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60+ Law Professors Submit Comments On ACA Contraception Accommodation

60+ Law Professors Submit Comments On ACA Contraception Accommodation Reposted from The Public Rights / Private Conscience Project Blog Back in August the Obama Administration responded to the Supreme Court’s opinion inHobby Lobby and its order in Wheaton College by issuing two new sets of regulations to govern the … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Carol Rosetti’s “Women” Series

Carol Rosetti’s “Women” Series Brazilian visual artist Carol Rosetti talks about O Projeto Mulheres/The Women Project at her website here.  Here‘s an excerpt: The Women Project began in a very spontaneous and unpretentious way. My initial goal was just to practice my technique with … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Martha Nussbaum on Aging and Self-Loathing

Martha Nussbaum on Aging and Self-Loathing Martha Nussbaum writes here in the New Republic, “It’s Time to Take Back Our Aging, Smelly Bodies: Why it’s Important to Resist Shame and Disgust.”  Here is an excerpt: In the 1970s, we women used to talk about loving our own bodies. Inspired … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Margo Kaplan, “Taking Pedophilia Seriously,” Washington & Lee L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015).

Margo Kaplan, “Taking Pedophilia Seriously,” Washington & Lee L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015). Margo Kaplan recently published this Op-Ed in the NYT entitled “Pedophilia: A Disorder, Not a Crime”, in which she asserts: A pedophile should be held responsible for his conduct — but not for the underlying attraction. Arguing for the rights … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

“THE END OF KINDNESS: WEEV AND THE CULT OF THE ANGRY YOUNG MAN” by Greg Sandoval

“THE END OF KINDNESS: WEEV AND THE CULT OF THE ANGRY YOUNG MAN” by Greg Sandoval This essay, published at The Verge, tells the troubling story of the harassment of Kathy Sierra, the incident that drove her away from particiapting in the tech Internet for years, and how the man who perpetrated this incident is being … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

A Feminist Reflects on Yom Kippur

A Feminist Reflects on Yom Kippur From author Elana Maryles Sztokman over at The Jewish Week: Yom Kippur asks us to forgive, but this a challenge for me because I think forgiving can be much harder than asking for forgiveness — especially if we are expected … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

UMKC Seeks to Hire Two Faculty Members

UMKC Seeks to Hire Two Faculty Members From the FLP mailbox: The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law anticipates hiring two entry level or early career tenured or tenure-track faculty members with a strong commitment to educating lawyers for the twenty-first century, a lifetime of scholarship, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Soccer Stars Sue FIFA

Soccer Stars Sue FIFA A group that includes some of the world’s best female soccer players has sued FIFA alleging gender discrimination on account of FIFA’s stated plans to have the Women’s World Cup played on turf instead of grass fields.  The NYT has … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Justice Ginsburg Intervew with Professor Marina Angel

Justice Ginsburg Intervew with Professor Marina Angel Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recently spoke with Professor Marina Angel (Temple).  You can watch the full 50+-minute interview here. -Bridget Crawford   Feminist Law Professors

Men, Do You Consider Yourself a Feminist? An Infographic

Men, Do You Consider Yourself a Feminist? An Infographic Source: Here, at Maclean’s. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors

Ninth Circuit says “Failure to Warn” Action Against Website that Allegedly Faciliated Rape Not Barred By Section 230 of the CDA

Ninth Circuit says “Failure to Warn” Action Against Website that Allegedly Faciliated Rape Not Barred By Section 230 of the CDA From the opinion: “Model Mayhem is a networking website, found at modelmayhem.com, for people in the modeling industry. Show More Summary

Congratulations to Sarah Deer, MacArthur Fellow

Congratulations to Sarah Deer, MacArthur Fellow Feminist Law Prof Sarah Deer (William Mitchell) has been named as one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows.  Congratulations, Professor Deer! William Mitchell’s press release is here.  The folks at Feministing have a great profile of Professor Deer here. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors

“Sexism is a Sin. Happy New Year 5764?

“Sexism is a Sin. Happy New Year 5764? Over at Jewish Women Watching: In these days of repentance, ask yourself: Is the leader of my organization a man? Is the board of my organization more than 50% men? Is my rabbi a man? Why? Plus feminist Rosh Hashana … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Law and Film Events At the AALS Annual Meeting, January 2-5, 2015

Law and Film Events At the AALS Annual Meeting, January 2-5, 2015 If you are planning to attend the AALS Annual Meeting in January 2015 you may be interested in two law and film AALS Film Committee-sponsored events taking place during the conference. The first, on January 2, at 7:30 p.m. (the first night of the conference), … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: U.S. Feminist Judgments Project

CFP: U.S. Feminist Judgments Project Bumping to front, because 9/15 deadline rapidly approaching. The U.S. Feminist Judgments Project seeks contributors of revised opinions and commentary for an edited collection entitled Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court. This edited volume is a … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

The Federalism In Family Law

The Federalism In Family Law Courtney G. Joslin, University of California, Davis, School of Law, is publishing Windsor, Federalism, and Family Equality in the Indiana Law Journal. It is also available as UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 394. Here is the abstract. The … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Request for Input about Torts Casebook Selection

Request for Input about Torts Casebook Selection From Jessica Litman, John F. Nickoll Professor of Law and Professor of Information University of Michigan: I’ve decided to pick up Torts again after ten years away from it.  I took a quick look through the Casebooks that would be … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law Welcomes a New English Language Editor

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law Welcomes a New English Language Editor From the mailbox: Canadian Journal of Women and the Law/Revue Femmes et Droit welcomes a new English language editor, Natasha Bakht.Co-editorship of the CJWL is currently shared by Associate Professor Natasha Bakht from the Faculty of Law at University of … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Huntington, “Help Families from Day 1?

Huntington, “Help Families from Day 1? Clare Huntington (Fordham) has published an op-ed, Help Families from Day 1, in the New York Times, tied to the opening of universal pre-kindergarten in New York City.  Here is an excerpt: In my research, I have cataloged government policies … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

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