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CFP: Applied Feminism and Intersectionality

CFP: Applied Feminism and Intersectionality From colleagues at the University of Baltimore: CALL FOR PAPERS APPLIED FEMINISM AND INTERSECTIONALITY: EXAMINING LAW THROUGH THE LENS OF MULTIPLE IDENTITIES The Center on Applied Feminism at the University of Baltimore School of Law seeks paper proposals for the … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Swan on Title IX, the Criminal Law, and the Campus Sexual Assault Debate

Swan on Title IX, the Criminal Law, and the Campus Sexual Assault Debate Sarah Lynnda Swan, Columbia University Law School, is publishing Between Title IX and the Criminal Law: Bringing Tort Law to the Campus Sexual Assault Debate in volume 64 of the the Kansas Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. In … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

“Cocks Not Glocks” Protest at University of Texas

“Cocks Not Glocks” Protest at University of Texas Jon Herskovitz writes for Yahoo, “Texas Students Use Sex Toys to Protest New Gun Laws On Campus“: To protest a new state law that makes the carrying of concealed handguns legal in college classrooms, students at the University of Texas … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

California’s Tampon Tax May Soon End

California’s Tampon Tax May Soon End From the Huffington Post (here): The same bill unanimously passed in the Assembly in early June. It now heads back to the Assembly for final approval, and then to Gov. Jerry Brown (D), whose office declined to say if he … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at Law & Society 2017

CFP: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at Law & Society 2017 Call for Papers – Friday September 16th Deadline The Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network Seeks submissions for the Law and Society Association...Show More Summary

White Paper: Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence

White Paper: Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence Please see the “first edition” of a White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence at the link below, including the first 90 signatures from law professors across the country.  We will continue to accept signatures from law … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Signatories sought for White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence Standard

Signatories sought for White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence Standard A group of law faculty have written a joint White Paper in support of the U.S. Department of Education’s April 2011 Dear Colleague Letter regarding complying with Title IX in cases of sexual harassment and violence.  We are inviting all … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: “Intersectional Inquiries and Collaborative Action: Gender and Race,” Notre Dame, Mar 2-4, 2017

CFP: “Intersectional Inquiries and Collaborative Action: Gender and Race,” Notre Dame, Mar 2-4, 2017 From the FLP mailbox: Intersectional Inquiries and Collaborative Action: Gender and Race University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, Indiana...Show More Summary

Alison Piepmeier, “Thank You for My Beautiful Life”

Alison Piepmeier, “Thank You for My Beautiful Life” Alison Piepmeier, currently receiving hospice care for brain cancer, has written a beautiful column for the Charleston City Paper.  Here is an excerpt: What does it mean when the rest of your life may be measured in weeks? My brain … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

When Applying for College Yields Feminine Hygiene Product Samples

When Applying for College Yields Feminine Hygiene Product Samples In the annals of weird product placement, consider this story out of the UK about the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service sending female college applicants samples of tampons and sanitary napkins “so you can stay your fresh and confident self … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Interview with Zoe Salzman, New York Attorney Challenging the “Tampon Tax”

Interview with Zoe Salzman, New York Attorney Challenging the “Tampon Tax” Bridget J. Crawford recently spoke with Zoe Salzman, Esq. of Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP in New York.  Ms. Salzman is representing the plaintiff in a class action that challenges the New York “tampon tax,” the state sales tax … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Interview with Dana Brooks Cooper, Florida Attorney Challenging the “Tampon Tax”

Interview with Dana Brooks Cooper, Florida Attorney Challenging the “Tampon Tax” Bridget J. Crawford recently spoke with Dana Brooks Cooper, Esq. of Barret, Fasig & Brooks in Tallahassee, Florida.  Ms. Brooks is representing the plaintiff in a class action that challenges the Florida “tampon tax,” the state sales tax imposed on … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Making Women’s Periods Commercial-Chic (Who Benefits?)

Making Women’s Periods Commercial-Chic (Who Benefits?) Is there nothing that escapes commercialization?  A U.K. company called Pink Parcel is hawking “Period Subscription Boxes” to deliver to your home each month tampons, pads, tea,Show More Summary

NYS Repeals Tampon Tax

NYS Repeals Tampon Tax In May, the New York State legislature passed a bill eliminating the sales tax on feminine hygiene products. As expected, that bill was signed into law yesterday by Governor Andrew Cuomo. In the press release (here) issued by the Governor’s … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Free Tampons in the 212: NYC Passes New Law

Free Tampons in the 212: NYC Passes New Law Last month the New York City Council passed laws requiring the City to provide free menstrual hygiene products in schools, homeless shelters and jails.  Here’s an excerpt from the press release: Feminine hygiene products are essential for the health and … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Syracuse L Rev CFP: “Constitutionality of Laws Surrounding Reproductive Health”

Syracuse L Rev CFP: “Constitutionality of Laws Surrounding Reproductive Health” From the FLP mailbox: Call for Papers: Analysis and Comment on Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt and the Constitutionality of Laws Surrounding Reproductive...Show More Summary

“A Papa Murphy’s take-and-bake pizza is not essential in the same way as feminine hygiene products are to menstruating women”

“A Papa Murphy’s take-and-bake pizza is not essential in the same way as feminine hygiene products are to menstruating women” This week the Appellate Court of Illinois, Fifth District, has served up some very quotable dicta.  The court...Show More Summary

Call For Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue femmes et droit

Call For Papers: Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue femmes et droit From the mailbox:   Appel à communications – édition spéciale dans la Revue femmes et droit Commémoration des travaux de la professeure Nicole...Show More Summary

Where There is Hatred, Let Us Sow Love

Where There is Hatred, Let Us Sow Love Feminist Law Professors

Jamie Abrams on “Women’s Acts of Violence”

Jamie Abrams on “Women’s Acts of Violence” Jamie Abrams (Louisville) has posted to SSRN her article The Feminist Case for Acknowledging Women’s Acts of Violence, Yale J. Law & Feminism 101 (2016). Here is the abstract: This Article makes a feminist case for acknowledging women’s acts of … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

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