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Secular Governments, Religious Courts, and Women’s Rights in Canada, the UK, and the US

Marie Ashe, Suffolk University Law School, and Anissa Helie, John Jay College of Criminal Jsutice, have published Realities of Religio-Legalism: Religious Courts and Women’s Rights in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States at 20 U. Cal.-Davis J. International … Continue reading ?

Vanderbilt Center for Teaching Guide to Feminist Pedagogy

The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching has published a new guide on feminist pedagogy, written collaboratively by a faculty member and seven graduate students.  Here is an excerpt from the introduction: Feminist pedagogy is not a toolbox, a collection of strategies, … Continue reading ?

Equal Protection and Parental Leave

Keith Cunningham-Parmeter, Willamette University College of Law, is publishing (Un)Equal Protection: Why Gender Equality Depends on Discrimination in volume 109 of the Northwestern University Law Review (2015). Here is the abstract. Most accounts of the Supreme Court’s equal protection jurisprudence … Continue reading ?

Goodmark on “Militarized Masculinity and Police Officers Who Commit Intimate Partner Abuse”

Leigh Goodmark (Maryland) has posted to SSRN her paper Hands Up at Home: Militarized Masculinity and Police Officers Who Commit Intimate Partner Abuse. Here is the abstract: The deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and the almost daily news … Continue reading ?

Corbin on “Exploiting Mixed Speech”

Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has posted to SSRN her essay, Exploiting Mixed Speech, 103 Cal. L. Rev. Circuit (forthcoming 2015).  Here is the abstract: The Supreme Court has been taking advantage of mixed speech – that is, speech that is … Continue reading ?

The Battered Woman Syndrome In Canadian Criminal Law

Elizabeth A. Sheehy, University of Ottawa, Common Law Section, has published Defending Battered Women on Trial, at Defending Battered Women on Trial: Lessons From the Transcripts 1 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2014). Here is the abstract. In the landmark Lavallee decision … Continue reading ?

Thirty Law Profs Sign On To Letter Analyzing Proposed Indiana Religious Liberty Law

Upon the request of a member of the Indiana legislature, a letter signed by 30 law professors, many from Indiana University, was released today analyzing the proposed “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” bills pending before the Indiana legislature.  The letter provided careful … Continue reading ?

How Much is Male Virginity Worth?

More than $1,278, apparently.  According to the (UK) Mirror (here), a 24-year old Romanian man is offering to “sell” his virginity and has turned down an offer of 1,125 euros (approximately $1,278). Sound familiar? A Russian man received $2,600 in … Continue reading ?

On Feminist Burnout in Cyberspace

Michelle Goldberg, a contributing writer at the Nation, wrote in the Washington Post that, “Feminist Writers are so Besieged by Online Abuse that Some Have Begun to Retire.” Here is an excerpt: This is a strange, contradictory moment for feminism. … Continue reading ?

Where are the Women? Stetson Law Review “Inequality” Symposium Edition

On March 6, 2015, the Stetson Law Review is holding a symposium on Inequality, Opportunity, and the Law of the Workplace.  Here are the 12 scheduled speakers: Keynote Speaker: Wilma Liebman Adjunct Professor of Law at NYU Former NLRB Chair … Continue reading ?

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Announces 15th Annual Women In Law Conference

Thomas Jefferson School of Law announces registration is open for its 15th annual Women and the Law Conference. The Conference will be held March 27, 2015. Well-known defense attorney Leslie Abramson will deliver the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture this year. … Continue reading ?

Report of “Best Practices” Panel on Changes LSAC Must Make

Feminist Law Prof Ruth Colker (Ohio State) is part of the 5-person expert panel nominated pursuant to the consent decree settling the federal ADA action against the Law School Admission Council.  (For more info on that case, see here.)  The … Continue reading ?

Aloni on the Partisan Politics of Marriage

Erez Aloni (Whittier) has published an op-ed in the U.S. edition of the Guardian. His piece is Republicans Want ‘Stronger’ Marriages but are Fighting Equality Within Them.  Here is an excerpt: Even as social conservatives pontificate on preserving the sanctity … Continue reading ?

ABA Journal Coverage of “Feminist Judgments” Project

The February 2015 print edition of the ABA Journal gives a nice shout-out to the forthcoming Feminist Judgments book in an article by Leslie A. Gordon, New Project Rewrites SCOTUS Opinions from a Feminist Perspective.  Here is an excerpt: More … Continue reading ?

CFP: National Women’s Studies Association’s Lesbian Caucus, November 12-15, 2015

From the Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association: The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on “The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s,” to be held at the annual conference in … Continue reading ?

On Libertarian Feminism

Over at, author Elizabeth Nolan Brown writes about “Carceral Feminism and the Libertarian Alternative.” Here is an excerpt: [A]s ideologies and movements, libertarianism and feminism have a lot to offer one another. Not every libertarian matter is necessarily a … Continue reading ?

“Bitch in Business”

From a group of students at Columbia Business School, this parody video riffing on Meghan Trainor’s “All About that Bass”: It includes a shout-out to women in law schools and med schools, too.  Very funny. -Bridget Crawford

National Association of Women Lawyers 2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition Now Open

  National Association of Women Lawyers® 2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition   The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)® is a national voluntary legal professional organization whose mission is the advancement of women in the legal profession … Continue reading ?

Sabbatical Visitorship: Columbia Law School Center for Gender & Sexuality Law

The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School invites applications for a sabbatical visitor for the 2015-2016 academic year to undertake research, writing and collaboration with Center faculty and students in ways that span traditional academic disciplines. … Continue reading ?

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