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From the FLP mailbox: You are invited to submit articles for possible inclusion in a special themed edition of the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law. The edition will focus on timely and important legal issues … Continue reading ?
From the FLP mailbox: The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies at the University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada) is inviting applications for its Bank of Montreal Visiting Scholar in Women’s Studies for 2018-2019. The deadline to apply is December 31, … Continue reading ?
December 5 is the deadline to submit comments on the Trump Administration’s recent action to gut the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate, which requires employer-sponsored health plans to ensure women’s access to free, effective contraception. This decision, announced in October … Continue reading ?
From the (New Zealand) Dominion Post, this article about a government-appointed appointed working group that will look at the country’s goods and services tax (akin to the sales tax imposed in the U.S.): [F]inance Minister Grant Robertson said the panel … Continue reading ?
Margaret B. Drew, University of Massasschusetts School of Law, is publishing It’s Not Complicated: Limiting Criminal Law’s Influence on the Title IX Process in the Tennessee Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice. Here is the abstract. Title IX processes … Continue reading ?
M. Isabel Medina, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, has published Silencing Talk about Race: Why Arizona’s Prohibition of Ethnic Studies Violates Equality at 45 Hastings Const. L. Q. 47 (2017). Here is the abstract. In 2010, Arizona made … Continue reading ?
The indominitable Jennifer Weiss-Wolf (previously profiled on Feminist Law Profs here) has published a book called Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity (Arcade Publishing, New York: 2017). Here is the publisher’s description: After centuries of being shrouded … Continue reading ?
The Social Science Research Network has launched a Women’s & Gender Studies Research Network with a robust list of topics and subtopics, as well as the customary Professional Announcements and Professional Job Openings. Although I remain wary of the future and operations … Continue reading ?
New York State Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal (D-WF/Manhattan) plans to introduce legislation that would eliminate city state tax breaks for companies that knew of and failed to respond to sexual harassment by one of their employees, or if the company … Continue reading ?
Several years ago, Ann Bartow blogged here about U.S. advertisers’ first use of a “red dot” to illustrate blood on a menstrual hygiene pad. According to this article in the Scottish Daily Mail, an ad for Bodyform in the U.K. … Continue reading ?
This week Eleanor Goldberg, a reporter at the Huffington Post, published an article, “Lots Of Men Still Don’t See Tampons As A Basic Right.” Here is an excerpt: In a YouGov survey of more than 2,000 American adults released this … Continue reading ?
Over at the TaxProf Blog, Professor Katherine Pratt (Loyola-L.A.) has an op-ed, Morrissey Creates New Uncertainty Regarding Tax Deductions for IVF, Egg Donation, and Surrogacy. Commenting on the Tax Court’s decision in Morrissey v. United States (11th Cir. Sept. 25, 2017), Pratt … Continue reading ?
Blogroll member Minna Kotkin (Brooklyn) has a fantastic op-ed in today’s WaPo, with the headline “How the Legal World Built a Wall of Silence Around Workplace Sexual Harassment.” Here is an excerpt: Less than 3 percent of employment discrimination cases … Continue reading ?
Debarati Halder, Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling, and Karuppannan Jaishankar, Raksha Shakti University, have published Celebrities and Cyber Crimes; An Analysis of the Victimization of Female Film Stars on the Internet. Here is the abstract. With the advent of … Continue reading ?
I am disquieted by the “me too” campaign that is going around social media. It involves people, mostly women, repeating a statement that they, too, have been subjected to sexual harassment or abuse. The apparent purpose of the “me too” … Continue reading ?
Call for Proposals in Gender Sidelining Symposium California Western School of Law California Western School of Law invites proposals for its Gender Sidelining Symposium to be held April 26-27, 2018 in San Diego, California. The symposium will bring together legal … Continue reading ?
Linda Greenhouse reviews Marjorie J. Spruill’s new book Divided We Stand: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics (Bloomsbury, 2017) here, for the New York Review of Books.
Allison Anna Tait (Richmond) has published Corporate Family Law, 112 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1 (2017). Here is the abstract: There is no such thing as corporate family law. But there are corporate families, and corporate families fight. What happens … Continue reading ?
Noa Ben-Asher (Pace) has posted to SSRN her article, Faith-Based Emergency Powers, forthcoming in the Harvard Journal of Law & Gender. Here is the abstract: This Article explores an expanding phenomenon that it calls Faith-Based Emergency Powers. In the twenty-first … Continue reading ?
Antoinette Sedillo Lopez (Professor Emerita, University of New Mexico School of Law) is running for Congress! Her official campaign page is here. The page includes the candidate’s views on a variety of issues including these: Antoinette believes strongly that women … Continue reading ?