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The Next Frontier in Marriage Equality: Religious Exemptions for Magistrates, Justices of the Peace etc Who Don’t Want to Issue Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

The Next Frontier in Marriage Equality: Religious Exemptions for Magistrates, Justices of the Peace etc Who Don’t Want to Issue Licenses to Same-Sex Couples In recent months litigation in federal courts has resulted in the lifting of a ban on same-sex couples access to civil marriage in 33 states. Show More Summary

Balkinization Roundtable on Clare Huntington’s “Failure to Flourish: How Family Law Undermines Family Relationships””

Balkinization Roundtable on Clare Huntington’s “Failure to Flourish: How Family Law Undermines Family Relationships”” There’s been a symposium over at Balkinization about Clare Huntington’s book, Failure to Flourish: How Family Law Undermines Family Relationships.  A round-up of all the posts is here. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors

Where are the Women? Vanderbilt En Banc Roundtable Edition

Where are the Women? Vanderbilt En Banc Roundtable Edition You can’t make this stuff up. From the Vanderbilt Law Review’s website, Roundtable: Comptroller v. Wynne Our current Roundtable considers Maryland State Comptroller of the Treasury v. Wynne, to be argued before the Supreme Court on November 12, 2014. In … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

In Memory of Jo Ann Harris, 1933-2014

In Memory of Jo Ann Harris, 1933-2014 Jo Ann Harris, the first woman to head the DOJ’s criminal division, died yesterday of lung cancer.  Ms. Harris was a visiting scholar at Pace Law School and the architect of our school’s Federal Judicial Honors Program.  Ms. Harris also … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Research Grants at the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture at Duke University

Research Grants at the Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture at Duke University From the FLP mailbox: The Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture, part of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library...Show More Summary

“Even Walmart stocks French Maid costumes for dogs.”

“Even Walmart stocks French Maid costumes for dogs.” This may make you hate life for a few minutes. It chronicles the popularity of “sexy” Halloween costumes for … dogs. Walmart has apparently sold out of this costume: Feminist Law Professors

Why Is Kim Kardashian At A Tech Conference? “Because she is co-creator of one of the most popular apps of 2014. Because she is poised to make $200 million in cold hard cash from a mobile app this year. Because at $700K a day in earnings just from the app,

Why Is Kim Kardashian At A Tech Conference? “Because she is co-creator of one of the most popular apps of 2014. Because she is poised to make $200 million in cold hard cash from a mobile app this year. Because at $700K a day in earnings...Show More Summary

A Swedish Perspective on Surrogacy and Commerce in Women’s Bodies

A Swedish Perspective on Surrogacy and Commerce in Women’s Bodies The Swedish Women’s Lobby makes its views on surrogacy known in Surrogacy: A Global Trade in Women’s Bodies, over at mercatonet.com.  Here is an excerpt: The Swedish Women’s Lobby strongly opposes surrogate motherhood. Our position is that surrogacy is a … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Nursing Mothers on the Academic Job Market

Nursing Mothers on the Academic Job Market The October 22, 2014 edition of the Chronicle ran an “Advice” column, Breastfeeding on the Job Market, by a pseudonymous professor in the humanities.  The professor describes her experiences as a job candidate and bringing her nursing infant with her … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

60+ Law Professors Submit Comments On ACA Contraception Accommodation

60+ Law Professors Submit Comments On ACA Contraception Accommodation Reposted from The Public Rights / Private Conscience Project Blog Back in August the Obama Administration responded to the Supreme Court’s opinion inHobby Lobby and its order in Wheaton College by issuing two new sets of regulations to govern the … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Carol Rosetti’s “Women” Series

Carol Rosetti’s “Women” Series Brazilian visual artist Carol Rosetti talks about O Projeto Mulheres/The Women Project at her website here.  Here‘s an excerpt: The Women Project began in a very spontaneous and unpretentious way. My initial goal was just to practice my technique with … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Martha Nussbaum on Aging and Self-Loathing

Martha Nussbaum on Aging and Self-Loathing Martha Nussbaum writes here in the New Republic, “It’s Time to Take Back Our Aging, Smelly Bodies: Why it’s Important to Resist Shame and Disgust.”  Here is an excerpt: In the 1970s, we women used to talk about loving our own bodies. Inspired … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Margo Kaplan, “Taking Pedophilia Seriously,” Washington & Lee L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015).

Margo Kaplan, “Taking Pedophilia Seriously,” Washington & Lee L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015). Margo Kaplan recently published this Op-Ed in the NYT entitled “Pedophilia: A Disorder, Not a Crime”, in which she asserts: A pedophile should be held responsible for his conduct — but not for the underlying attraction. Arguing for the rights … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

“THE END OF KINDNESS: WEEV AND THE CULT OF THE ANGRY YOUNG MAN” by Greg Sandoval

“THE END OF KINDNESS: WEEV AND THE CULT OF THE ANGRY YOUNG MAN” by Greg Sandoval This essay, published at The Verge, tells the troubling story of the harassment of Kathy Sierra, the incident that drove her away from particiapting in the tech Internet for years, and how the man who perpetrated this incident is being … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

A Feminist Reflects on Yom Kippur

A Feminist Reflects on Yom Kippur From author Elana Maryles Sztokman over at The Jewish Week: Yom Kippur asks us to forgive, but this a challenge for me because I think forgiving can be much harder than asking for forgiveness — especially if we are expected … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

UMKC Seeks to Hire Two Faculty Members

UMKC Seeks to Hire Two Faculty Members From the FLP mailbox: The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law anticipates hiring two entry level or early career tenured or tenure-track faculty members with a strong commitment to educating lawyers for the twenty-first century, a lifetime of scholarship, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Soccer Stars Sue FIFA

Soccer Stars Sue FIFA A group that includes some of the world’s best female soccer players has sued FIFA alleging gender discrimination on account of FIFA’s stated plans to have the Women’s World Cup played on turf instead of grass fields.  The NYT has … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Justice Ginsburg Intervew with Professor Marina Angel

Justice Ginsburg Intervew with Professor Marina Angel Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently spoke with Professor Marina Angel (Temple).  You can watch the full 50+-minute interview here. -Bridget Crawford   Feminist Law Professors

Men, Do You Consider Yourself a Feminist? An Infographic

Men, Do You Consider Yourself a Feminist? An Infographic Source: Here, at Maclean’s. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors

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