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Feminist Legal Studies Seminar, June 2016

Feminist Legal Studies Seminar, June 2016 From the introduction to the most recent issue of Feminist Legal Studies, here: FLS will host an international and interdisciplinary seminar in London, UK, on 30 June and 1 July 2016 to consider the relationship between feminism, legality and knowledge. … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: “New Directions in Poverty Law”

CFP: “New Directions in Poverty Law” AALS Section on Poverty Law Call for Papers for 2016 AALS Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Poverty Law is seeking abstracts or drafts of papers to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting in New York, NY.  This year’s … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

“Short Takes” by Signs

“Short Takes” by Signs The feminist journal Signs has added an on-line feature called Short Takes.  Here’s the description: Short Takes: Provocations on Public Feminism is a new open-access, online-first feature of Signs that examines books that have shaped popular conversations about feminist issues. This new section will … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

NY Gay Couple Not Married Couldn’t Have Been Divorced…Duh

NY Gay Couple Not Married Couldn’t Have Been Divorced…Duh A very strange case got some attention in the New York Law Journal this week.  New York County Surrogate Nora S. Anderson has (sensibly) ruled in the Matter of Leyton, 2013-4842/A/B, NYLJ 1202730202742, at 1 (Surr., NY, Decided June 16, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Report on AALS Midyear Meeting Workshop on “Next Generation Issues of Sex, Gender, and the Law”

Report on AALS Midyear Meeting Workshop on “Next Generation Issues of Sex, Gender, and the Law” The AALS’s 2015 Midyear Meeting Workshop on “Next Generation Issues of Sex, Gender, and the Law” concluded Friday in Orlando.  It was one of the best substantive programs I have attended in many years.  The quality of the speakers was … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

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Cohen and Connon, “Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism”

Cohen and Connon, “Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism” David S. Cohen (Drexel) and Krysten Connon (J.D. 2012, Drexel University School of Law) have published Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories...Show More Summary

The Gendered Nature of Canada’s Witchcraft Law

The Gendered Nature of Canada’s Witchcraft Law Here’s an interesting piece on Canadian witchcraft law. Natasha Bakht, University of Ottawa, Common Law Section, and Jordan Palmer, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, have published Modern Law, Modern Hammers: Canada’s Witchcraft Provision as an Image of Persecution at … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Hollywood and Female Directors

Hollywood and Female Directors From the Hollywood Reporter’s Jonathan Handel, a discussion of the ACLU’s call for an investigation of Hollywood’s “failure to hire” women directors and an analysis of how difficult such cases are to win. Feminist Law Professors

The Influence of the Internet, Social Norms, and Law On Girls and Young Women

The Influence of the Internet, Social Norms, and Law On Girls and Young Women Jane Bailey, University of Ottawa, Common Law Section, is publishing A Perfect Storm: How the Online Environment, Social Norms and Law Shape Girls’ Lives in eGirls eCitizens (Jane Bailey and Valerie Steeves, eds; Ottawa, University of Ottawa Press, 2015). Show More Summary

Bill Would Bar US Entry For Some Foreign Pregnant Women

Bill Would Bar US Entry For Some Foreign Pregnant Women That’s the title of this article from Law 360. Meanwhile, foreign men are free to come here and impregnate as many women as they like, obtaining exactly the same benefit supposedly attributable to US citizen offspring: i.e., in 21 years, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Federal Recognition Of Same-Sex Marriage

Federal Recognition Of Same-Sex Marriage Mae Kuykendall, Michigan State University College of Law, has published Marriage Goals and Government Interests: Handling Complexity, Apportioning Expertise, Using Federalism. Here is the abstract. Show More Summary

Harvard Law School Studies Its Grads: 1975 To Date

Harvard Law School Studies Its Grads: 1975 To Date Bloomberg BNA is highlighting a new Harvard Law School study of its grads over the past 40 years. Findings? That: On the one hand, the number of women entering the profession has increased dramatically in recent decades, and women lawyers … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair

CFP: Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair Lavender Law® 2015 Chicago, IL August 5-7, 2015 Invitation and Call for Papers Entry-Level Market Forum for Junior Scholars Dear Friends and Colleagues, This year the Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair will be held August 5-7, 2015 at the … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Frozen Embryos and the Canadian Legal Regime

Frozen Embryos and the Canadian Legal Regime Stefanie Carsley, McGill University Faculty of Law, has published Rethinking Canadian Legal Responses to Frozen Embryo Disputes at 29 Canadian Journal of Family Law 55 (2014). Here is the abstract. This article examines and critiques Canadian legal responses to disputes … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

The Debate Over Provocative Dress

The Debate Over Provocative Dress Jessica Wolfendale, West Virginia University, Philosophy Department, is publishing Provocative Dress and Sexual Responsibility in the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law. Here is the abstract. Numerous studies have found that many people believe that a provocatively dressed woman … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: Female Perspectives in Commercial and Consumer Law

CFP: Female Perspectives in Commercial and Consumer Law AALS Section on Commercial and Related Consumer Law AALS Section on Women in Legal Education  Call For Papers  Female Perspectives in Commercial and Consumer Law The AALS Section on Commercial and Related Consumer Law is pleased to announce a Call … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Equality and Non-Discrimination under International Law

Equality and Non-Discrimination under International Law For those who might be interested, here is a link to the introductory chapter in a volume of collected works on the subject published this year by Ashgate, part of a five-volume series on International Human Rights: Equality and Non-Discrimination under International … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

On Consent: The Tea Analogy

On Consent: The Tea Analogy From Rockstar Dinosaur Pirate Princess (here), this lesson on consent: You say “hey, would you like a cup of tea?” and they go “omg fuck yes, I would fucking LOVE a cup of tea! Thank you!” then you know they … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Corbin on “Intentional Discrimination in Establishment Clause Jurisprudence”

Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has posted to SSRN her paper, Intentional Discrimination in Establishment Clause Jurisprudence, forthcoming in the Alabama Law Review.  Here is the abstract: In Town of Greece v. Galloway, the Supreme Court upheld a legislative prayer practice … Continue reading ?

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