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CFP: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at Law and Society

Bumping up to front because deadline for proposals is September 17, 2017. From this year’s organizers of the FLT Collaborative Research Network at Law and Society: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at the Law and Society Annual Meeting (Toronto … Continue reading ?

Shayara Bano v. Union of India: A Watershed Moment in the Battle for Women’s Rights in India

The following is a guest post by Malcolm Katrak. Mr. Katrak is a Law Clerk to Justice (Retd.) S. N. Variava, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India. In the past, he has worked with Mr. Darius Khambata, Former Vice-President, London … Continue reading ?

Temple Law School Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at Temple: Temple University Beasley School of Law is seeking to fill two faculty positions beginning in fall 2018. The first is for the Murray H. Shusterman Professorship in Transactional and Business Law. For this position, we expect … Continue reading ?

CFP Feminist Judgments Project India, @FJP_India

From colleagues at Jindal Global Law School in India, this Call for Participation: The Feminist Judgment Project India imagines the possibilities of collaborative writing of alternate judgments for several Indian cases across a broad range of legal issues having a … Continue reading ?

SMU Interdisciplinary Conference: “Women’s Rights in America: From Early Stirrings to Third Wave Feminism”

From colleagues at SMU’s Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute (including Feminist Law Prof Lolita Buckner Inniss): Join us in Dallas on Sept 22, 2017 for the launch of a three-year program that connects conversations in academic communities on feminist theory and … Continue reading ?

Welcome to the Blogroll, University of Detroit Mercy Feminist Law Profs

A group of seven faculty members from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law have recently joined the FLP blogroll.  Welcome to: Catherine Archibald Margaret Costello Phyllis Crocker Karen Henning Jacqueline Hand Cristina Lockwood Michelle Richards They join long-time Detroit … Continue reading ?

Where are the Women? Faulkner Law Review Edition

This is an outright embarrassment. Were there really no women available to talk about “The Role of the Judge in the Anglo-American Legal Tradition?” Makes me wonder if the students at Faulkner know about the National Association of Women Judges … Continue reading ?

Call for Authors – Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Trusts and Estates Opinions

DEADLINE:  Friday, September 29, 2017 The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project seeks contributors of rewritten judicial opinions and commentaries for an edited collection tentatively titled, Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Trusts and Estates Opinions.  This edited volume is part of a collaborative project … Continue reading ?

CFP: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at Law and Society

From this year’s organizers of the FLT Collaborative Research Network at Law and Society: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at the Law and Society Annual Meeting (Toronto in June 2018) Call for Papers – Sunday September 17 Deadline for … Continue reading ?

How Clothes (Un)Make the (Wo)Man

I read a wonderful piece this morning in the Chronicle of Higher Education about the ways in which some black academics use fashionable clothing to signal identity. This academic fine dressing is described as part of the black dandy movement, the … Continue reading ?

Free Candy with Your Tampons, in Texas of all Places!

In Denton, Texas, an indie grocery store owner is offering a free candy bar with the purchase tampons (but oddly, not pads).  The Dallas Morning News reports (here) that store owner Jacob Moses says, “I think the sales tax is … Continue reading ?

History of Forced Sterilizations in California: No Justice Yet

Over at, writer Chris Kardish writes about how different states have approached forced sterilization and compensation for its victims: Forced sterilization by the government sounds like a ghastly practice that ought to be safely locked away in the distant … Continue reading ?

Class Actions for Refund of Sales Tax: From Tampons to Tea

Those following the “tampon tax” cases seeking refunds for sales tax paid on menstrual hygiene products may be interested in this story of a suit brought against Walgreens for a refund of tax on non-sugary drinks: A Schaumburg man is … Continue reading ?

Northern Kentucky University Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at NKU: NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY, SALMON P. CHASE COLLEGE OF LAW, anticipates hiring up to two entry-level or junior lateral, tenure-track, J.D.-credentialed faculty members to begin in the 2018-2019 academic year. JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS We are seeking stellar candidates … Continue reading ?

Pitt Seeks to Hire Tax Prof

From colleagues at the University of Pittsburgh: The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a tenure-stream position, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, to teach courses in the tax area. The successful candidate will become an integral … Continue reading ?

Corbin on “Government Employee Religion”

Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has posted to SSRN her article, Government Employee Religion, Arizona St. L.J. (forthcoming).  Here is the abstract: Picture a county clerk who refuses to issue a marriage license to an LGBT couple or a city bus … Continue reading ?

Israeli Supreme Court Cites Feminist Law Profs in Opinion on Surrogacy

The Israel Supreme Court has cited three feminist law profs in an important decision (here — in Hebrew) regarding the constitutional right to enter into surrogacy agreements under Israeli law.  The scholars cited (in English) are: Gaia Bernstein (Seton Hall), … Continue reading ?

Call for Authors – Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Torts Opinions

DEADLINE: Friday August 25, 2017 The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project seeks contributors of judicial opinions rewritten to reflect a feminist perspective, and commentaries on the cases and rewritten opinions, for an edited book collection tentatively titled Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Torts … Continue reading ?

England and Wales Family Court Decision: Example of a Feminist Judgment

Earlier this week, Mr. Justice Peter Jackson of the English and Wales Family Division of the High Court handed down a relatively run-of-the-mill custody decision in what I think is an extraordinary format. The decision is written as a signed … Continue reading ?

Guest Blogger Vasujith Ram on Taxes on Sanitary Napkins in India

The Constitution of India was recently amended to introduce the ‘Goods and Services Tax’ (GST). The GST subsumes almost all the existing indirect taxes in India (such as Excise Duty and Service Tax, levied and collected by the Federal Government, … Continue reading ?

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