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Why Put an Orange on the Seder Plate?

Why Put an Orange on the Seder Plate? Via Anita Silvert at JUF News: It started with Dr. Susannah Heschel. The story you may have heard goes something like this: After a lecture given in Miami Beach, a man (usually Orthodox) stood up and angrily denounced feminism, saying … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Touro Dean Search

Touro Dean Search The announcement is here. Feminist Law Professors

Free ABA Telecast – “The Tax Code and Income Inequality: Limitations and Political Opportunities”

Free ABA Telecast – “The Tax Code and Income Inequality: Limitations and Political Opportunities” The ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice is hosting this free teleconference, co-sponsored with the ABA Section on Taxation. Feminist Law Prof Francine Lipman (UNLV) is one of the featured speakers. Show More Summary

Mansplaining Event at PayPal

Mansplaining Event at PayPal via Francine Lipman (@Narfnampil) Feminist Law Professors

CFP: Women’s Learning Partnership Case Studies — PAID

CFP: Women’s Learning Partnership Case Studies — PAID From the FLP mailbox: Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) has undertaken a three-year research/advocacy project leading to a global campaign on reform of discriminatory laws against women in the family. The project will focus on the relationship between articles of the … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference: September 23-24, 2016

Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference: September 23-24, 2016 SAVE THE DATE: Central States Law Schools Scholarship Conference The Central States Law Schools Association 2016 Scholarship Conference will be held on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24 at the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, ND. Show More Summary

Two of Four Dean Search Finalists Announced at CUNY Law

Two of Four Dean Search Finalists Announced at CUNY Law CUNY Law School has announced two of the four finalists in its dean search.  One of the finalists is Feminist Law Prof Lolita Buckner Inniss.  The other is the Honorable Fern Fisher.  (The two others have not yet been announced.) … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: Class Crits – The New Corporatocracy and Election 2016

CFP: Class Crits – The New Corporatocracy and Election 2016 From the FLP mailbox: ClassCrits IX The New Corporatocracy and Election 2016 Sponsored by Loyola University Chicago School of Law and The Loyola University Chicago Business Law Center Chicago IL October 21-22, 2016 Call For Papers and Participation We … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Signatories Sought for Faculty Against Rape’s Response to the AAUP Draft Report on Title IX

Signatories Sought for Faculty Against Rape’s Response to the AAUP Draft Report on Title IX Kathryn Pogin has drafted a response to the AAUP’s report on Title IX to be submitted on behalf of Faculty Against Rape.  The group is seeking additional signatories to its letter, here, excerpted below.  You can add your signature here.  … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

The Geography of Campus Rape and the Vulnerability of First-Year College Students

The Geography of Campus Rape and the Vulnerability of First-Year College Students Over at The Conversation, Andrea Curcio (Georgia State) writes about What Schools Don’t Tell You About Campus Sexual Assault. Here is an excerpt: Throughout the summer before my daughter left for college, I repeatedly warned her: never put a glass … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Craig on the Failure To Interpret and Apply Canada’s Rape Shield Provision Properly

Craig on the Failure To Interpret and Apply Canada’s Rape Shield Provision Properly Elaine Craig, Dalhousie University School of Law, is publishing Section 276 Misconstrued: The Failure to Properly Interpret and Apply Canada’s Rape Shield Provisions in the Canadian Bar Review. Show More Summary

Gap Between Ideas of Susan Sontag and Adrienne Rich

Gap Between Ideas of Susan Sontag and Adrienne Rich Interesting essay by journalist Michelle Dean in the New Republic, here. An excerpt: I learned as I suspected that the gap between Rich and Sontag was not so very wide as it looked. In Sontag’s archive at the University of … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Because We Want to Think Gamete Providers are Being Generous, Not Making Money

Because We Want to Think Gamete Providers are Being Generous, Not Making Money Over at Role Reboot, there is a sweet essay by writer Allison Barrett Carter, “To the Donor Who Made Me an Aunt.” The essay is written in the form of a letter to the man who provided the sperm necessary … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: October 2016 Akron Constitutional Law Center Conference Featuring Feminist Legal Scholarship

CFP: October 2016 Akron Constitutional Law Center Conference Featuring Feminist Legal Scholarship Bumping to the front in anticipation of April 15 deadline.  The conference organizers invite paper presentations on a variety of topics related to gender and the law, feminist legal theory and equality issues. Show More Summary

A Professor’s Decision to Write About His Rape

A Professor’s Decision to Write About His Rape R.M. Douglas (Colgate, History) writes in today’s Chronicle of Higher Education (here) about his forthcoming book, On Being Raped. Professor Douglas is a rape survivor. He writes about how his decision to go public with his story may  impact his … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Law Student Scholarship: M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship

Law Student Scholarship: M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship From the FLP mailbox: The M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship Fund was named in memory of the late M. Katherine Baird Darmer, an activist, law professor, and champion of change for the LGBT community in Orange County and beyond. … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Egg Freezing in Three Easy Steps?

Egg Freezing in Three Easy Steps? The folks at motherboard.com report here on a London pop-up shop called “Timeless.” It looks like a beauty-product store but is designed to inspire conversations about female fertility and egg freezing. Here’s how the article describes the shop: The Timeless … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Studies in Law, Politics, and Society: Special Feminist Legal Theory Issue

Studies in Law, Politics, and Society: Special Feminist Legal Theory Issue A new issue of the interdisciplinary journal Studies in Law, Politics, & Society is devoted to feminist legal theory. Here’s an excerpt from the Intro: Half a century after the beginning of the second wave, feminist legal theorists are still … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

MacLean, Verrelli, and Chambers on the Battered Woman Defense and the Canadian Supreme Court’s Ruling in R. v. Ryan

MacLean, Verrelli, and Chambers on the Battered Woman Defense and the Canadian Supreme Court’s Ruling in R. v. Ryan Jason MacLean, Lakehead University Faculty of Law, Nadia Verrelli, Laurentian University, and Lori Chambers, Lakehead...Show More Summary

Robson on “The Legacy of Antonin Scalia: Don’t Mourn, Organize”

Robson on “The Legacy of Antonin Scalia: Don’t Mourn, Organize” Feminist Law Prof Ruthann Robson (CUNY) has published “The Legacy of Antonin Scalia: Don’t Mourn, Organize” over at the Women’s Review of Books.  Here is an excerpt: With the unanticipated death of Justice Antonin Scalia on February 13, the United … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

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