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Chemerinsky on the Tampon Tax

Chemerinsky on the Tampon Tax Erwin Chemerinsky (UC Irvine) published a column in last week’s Los Angeles Daily News.  Here is an excerpt: If the government were to say that only men or only women had to pay an additional tax of several hundred dollars … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Lipman on Anti-Poverty Relief Delivered Through the Tax Code

Lipman on Anti-Poverty Relief Delivered Through the Tax Code Francine Lipman (UNLV) blogs here at the Surly Subgroup about newly-released national and state poverty statistics. The post is a short and clear explanation of how significant anti-poverty relief is delivered through the tax code to millions of people, including … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: Wisc. J. L, Gender & Society on “Women in the Boardroom”

CFP: Wisc. J. L, Gender & Society on “Women in the Boardroom” The Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society has announced its 2017 symposium and this Call for Papers: Women in the Boardroom: The Social and Business Arguments that Challenge Executive Board Homogeneity The positive correlation between the increase of women … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/ Revue Femmes et Droit: Issue on Missing and Murdered Women Indigenous Women Conference/Symposium sur Meurtres et disparitions de femmes et de filles autochotones

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/ Revue Femmes et Droit: Issue on Missing and Murdered Women Indigenous Women Conference/Symposium sur Meurtres et disparitions de femmes et de filles autochotones Canadian Journal of Women and the...Show More Summary

Announcing the Publication of Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court

Announcing the Publication of Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court I am excited to announce that Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court has been published by Cambridge...Show More Summary

Areheart on “The Symmetry Principle”

Areheart on “The Symmetry Principle” Brad Areheart (Tennessee) has posted to SSRN his working paper “The Symmetry Principle.” Here an abstract. Antidiscrimination principles have been studied and written about for decades. Surprisingly, the question of how some laws protect symmetrically, while others protect asymmetrically, has … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Speaker Needed for FIU Symposium on Race and Reproductive Rights

Speaker Needed for FIU Symposium on Race and Reproductive Rights From colleagues at FIU, who are looking for a speaker to round out an upcoming symposium, due to a last-minute cancellation by a previously-scheduled speaker: Florida International University College of Law will be holding a symposium on reproductive rights, “New … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

What’s Wrong With This Picture? Menstruating Woman Edition

What’s Wrong With This Picture? Menstruating Woman Edition Instagram is at it again.  Remember when Instragram twice deleted the photo by Rupi Kaur of a fully clothed woman lying on a bed, because the woman’s trousers showed a period stain?  (See here.)  Looks like women’s periods are just … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Higdon on “Divorce and the Serial Monogamist: The Ex Ante Consequences of Legalized Polygamy”

Higdon on “Divorce and the Serial Monogamist: The Ex Ante Consequences of Legalized Polygamy” Michael Higdon (Tennessee) has posted to SSRN his paper, Divorce and the Serial Monogamist: The Ex Ante Consequences of Legalized Polygamy. ...Show More Summary

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

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