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Call for Contributions – Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tax Opinions

Call for Contributions – Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tax Opinions The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project seeks contributors of rewritten judicial opinions and commentary on those opinions for an edited collection entitled Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tax Opinions. Show More Summary

Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tax Opinions

Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tax Opinions Cases that applicants to Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Tax Opinions may wish to consider (not an exhaustive list; all tax-related cases are appropriate for rewriting): U.S. v. Rickert, 188 U.S. 432 (1903) (tribal trust lands and improvements are exempt from state … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Tait on “The Return of Coverture”

Tait on “The Return of Coverture” Allison Anna Tait (Richmond) has posted to SSRN her essay, The Return of Coverture, 114 Mich. L. Rev. First Impressions (2016).  Here is the abstract: Once, the notion that husbands and wives were equal partners in marriage seemed outlandish and … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Strategic Deployment of a Black Female Attorney in the Bill Cosby Case

Strategic Deployment of a Black Female Attorney in the Bill Cosby Case In this piece on NPR, Feminist Law Prof Lolita Buckner Inniss (Cleveland-Marshall) comments on Bill Cosby’s decision to hire Monique Pressley as his attorney: The decision to hire her is also strategic, says Buckner Inniss. “Her gender and her race … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Teaching Evaluations as Windows Into Gender Bias

Teaching Evaluations as Windows Into Gender Bias From Inside Higher Ed: There’s mounting evidence suggesting that student evaluations of teaching are unreliable. But are these evaluations, commonly referred to as SET, so bad that they’re actually better at gauging students’ gender bias and grade expectations than they … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Women and Law Conference: Diversity in Higher Education

Women and Law Conference: Diversity in Higher Education   Pursuing Excellence: Diversity In Higher Education Thomas Jefferson School of Law This conference brings together leading academics, educators, institutional leaders, and policy...Show More Summary

“How I Learned to Stop Writing for Old White Men”

“How I Learned to Stop Writing for Old White Men” That’s the title of this op-ed by Claire Vaye Watkins that appeared in the LA Times last month.  Here’s an excerpt: I’ve watched boys play drums, guitar, sing, watched them play football, baseball, soccer, pool, “Dungeons and Dragons” and “Magic: … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Winner of AALS Scholarly Papers Competition Announced

Winner of AALS Scholarly Papers Competition Announced From the AALS, here: 2016 AALS Scholarly Papers Competition for law school faculty members who have been teaching for five years or less. The competition’s selection committee chose Jill M. Fraley, associate professor at Washington and Lee School of Law … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Survey on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, & Policing

Survey on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, & Policing National Survey Finds That Police Hostility and Bias Remain Problems for Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence By Sandra Park, Donna Coker, and Julie Goldscheid reposted from...Show More Summary

Joint Scholars & Scholarship Workshop on Feminist Jurisprudence, Jan. 6, 2016

Joint Scholars & Scholarship Workshop on Feminist Jurisprudence, Jan. 6, 2016 Joint Scholars & Scholarship Workshop on Feminist Jurisprudence 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday, January 6, 2016 Skadden Conference Center, Fordham Law School Sponsored...Show More Summary

Why I Love(d) Barbie, Summarized in this Ad

Why I Love(d) Barbie, Summarized in this Ad Feminists have made trenchant critiques of the Barbie doll.  I appreciate those critiques on an intellectual level, but the critiques never resonated on an emotional level, precisely because Barbie was an imagination gateway for me (mine read Ms. Magazine and … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Southern University Law Center Seeks New Law Chancellor

Southern University Law Center Seeks New Law Chancellor The Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is searching for a new law chancellor (what the school calls the dean).  The announcement is here. Feminist Law Professors

What Adults Don’t Understand About Teen Sexting

What Adults Don’t Understand About Teen Sexting The local public radio station in New York City, WNYC, ran this interesting story about the teen sexting scandal in Colorado: Schools, Cops Take Notice as Teen Sexting Becomes New Norm: There are many thought-provoking ideas presented in the story.  … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Are You a Lawyer Who Has Had an Abortion? Your Story Needed

Are You a Lawyer Who Has Had an Abortion? Your Story Needed From the FLP mailbox, this request from the Center for Reproductive Rights: As you may know, the Center for Reproductive Rights has two cases that are being conferenced by SCOTUS this month involving challenges to restrictive abortion laws in Texas and Mississippi. We are … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Lisa Pruitt’s Impact on Major Genocide Conviction

Lisa Pruitt’s Impact on Major Genocide Conviction The work of Lisa Pruitt (UC Davis) is the subject of this story in the Sacramento Bee about the importance of Professor Pruitt’s work to securing a genocide convinction against Rwandan mayor Jean-Paul Akayesu: Pruitt moved to London in her … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Craig & Woolley on Rape & Consent In Canadian Law

Craig & Woolley on Rape & Consent In Canadian Law Elaine Craig, Assistant Professor of Law at Dalhousie University, and Alice Woolley, Professor of Law, University of Calgary, have contributed this important piece to the Globe and Mail. They analyze a recent Alberta Court of Appeal holding that rejects the … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Aloni on Ending Tax Breaks for Marriage

Aloni on Ending Tax Breaks for Marriage Erez Aloni (Whittier) has published an op-ed in the (UK) Guardian, Married People Tend to be Wealthier, So Why Give Them Tax Breaks?  Here is an excerpt: If marriage is increasingly the preserve of those who are already better off, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Harvard J. of Law & Gender Accepting Submissions

Harvard J. of Law & Gender Accepting Submissions From the FLP mailbox: The Harvard Journal of Law & Gender is seeking to fill its Spring volume with one or two more pieces. To that end, we want to encourage people who have pieces ready, or nearly ready, to … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Research Grants at Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture at Duke

Research Grants at Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture at Duke The Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture, part of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University, announces the availability of Mary Lily Research Grants for research travel to its collections. Show More Summary

Michelle Anderson Stepping Down as CUNY Dean

Michelle Anderson Stepping Down as CUNY Dean Feminist Law Prof Michelle Anderson has announced that she will be stepping down as the Dean at CUNY Law School at the end of this academic year.  Here is an excerpt from the email she sent to the CUNY community: … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

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