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Marie Ashe, Suffolk University Law School, and Anissa Helie, John Jay College of Criminal Jsutice, have published Realities of Religio-Legalism: Religious Courts and Women’s Rights in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States at 20 U. Cal.-Davis J. International … Continue reading ?
The Vanderbilt Center for Teaching has published a new guide on feminist pedagogy, written collaboratively by a faculty member and seven graduate students. Here is an excerpt from the introduction: Feminist pedagogy is not a toolbox, a collection of strategies, … Continue reading ?
Keith Cunningham-Parmeter, Willamette University College of Law, is publishing (Un)Equal Protection: Why Gender Equality Depends on Discrimination in volume 109 of the Northwestern University Law Review (2015). Here is the abstract. Most accounts of the Supreme Court’s equal protection jurisprudence … Continue reading ?
Leigh Goodmark (Maryland) has posted to SSRN her paper Hands Up at Home: Militarized Masculinity and Police Officers Who Commit Intimate Partner Abuse. Here is the abstract: The deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner and the almost daily news … Continue reading ?
Via Maia Weinstock here. -Bridget Crawford
Caroline Mala Corbin (Miami) has posted to SSRN her essay, Exploiting Mixed Speech, 103 Cal. L. Rev. Circuit (forthcoming 2015). Here is the abstract: The Supreme Court has been taking advantage of mixed speech – that is, speech that is … Continue reading ?
Elizabeth A. Sheehy, University of Ottawa, Common Law Section, has published Defending Battered Women on Trial, at Defending Battered Women on Trial: Lessons From the Transcripts 1 (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2014). Here is the abstract. In the landmark Lavallee decision … Continue reading ?
Upon the request of a member of the Indiana legislature, a letter signed by 30 law professors, many from Indiana University, was released today analyzing the proposed “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” bills pending before the Indiana legislature. The letter provided careful … Continue reading ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 ?
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 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 ?
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 ?