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Welcome to the Blogroll, University of Detroit Mercy Feminist Law Profs

A group of seven faculty members from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law have recently joined the FLP blogroll.  Welcome to: Catherine Archibald Margaret Costello Phyllis Crocker Karen Henning Jacqueline Hand Cristina Lockwood Michelle Richards They join long-time Detroit … Continue reading ?

Dear Women’s Marchers: DACA’s Gone. Keep Your Promise To Make Trump’s Life Impossible

Last weekend, the Women’s March threatened to make Trump’s life impossible if he ended DACA. Today, Trump’s Attorney General officially announced the end of the program. The lives of 800,000 young immigrants and their families now hang in the balance. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“[The] great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not... the Ku Klux Klanner but the white moderate who is more devoted to order than to justice.” On Melania’s heels. Take a few minutes to protect yourself with Equality Lab’s anti-doxxing guide. An open letter to white disability studies. New LCD […]

Six Women to Celebrate This Labor Day

Happy Labor Day to everyone but Ivanka Trump!  Today’s a day to celebrate the labor movement, which we have to thank for giving us the weekend, outlawing child labor, and creating workplace safety laws. But the popular image of America’s workers tends to be both racialized and gendered. When we think “labor,” we think about […]

No Matter What Happens to DACA, Defend Immigrant Youth Without Demonizing Parents

Late Sunday, White House aides leaked to Politico what we’ve all feared for months: Trump is ending DACA, the Obama-era program that has protected 800,000 immigrant youth from deportation and afforded them the opportunity to live and work in the U.S. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Has Authorized The Police To Use Weapons of War On Communities of Color

President Donald Trump has authorized local police authorities to have uncurtailed access to military grade equipment “including armored vehicles, grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and camouflage uniforms,” ending an Obama-era restriction that prohibited the same. Show More Summary

The Friday Blogaround

This blogaround brought to you by stars.Recommended Reading:Michele Leavitt: [Content Note: Discussion of abuse and bigotry] The Parallels Between Social Media and PTSD in the Age of TrumpSusie Madrak: Should We Care About the Difference...Show More Summary

Hello

One of the things about living in a time and space where one of the most powerful men on the planet endeavors to hold as many people possible hostage to his cruel and capricious whims, whose erratic temperament but predictable malice...Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

"May we have a treat, please? Look at how well-behaved AND adorable we are!" As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

We Resist: Day 225

One of the difficulties in resisting the Trump administration, the Republican Congressional majority, and Republican state legislatures is keeping on top of the sheer number of horrors, indignities, and normalization of the aggressively abnormal that they unleash every single day. Show More Summary

The Trump Propaganda Machine

Kansas SecState, who is running (w/Pence) Trump's "election fraud" commission, is now writing a column for Breitbart https://t.co/orkOGSvRV9 — Melissa McEwan (@Shakestweetz) September 1, 2017 Remember when I said Bannon's departure from the WH wasn't a firing but a freeing? Yeah. Show More Summary

Trump Has Also Empowered Police Violence

[Content Note: Police abuses; violence.]I often say that Donald Trump didn't invent white supremacy, but he has done his damnedest to empower white supremacists.The same sentiment is operable regarding what the "law and order candidate"...Show More Summary

What Is David Clarke Doing?

[Content Note: Police brutality; video may autoplay at link.]Last night, news broke that David Clarke resigned from his position as Milwaukee County sheriff, saying he wants "to pursue other opportunities."Clarke, who has long been a Trump booster, is a nightmare. Show More Summary

Question of the Day

Suggested by Shaker airbornemihir: "How does being among friends make you feel?"Wow. What a big and wonderful question that is.Among the best of my friends, I feel known and accepted, which is an incomparable gift. I hope I make them feel the same in return.

Deadly Flooding in South Asia

[Content Note: Extreme weather; flooding; death]While many of us in the United States have been preoccupied with the flooding in Texas and Louisiana, monsoon rains across South Asia have done an extraordinary amount of damage, displacing...Show More Summary

Where are the Women? Faulkner Law Review Edition

This is an outright embarrassment. Were there really no women available to talk about “The Role of the Judge in the Anglo-American Legal Tradition?” Makes me wonder if the students at Faulkner know about the National Association of Women Judges … Continue reading ?

Trump May End DACA Tomorrow

[Content Note: Nativism.]Noor Al-Sibai at Raw Story: Trump to End Obama-Era Dreamers Program as Early as Tomorrow. "Donald Trump could announce his plans to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program 'as early as tomorrow,' Fox News reports. Show More Summary

Daily Dose of Cute

"I'm queen of the world!" As always, please feel welcome and encouraged to share pix of the fuzzy, feathered, or scaled members of your family in comments.

We Resist: Day 224

One of the difficulties in resisting the Trump administration, the Republican Congressional majority, and Republican state legislatures is keeping on top of the sheer number of horrors, indignities, and normalization of the aggressively abnormal that they unleash every single day. Show More Summary

Remembering Princess Diana

Remembering the People's Princess today on her death anniversary. Here posing with the People's President. #PrincessDiana pic.twitter.com/UVW3HImjp4 — Bros4America (@Bros4America) August 31, 2017 The People's Princess with the People's President. Show More Summary

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