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Joshi on “Measuring Diversity”

Yurav Joshi, a Fellow at Lambda Legal, has published an essay “Measuring Diversity” in the Columbia Law Review Online. Here is the abstract: In Fisher v. University of Texas in June 2016, the Supreme Court upheld the use of race-conscious … Continue reading ?

Welcome to the Blogroll, Monash Colleagues!

Today we welcome to the blogroll ten fabulous feminist colleagues from Monash University, Faculty of Law (located in Melbourne, Australia): Renata Alexander Heli Askola Becky Batagol Rowena Cantley-Smith Melissa Castan Azadeh Dastyari Joanna Kyriakakis Janice Richardson Kate Seer Ronli Sifris … Continue reading ?

Announcing Publication of “Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments”

Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments: Judges’ Troubles and the Gendered Politics of Identity has been published by Hart Publishing.  The volume is edited by Máiréad Enright, Julie McCandless and Aoife O’Donoghue.  Here is the publisher’s description of the book: The Northern/Irish Feminist … Continue reading ?

On International Women’s Day, Advocacy Groups Launch “Full Citizenship Project for Law Faculty”

From national colleagues at the Legal Writing Institute and Association of Legal Writing Directors, this press release: Professional associations unite to support full institutional citizenship—an effort to correct gender and related disparities among law faculty The Legal Writing Institute (LWI) … Continue reading ?

Inniss from Cleveland-Marshall to SMU Dedman School of Law

In Fall 2017 Lolita Buckner Inniss will move from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University to SMU Dedman School of Law. She will teach Property Law and Critical Race Theory. Good news for SMU!

Vermont Law Seeks Earthjustice Clinical Professor

From colleagues at Vermont, this notice of a clinical opening: Job Description: The Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic (ENRLC) at Vermont Law School and Earthjustice are partnering to expand our environmental justice capacity through the creation of a new … Continue reading ?

Washington State Considering Repeal of Tampon Tax OR Having Women Pay for DV Services

From the Vancouver (WA) Columbian: Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, is hoping Senate Bill 5093 will exempt feminine hygiene products from retail and use tax. As she pointed out to the Senate Ways & Means Committee last week, they are medically … Continue reading ?

Feldman and Gill on Gender and Oral Argument at the U.S. Supreme Court @AdamSFeldman

Adam Feldman, Columbia University Law School and University of Southern California Political Science, and Rebecca D. Gill, University of Nevada, Law Vegas, have published Echoes from a Gendered Court: Examining the Justices’ Interactions During Supreme Court Oral Arguments. Here is … Continue reading ?

Nasty Women and the Rule of Law @woolleylaw

Alice Wooley, University of Calgary School of Law, and Elysa Darling are publishing Nasty Women and the Rule of Law in the University of San Francisco Law Review. Here is the abstract. Lawyer bashing is a robust and accepted social … Continue reading ?

Prenups, Gender and IP

Should prenups assigning ideas and inventions not yet born be enforced? In my book Talent Wants to be Free I analyze the vast expansion of pre-innovation assignment agreements in employment relations — generic employment contracts that assign in advance any … Continue reading ?

Vocally Fried: Stereotypes, Nonverbal Behavior, and Societal Bias Against Women Attorneys

Michael J. Higdon, University of Tennessee College of Law, is publishing Oral Advocacy and Vocal Fry: The Unseemly, Sexist Side of Nonverbal Persuasion in volume 13 of Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD (2016). Here is the abstract. In 2015, Naomi … Continue reading ?

White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence, 3d Edition

White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence, 3d Edition Please see the “third edition” of the White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence at the link below, including the first 100 signatures from law professors across the country.  We will continue to accept signatures from law … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Interview with Dana Brooks Cooper, Florida Attorney Challenging the “Tampon Tax”

Interview with Dana Brooks Cooper, Florida Attorney Challenging the “Tampon Tax” Earlier this year, Bridget J. Crawford spoke with Dana Brooks Cooper, Esq. of Barret, Fasig & Brooks in Tallahassee, Florida.  Ms. Brooks is representing the plaintiff in a class action that challenges the Florida “tampon tax,” the state sales tax … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Interview with Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, New York Attorney and Menstrual Equity Advocate

Interview with Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, New York Attorney and Menstrual Equity Advocate Bridget J. Crawford recently spoke with Jennifer Weiss-Wolf of Period Equity, a non-profit organization located in New York City focused on all aspects of menstrual fairness. Show More Summary

District of Columbia Repeals Its Tampon Tax; Is Texas Next?

District of Columbia Repeals Its Tampon Tax; Is Texas Next? The District of Columbia is slated to end its tampons on feminine hygiene products, as well as diapers, in October, 2017: The nation’s capital is joining the movement to lift the sales taxes on diapers, tampons and other feminine hygiene … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Period Stigmas, the Tampon Tax and Social Justice

Period Stigmas, the Tampon Tax and Social Justice Cosmopolitan magazine continues its coverage of the menstrual equity movement: In the last year alone, the American Medical Association weighed in against tampon taxes. Jessica Williams railed against them on The Daily Show. And Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui made a … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Interview with Laura Strausfeld, New York Attorney Challenging the “Tampon Tax”

Interview with Laura Strausfeld, New York Attorney Challenging the “Tampon Tax” Bridget J. Crawford recently spoke with Laura Strausfeld of Period Equity, a non-profit organization located in New York City focused on all aspects of menstrual fairness. Ms. Strausfeld developed a key legal strategy used in the New York case that … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Now Also In the Name of the Mother

Now Also In the Name of the Mother Italy’s constitutional court has ruled that parents may opt to give their children either the mother or the father’s surname, or both. The practice of automatically giving a child the father’s surname is a violation of the mother’s rights.  The … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Conn College Joins the Free Tampon Movement

Conn College Joins the Free Tampon Movement From Connecticut College’s The College Voice: On Nov. 2, students and administrators gathered in the lobby of Cro to celebrate the launch of free menstrual health products in select bathrooms on campus. The pilot program, spearheaded by Emma Horst-Martz ’18, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Free Tampons and Pads Coming to NYU

Free Tampons and Pads Coming to NYU Via the Washington Square News (here), the student newspaper at New York University: Senior Vice President for Student Affairs Marc Wais said that the university decided to convene a working group of students and staff to propose a pilot program … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

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