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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 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 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 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 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
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 ?
The Association of College Unions International hosts a poetry slam each year. The final rounds of this year’s College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational was held March 25–28, 2015 at Virginia Commonwealth University. The final round featured this brilliant performance by … Continue reading ?
CALL FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS: “Creating Excellence in Learning and Teaching for Today’s Law Students” October 2-3, 2015, Phoenix, AZ Arizona Summit Law School (ASLS) will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a conference for legal educators, law students, … Continue reading ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?