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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
CFP: Kent Summer School in Critical Theory …in Paris! From the FLP mailbox, this announcement: We are excited to announce the new Kent Summer School in Critical Theory, which will run for the first time in Paris next July. Our website has just gone live, and we … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
Cost of Child Care is a Feminist Issue Writing for the Berkeley alumni magazine, author Tamara Straus asks, “What Stalled the Gender Revolution? Child Care That Costs More Than College Tuition.” Here is an excerpt: Vox reported in August that child care costs are growing at nearly twice … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
Baldy Fellowships in Interdisciplinary Legal Studies 2015-16 From the FLP mailbox, this notice of fellowships at the Baldy Center at SUNY Buffalo. The deadline is February 2, 2015. Baldy Fellowships in Interdisciplinary Legal Studies 2015-16 The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy at the State University … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
Where are the Women? Illinois College of Law “Significant Lectures” Edition The University of Illinois College of Law posts its Annual Report here, listing many good things happening at that school. The online materials include a two-page...Show More Summary
Who Can Consent to Use of Dead Teenager’s Frozen Sperm? I have so many basic factual questions about this story concerning the frozen sperm of an Auckland, New Zealand teenager: Promising young film-maker Cameron Duncan banked sperm at age 15 before starting chemotherapy in 2002 for bone cancer in his … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
Anti-Woman Suffrage Cartoons Over at MessyNessyChic, a post (here) features some vintage anti-woman suffrage posters. Here’s one, at left. View the full collection here. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors
Peggy Venetis Named EVP and Director of Legal Momentum Penny M. Venetis (Rutgers) has been named as Executive Vice President and Legal Director of Legal Momentum, effective January, 2015. Here is an excerpt from the organization’s press release: Professor Venetis will lead Legal Momentum’s litigation, policy and other advocacy … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
Gender Bias in Student Evaluations of Professors: Yeah, We Knew That From Inside Higher Ed, this report about a new study involving gender bias in student evaluations of their professors: College students’ assessments of their instructors’...Show More Summary
Citation Rates For Male and Female Law Profs in Legal Scholarship: Different From What We Thought? Highlighted in the National Law Journal: Christopher Anthony Cotropia, University of Richmond School of Law, and Lee Petherbridge, Loyola Law School (Los Angeles), have published Gender Disparity in Law Review Citation Rates. Here is the abstract. Show More Summary
Int’l J. of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Issue on “Transnational Reproductive Travel” The International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics has a new issue devoted to “Transnational Reproductive Travel”. Here is the TOC...Show More Summary