www.ncfamily.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/1405-FNC-Spring14-PlanB-2-copy.pdf
• “The Life Battle: Changing and Building on S353.” Family North Carolina,
Winter 2014.http://www.ncfamily.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/1401-FNC-Winter14-LifeBattle.pdf
• “Evil Science: Deficiencies in the Born Alive Infant Protection Act.” Family North Carolina. Summer 2014
http://www.dev.ncfamily.org/newsite/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/1204-FNC-BAIPADeficiencies.pdf
• “Life and Liberty: Why the Sanctity of Life Ethic is Necessary for Freedom. Family North Carolina. Summer
2013 .http://www.ncfamily.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/FNC_Summer_13_LifeAndLiberty.pdf
• “It Doesn’t Take A Village: The Destructive Effects of the DeFacto Parenting
Doctrine.” Family North Carolina. Spring 2013.
• “Surrogacy: Sold Before Conception.” Family North Carolina. Spring 2013.

Surrogacy – Sold Before Conception


• “Medicine, Minors and Parents: Diminishing Parental Rights in Medicine.”Family North Carolina. Winter 2013.
http://dev.ncfamily.org/newsite/wp-content/uploads/2015/06 FNC_Winter_13_MedicineMinorsandParents.pdf
• “Fetal Pain: Why the Pain of Unborn Children Should Prevent Abortion.” Family
North Carolina. Winter 2013 .http://www.ncfamily.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/FNC_Winter_13_FetalPain.pdf
• “Physician Assisted Suicide: Forsaking the Sick and Elderly.” Family North Carolina. Fall 2012 .http://
www.ncfamily.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/FNC-Winter-2010-Final.pdf at page 13.
• “Hijacking Conscience Clauses: Manipulating the Law to Protect the ‘Right to
Kill’.” Family North Carolina. Summer 2012.
• “Designer Babies: The Slippery Slope of Artificial Reproductive Techniques.”
Family North Carolina. Summer 2012.
• “The Changing Definition of Parenthood: How Adult Whims Have Superseded
Children’s Needs in American Family Law.” Family North Carolina. Spring
2012. http://www.dev.ncfamily.org/newsite/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/changingdefofparenthood.pdf
• “Poisonous Fruit: Abortion’s Dark Beginnings in Eugenics.” Family North
Carolina. Winter 2012.http://www.dev.ncfamily.org/newsite/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/1201-Eugenics.pdf
• “The Myth of Sexual Liberty: How Lawrence v. Texas Threatens Families and
Freedom.” Family North Carolina. Fall 2011.
• “Informed Consent: Equal Treatment for Women in Medicine,” Family North
Carolina, Spring 2011.
• “Parental Rights: The Guardian of Freedom,” Family North Carolina. Spring
2011.
• “The Silent Killer: An Argument Against Euthanasia,” Family North Carolina,
Winter 2010.
• “Do No Harm: The Shifting Standard in Medicine,”Family North Carolina.
Summer 2010.
• “Slip-Sliding Down the Path of Euthanasia,” Family North Carolina. Spring
2010.
• “Babies for Sale – Buying and Selling Human Life in Surrogacy Agreements.”
Family North Carolina. Fall 2009.

 

Honors and Awards

  • 2016 NCLawyers Weekly/Mecklenburg Times 50 Most Influential Women, Nominee !
  • 1996 Charlotte World, Salt and Light Award !
  • 1992 Room at the Inn, Monsignor William Welhein Award for Life !
  • 1992 Eagle Forum, National Full-time Homemaker of the Year