New Book Announcement: Women, Their Lives, and the Law — Essays in Honour of Rosemary Auchmuty
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by Bridget Crawford
1M ago
This news from Hart Publishing: Women, Their Lives, and the Law Essays in Honour of Rosemary Auchmuty Edited by Victoria Barnes, Nora Honkala and Sally Wheeler This collection of essays honours Rosemary Auchmuty, Professor of Law at the University of Reading, UK. She has fostered the study of women’s academic careers and, more politically, advanced progress on gender and equality issues including same-sex marriage and property law. Her research promotes the case of feminist legal history as a way of revealing the place of women and challenging dominant historical narratives that cast them ..read more
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CFP: Feminist Approaches to State and Governance
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by Bridget Crawford
5M ago
December 15-16, 2023, Emory University School of Law, Hybrid Workshop This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Feminism and Legal Theory Project (FLT).  During that time, we have held workshops, hosted visitors, and sought to encourage and facilitate feminist analyses of law and institutions. The Project was designed to move thinking from the more assimilationist tendencies of a “women in the law” perspective to explore the transformative possibilities of feminist theory. The participants over the years have contributed important pieces to both the books and special issues of law r ..read more
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Law Professor Social Media Census
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by Bridget Crawford
5M ago
Over at the Faculty Lounge, I’ve posted my semi-regular call for corrections and new additions to the Law Professor Twitter Social Media Census. Head over to the Lounge (here) to check your info or add yourself for the first time ..read more
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@VHC Initiative Seeks Postdoctoral Fellow
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by Bridget Crawford
6M ago
The Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative at Emory University is seeking a postdoctoral fellow for a two-year period. Candidates with a background or interest in jurisprudence, critical theory, philosophy, or political science, as well as vulnerability theory are encouraged to apply. Job Description: Postdoctoral fellows are generally expected to function responsibly and autonomously within the school’s complex and decentralized environment. Independent thinking and action are in fact requisite to successful careers in research.  This position will entail coteaching two sem ..read more
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Stolzenberg Wins 2023 Haub Law Emerging Scholar Award in Women, Gender & Law
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by Bridget Crawford
6M ago
Emily Stolzenberg (Villanova) has won the 2023 Haub Law Emerging Scholar Award in Women, Gender & Law for her paper Nonconsensual Family Obligations, 48 BYU L. Rev. 625 (2022).  The press release is here. Here is the paper’s abstract: Even as the pandemic has both highlighted and compounded the challenges many U.S. families face in meeting their members’ basic needs, efforts to expand public subsidies for caretaking have gained little traction. Scholars have identified many historical and practical reasons for Americans’ entrenched skepticism toward the welfare state. Ideas matte ..read more
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CFP: Women, Gender & the Law Emerging Scholar Award @HaubLawatPace
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by Bridget Crawford
8M ago
Bumping to the front in light of the 7/1 deadline. Women, Gender & the Law Emerging Scholar Award: Call for Submissions The Elisabeth Haub School of Law is pleased to announce the competition for its annual Women, Gender & the Law Emerging Scholar Award.  This paper competition is open to all having with five (5) or fewer years of full-time law teaching experience as of July 1, 2023. The deadline for submissions is July 1, 2023. The purpose of the award is to encourage and recognize excellent legal scholarship related to gender and the law.  The work chosen for the Women ..read more
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Can Chat GPT Learn to Write Like Me?
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by Bridget Crawford
8M ago
Apparently yes, according to this how-to from Forbes. The era of the good written deep-fake is already here ..read more
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Make No Mistake About the Extensive Anti-Abortion Agenda
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by Bridget Crawford
8M ago
The anti-abortion agenda is aiming for nothing less than full legal personhood from the moment of conception, as laid out in this essay in the National Review ..read more
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An Argument in Favor of Menstrual Leave in India
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by Bridget Crawford
8M ago
Bhaghamma G (Mysore) and Prof. (Dr.) Ramesh (Mysore) have posted to SSRN their article Addressing Menstrual Stigma: The Case for Implementing Menstrual Leave as a Legal Provision in India, 5 Indian J. of L. & Legal Research __ (2023). Here is the abstract: This paper explores the need for a legal provision for menstrual leave in India to address the stigma surrounding menstruation and promote gender equality in the workplace and society. Menstrual leave refers to a policy that allows women to take time off from work or school during their menstrual cycles. While some companies in Indi ..read more
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Barbara Bader Aldave, 1938-2023
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by Bridget Crawford
9M ago
From the University of Oregon, here: Barbara Bader Aldave passed on May 23, 2023, at the age of 84, in Eugene, Oregon. Born December 28, 1938, Aldave earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Stanford University before earning her law degree from University of California at Berkeley in 1966. That same year, she married Ralph Theodore Aldave, also a lawyer and UC Berkeley graduate. Aldave was admitted to practice law by the Oregon State Bar in 1966 and by the State Bar of Texas in 1982. Before her 43-year academic career, Aldave practiced law at Shell Development Company in Emeryville ..read more
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