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Peggy Venetis Named EVP and Director of Legal Momentum

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

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?

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”

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

Fischer and McAuliffe, “Irish Feminisms, Past Present and Future”

Fischer and McAuliffe, “Irish Feminisms, Past Present and Future” From the FLP mailbox, this announcement of a new book edited by Clara Fischer (Newton International Fellow, London School of Economics) and Mary McAuliffe (UniversityShow More Summary

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

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