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New Book Announcements: Constitutions and Gender

Constitutions and Gender, a new book edited by Helen Irving (University of Sydney) has been published by Edward Elgar Publishing. Here is the publisher’s description: The idea that constitutions are gendered is not new, but its recognition is the product … Continue reading ?

Goodmark on “Should Domestic Violence Be Decriminalized?”

Leigh Goodmark (Maryland) has posted to SSRN her article, Should Domestic Violence Be Decriminalized? 40 Harv. J. of L. & Gender 53 (2017).  Here is the abstract: In 1984, the United States started down a path towards the criminalization of … Continue reading ?

Meier on “Mapping Gender: Shedding Empirical Light on Family Courts’ Treatment of Cases Involving Abuse and Alienation”

Joan Meier (GW) has posted to SSRN her article, Mapping Gender: Shedding Empirical Light on Family Courts’ Treatment of Cases Involving Abuse and Alienation, 35 Law & Ineq. 311 (2017). Here is the abstract: This article provides an empirical view … Continue reading ?

Scotland’s Experiment with Free Tampons

Good news out of Scotland, via the Huffington Post: Scotland has made another great announcement for women’s health: the government will run a pilot program to provide low-income women with free menstrual products. The initiative, announced Tuesday, will run … Continue reading ?

Ohio State Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at Ohio State: Clinical Faculty Position The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law Description: The Moritz College of Law invites applications for the position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Law in its Entrepreneurial Business Law … Continue reading ?

UNLV Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at UNLV: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS—WILLIAM S. BOYD SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for tenure-track Associate Professors or tenured full Professors of Law. UNLV Law, one of the nation’s leading public law schools, is a community of … Continue reading ?

An interesting essay, not quite sure the question posed is answered

In case it’s missed on this holiday weekend (for those who feel like celebrating America), a piece in today’s Chronicle of Higher Ed, Can Feminist Scholarship Stop Sexism?, by Becca Rothfeld, a new Ph.D. candidate in philosophy at Harvard, is worthy of … Continue reading ?

Call for Authors – Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Family Law Opinions

DEADLINE:  FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017 The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project seeks contributors of rewritten judicial opinions and commentaries for an edited collection tentatively titled, Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Family Law Opinions.  This edited volume is part of a collaborative project among law professors and … Continue reading ?

Ben-Asher on “In the Shadow of a Myth: Bargaining for Same-Sex Divorce

Noa-Ben Asher (Pace) has posted to SSRN her article “In the Shadow of a Myth: Bargaining for Same-Sex Divorce,” forthcoming in 78 Ohio St. L.J. (2017).  Here is the abstract: This Article identifies and offers solutions to an emerging problem … Continue reading ?

What We Know (and Don’t Know) About the Tax Code’s Impact on Small Businesses Owned by Women

Caroline Bruckner, an Executive in Residence, Department of Accounting and Taxation at the Kogood School of Business (American University), has published a report entitled Billion Dollar Blind Spot: How the U.S. Tax Code’s Small Business Expenditures Impact Women Business Owners. It … Continue reading ?

Introducing the Equality Law Scholars’ Forum & Call for Proposals

From the FLP mailbox, this announcement: In the spirit of academic engagement and mentoring in the area of Equality Law, we (Tristin Green, University of San Francisco; Angela Onwuachi-Willig, UC Berkeley; and Leticia Saucedo, UC Davis) introduce the Equality Law … Continue reading ?

Is Ginsburg’s Decision in Sessions v. Morales-Santana Good for Women?

In Sessions v. Morales-Santana, a decision written by Justice Ginsburg, the Supreme Court ruled unconstitutional today a federal law that makes it more difficult for U.S. citizen fathers than mothers to transmit citizenship to non-marital child born abroad.  Previously, unmarried … Continue reading ?

New Book Announcement: “Gender Equality in Law” by Barbara Havelková

Hart Publishing has just released Gender Equality in Law: Uncovering the Legacies of Czech State Socialism by Barbara Havelková, the Shaw Foundation Fellow in Law at the University of Oxford. Here is the publisher’s description of the book: Gender equality … Continue reading ?

Cassandra Steer on “Why Wonder Woman matters”

Over on IntLawGrrls, Dr. Cassandra Steer of McGill University’s Faculty of Law and a Visiting Fellow with McGill’s Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism has posted this analysis inspired by international law and UN Security Council resolution 1235 of the film Wonder … Continue reading ?

CFP – Legal Transitions and the Vulnerable Subject: Fostering Resilience through Law’s Dynamism

From colleagues at Emory: There is a widespread perception that we live in a moment of change that is unprecedented in its scope and pace. Climate change, mass movements of dislocated persons, technological innovation, shifts in recognition of sexual and … Continue reading ?

Kalantry on the French Veil Ban: A Transnational Legal Feminist Approach

Sital Kalantry, Cornell University Law School, is publishing The French Veil Ban: A Transnational Legal Feminist Approach in volume 46 of the University of Baltimore Law Review (2017). Here is the abstract. After the gruesome terrorist attack that killed eighty-four … Continue reading ?

Gender Inequality Continues: Japanese Princess Will Lose Her Status When She Marries Commoner

Japan’s Princess Mako will lose her status as royalty when she marries her fiance, Kei Komuro. Her aunt also lost her royal status when she married a non-royal twelve years ago. More here from the BBC.  More recently, another princess … Continue reading ?

Monash Feminists Now Online

From Australian colleagues at Monash: We’re very excited to announce that the Feminist Legal Studies Group at Monash University in Australia now has a webpage. Our blog on that page is coming soon. You can follow us on Twitter at … Continue reading ?

Where are the Women? Not in this Issue of “The Tax Lawyer”

According to its website, “The Tax Lawyer and The State and Local Tax Lawyer are published by the Section of Taxation of the American Bar Association with the assistance of the Georgetown University Law Center and its students.” Check out … Continue reading ?

CFP: ClassCrits at Ten: Mobilizing for Resistance, Solidarity, and Justice, Nov. 10 & 11, 2017, at Tulane University School of Law

From the FLP mailbox, this CFP: Call for Participation:  ClassCrits at Ten: Mobilizing for Resistance, Solidarity, and Justice, Nov. 10 & 11, 2017, at Tulane University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana, hosted by Prof. Saru Matambanadzo. The event will … Continue reading ?

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