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How Much is Male Virginity Worth?

More than $1,278, apparently.  According to the (UK) Mirror (here), a 24-year old Romanian man is offering to “sell” his virginity and has turned down an offer of 1,125 euros (approximately $1,278). Sound familiar? A Russian man received $2,600 in … Continue reading ?

On Feminist Burnout in Cyberspace

Michelle Goldberg, a contributing writer at the Nation, wrote in the Washington Post that, “Feminist Writers are so Besieged by Online Abuse that Some Have Begun to Retire.” Here is an excerpt: This is a strange, contradictory moment for feminism. … Continue reading ?

Where are the Women? Stetson Law Review “Inequality” Symposium Edition

On March 6, 2015, the Stetson Law Review is holding a symposium on Inequality, Opportunity, and the Law of the Workplace.  Here are the 12 scheduled speakers: Keynote Speaker: Wilma Liebman Adjunct Professor of Law at NYU Former NLRB Chair … Continue reading ?

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Announces 15th Annual Women In Law Conference

Thomas Jefferson School of Law announces registration is open for its 15th annual Women and the Law Conference. The Conference will be held March 27, 2015. Well-known defense attorney Leslie Abramson will deliver the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lecture this year. … Continue reading ?

Report of “Best Practices” Panel on Changes LSAC Must Make

Feminist Law Prof Ruth Colker (Ohio State) is part of the 5-person expert panel nominated pursuant to the consent decree settling the federal ADA action against the Law School Admission Council.  (For more info on that case, see here.)  The … Continue reading ?

Aloni on the Partisan Politics of Marriage

Erez Aloni (Whittier) has published an op-ed in the U.S. edition of the Guardian. His piece is Republicans Want ‘Stronger’ Marriages but are Fighting Equality Within Them.  Here is an excerpt: Even as social conservatives pontificate on preserving the sanctity … Continue reading ?

ABA Journal Coverage of “Feminist Judgments” Project

The February 2015 print edition of the ABA Journal gives a nice shout-out to the forthcoming Feminist Judgments book in an article by Leslie A. Gordon, New Project Rewrites SCOTUS Opinions from a Feminist Perspective.  Here is an excerpt: More … Continue reading ?

CFP: National Women’s Studies Association’s Lesbian Caucus, November 12-15, 2015

From the Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association: The Lesbian Caucus of the National Women’s Studies Association invites submissions for a sponsored session on “The Revolutionary Lesbians of the 1970s,” to be held at the annual conference in … Continue reading ?

On Libertarian Feminism

Over at libertarianism.org, author Elizabeth Nolan Brown writes about “Carceral Feminism and the Libertarian Alternative.” Here is an excerpt: [A]s ideologies and movements, libertarianism and feminism have a lot to offer one another. Not every libertarian matter is necessarily a … Continue reading ?

“Bitch in Business”

From a group of students at Columbia Business School, this parody video riffing on Meghan Trainor’s “All About that Bass”: It includes a shout-out to women in law schools and med schools, too.  Very funny. -Bridget Crawford

National Association of Women Lawyers 2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition Now Open

  National Association of Women Lawyers® 2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition   The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)® is a national voluntary legal professional organization whose mission is the advancement of women in the legal profession … Continue reading ?

Sabbatical Visitorship: Columbia Law School Center for Gender & Sexuality Law

The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School invites applications for a sabbatical visitor for the 2015-2016 academic year to undertake research, writing and collaboration with Center faculty and students in ways that span traditional academic disciplines. … Continue reading ?

Reimagining VAWA in Service of Progressive Reform

The year 2014 marked the 20th anniversary of the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).  That milestone presented an opportunity to critically reflect on current gender-violence policy, and to build on shared critiques to flesh out an alternative agenda.  In … Continue reading ?

Courtney Joslin, “Leaving No (Nonmarital) Child Behind”

Courtney Joslin (UC Davis) has posted to SSRN her article, Leaving No (Nonmarital) Child Behind, 48 Fam. L. Q. 495 (2014).  Here is the abstract: Almost ten years, in 2005, I wrote a piece for the Family Law Quarterly describing … Continue reading ?

Jamie Abrams, “The Illusion of Autonomy in Women’s Medical Decision-Making”

Jamie R. Abrams (Louisville) has posted to SSRN her article, The Illusion of Autonomy in Women’s Medical Decision-Making, 42 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 1 (2015).  Here is the abstract: This article considers why there is not more conflict between … Continue reading ?

Haverford College VAP in Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program

Haverford College VAP in Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program From the FLP mailbox: Haverford College invites applications for a three-year visiting Assistant Professor (with possibility of renewal) in its Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program. The position is open to scholars at all pre-tenure levels with training in the … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Heen, “Nondiscrimination in Insurance: The Next Chapter”

Heen, “Nondiscrimination in Insurance: The Next Chapter” Mary Heen (Richmond) has posted to SSRN her article, Nondiscrimination in Insurance:  The Next Chapter,  49 Georgia L. Rev. 1 (2014).  Here is the abstract: For nearly 150 years, American insurance companies have engaged in race and gender pricing practices … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Student Opportunity: Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights

Student Opportunity: Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights From the FLP mailbox, this notice of a student writing competition: Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) in collaborationShow More Summary

Drummond and Cohen: Enforcement and Prosecutorial Restraint in the Transnational Trade in Human Eggs

Drummond and Cohen: Enforcement and Prosecutorial Restraint in the Transnational Trade in Human Eggs Susan G. Drummond (Osgoode Yall) and Sara R. Cohen (D2 Law LLP) have published Eloquent (In)action: Enforcement and Prosecutorial Restraint in the Transnational Trade in Human Eggs As Deep Ambivalence about the Law, 26 Can. Show More Summary

In Memoriam Pamela Bridgewater, 1969-2014

In Memoriam Pamela Bridgewater, 1969-2014 Feminist Law Prof Pamela Bridgewater has died after a long illness.  Al Brophy has some details here, and there is a lovely remembrance here. May her memory be a blessing. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors

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