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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 ?
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 ?
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 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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
Over at libertarianism.org, 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 ?
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 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 ?
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 ?
The year 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). That milestone presented an opportunity to critically reflect on current gender-violence policy, and to build on shared critiques to flesh out an alternative agenda. In … Continue reading ?
Courtney Joslin (UC Davis) has posted to SSRN her article, Leaving No (Nonmarital) Child Behind, 48 Fam. L. Q. 495 (2014). Here is the abstract: Almost ten years, in 2005, I wrote a piece for the Family Law Quarterly describing … Continue reading ?
Jamie R. Abrams (Louisville) has posted to SSRN her article, The Illusion of Autonomy in Women’s Medical Decision-Making, 42 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 1 (2015). Here is the abstract: This article considers why there is not more conflict between … Continue reading ?
Haverford College VAP in Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program From the FLP mailbox: Haverford College invites applications for a three-year visiting Assistant Professor (with possibility of renewal) in its Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program. The position is open to scholars at all pre-tenure levels with training in the … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
Heen, “Nondiscrimination in Insurance: The Next Chapter” Mary Heen (Richmond) has posted to SSRN her article, Nondiscrimination in Insurance: The Next Chapter, 49 Georgia L. Rev. 1 (2014). Here is the abstract: For nearly 150 years, American insurance companies have engaged in race and gender pricing practices … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
Student Opportunity: Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights From the FLP mailbox, this notice of a student writing competition: Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) in collaborationShow More Summary
Drummond and Cohen: Enforcement and Prosecutorial Restraint in the Transnational Trade in Human Eggs Susan G. Drummond (Osgoode Yall) and Sara R. Cohen (D2 Law LLP) have published Eloquent (In)action: Enforcement and Prosecutorial Restraint in the Transnational Trade in Human Eggs As Deep Ambivalence about the Law, 26 Can. Show More Summary
In Memoriam Pamela Bridgewater, 1969-2014 Feminist Law Prof Pamela Bridgewater has died after a long illness. Al Brophy has some details here, and there is a lovely remembrance here. May her memory be a blessing. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors