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Group Culture and Sexual Harassment In the Workplace

Group Culture and Sexual Harassment In the Workplace Marie McGregor, University of South Africa, has published Justifying Sexual Harassment Based on Culture? Never, Never, Never at 78 Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law 121 (2015). Here is the abstract. This note focuses on UASA obo Zulu and Transnet Pipelines … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

A New Blog Devoted To the History of Women Lawyers

A New Blog Devoted To the History of Women Lawyers Bari Burke, University of Montana School of Law, has launched a new blog, Montana’s Early Women Lawyers: Trail-Blazing, Big Sky Sisters-In-Law.  Each post focuses on an interesting (and unknown) story about a female lawyer from the past, which Professor Burke … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

A Legislative History of Illegitimacy In British Columbia

A Legislative History of Illegitimacy In British Columbia Susan B. Boyd, University of British Columbia Faculty of Law, and Jennifer Flood, Thorsteinssons LLP, have published Illegitimacy in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Nova Scotia: A Legislative History. Show More Summary

Alabama Same-Sex Marriage Rulings, 2015

Alabama Same-Sex Marriage Rulings, 2015 Howard M. Wasserman, Florida International University College of Law, has published Crazy in Alabama: Judicial Process and the Last Stand Against Marriage Equality in the Land of George Wallace at 110 Northwestern University Law Review Online 201 (2015). Here is … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network LSA Meeting 2016

CFP: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network LSA Meeting 2016 From Jessica Clarke (Minnesota), Jill Hasday (Minnesota), Jessica Knouse (Toledo), Elizabeth Kukura (Temple), Seema Mohapatra (Barry), and Marc Spindelman (Ohio...Show More Summary

Converge! conference follow up projects

Converge! conference follow up projects Announcing the Completion of Two Converge! conference projects! Donna Coker The UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI RACE & SOCIAL JUSTICE LAW REVIEW published Converge! Reimagining the Movement to End Gender Violence symposium.  The  publication includes 11 articles, 18 edited panel transcripts, and the … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Hasday Op-Ed on Marital Rape

Hasday Op-Ed on Marital Rape Jill Hasday (Minnesota) published an op-ed in today’s Washington Post: Donald Trump’s lawyer Was Right: In Some Places, Raping Your Wife is Still Treated Like a Minor Offense. Here is an excerpt. All states prosecute some forms of marital rape … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Legal Studies Seminar, June 2016

Feminist Legal Studies Seminar, June 2016 From the introduction to the most recent issue of Feminist Legal Studies, here: FLS will host an international and interdisciplinary seminar in London, UK, on 30 June and 1 July 2016 to consider the relationship between feminism, legality and knowledge. … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: “New Directions in Poverty Law”

CFP: “New Directions in Poverty Law” AALS Section on Poverty Law Call for Papers for 2016 AALS Annual Meeting The AALS Section on Poverty Law is seeking abstracts or drafts of papers to be presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting in New York, NY.  This year’s … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

“Short Takes” by Signs

“Short Takes” by Signs The feminist journal Signs has added an on-line feature called Short Takes.  Here’s the description: Short Takes: Provocations on Public Feminism is a new open-access, online-first feature of Signs that examines books that have shaped popular conversations about feminist issues. This new section will … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

NY Gay Couple Not Married Couldn’t Have Been Divorced…Duh

NY Gay Couple Not Married Couldn’t Have Been Divorced…Duh A very strange case got some attention in the New York Law Journal this week.  New York County Surrogate Nora S. Anderson has (sensibly) ruled in the Matter of Leyton, 2013-4842/A/B, NYLJ 1202730202742, at 1 (Surr., NY, Decided June 16, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Report on AALS Midyear Meeting Workshop on “Next Generation Issues of Sex, Gender, and the Law”

Report on AALS Midyear Meeting Workshop on “Next Generation Issues of Sex, Gender, and the Law” The AALS’s 2015 Midyear Meeting Workshop on “Next Generation Issues of Sex, Gender, and the Law” concluded Friday in Orlando.  It was one of the best substantive programs I have attended in many years.  The quality of the speakers was … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

#LoveWins

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Cohen and Connon, “Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism”

Cohen and Connon, “Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism” David S. Cohen (Drexel) and Krysten Connon (J.D. 2012, Drexel University School of Law) have published Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories...Show More Summary

The Gendered Nature of Canada’s Witchcraft Law

The Gendered Nature of Canada’s Witchcraft Law Here’s an interesting piece on Canadian witchcraft law. Natasha Bakht, University of Ottawa, Common Law Section, and Jordan Palmer, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, have published Modern Law, Modern Hammers: Canada’s Witchcraft Provision as an Image of Persecution at … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Hollywood and Female Directors

Hollywood and Female Directors From the Hollywood Reporter’s Jonathan Handel, a discussion of the ACLU’s call for an investigation of Hollywood’s “failure to hire” women directors and an analysis of how difficult such cases are to win. Feminist Law Professors

The Influence of the Internet, Social Norms, and Law On Girls and Young Women

The Influence of the Internet, Social Norms, and Law On Girls and Young Women Jane Bailey, University of Ottawa, Common Law Section, is publishing A Perfect Storm: How the Online Environment, Social Norms and Law Shape Girls’ Lives in eGirls eCitizens (Jane Bailey and Valerie Steeves, eds; Ottawa, University of Ottawa Press, 2015). Show More Summary

Bill Would Bar US Entry For Some Foreign Pregnant Women

Bill Would Bar US Entry For Some Foreign Pregnant Women That’s the title of this article from Law 360. Meanwhile, foreign men are free to come here and impregnate as many women as they like, obtaining exactly the same benefit supposedly attributable to US citizen offspring: i.e., in 21 years, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Federal Recognition Of Same-Sex Marriage

Federal Recognition Of Same-Sex Marriage Mae Kuykendall, Michigan State University College of Law, has published Marriage Goals and Government Interests: Handling Complexity, Apportioning Expertise, Using Federalism. Here is the abstract. Show More Summary

Harvard Law School Studies Its Grads: 1975 To Date

Harvard Law School Studies Its Grads: 1975 To Date Bloomberg BNA is highlighting a new Harvard Law School study of its grads over the past 40 years. Findings? That: On the one hand, the number of women entering the profession has increased dramatically in recent decades, and women lawyers … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

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