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An interesting essay, not quite sure the question posed is answered

In case it’s missed on this holiday weekend (for those who feel like celebrating America), a piece in today’s Chronicle of Higher Ed, Can Feminist Scholarship Stop Sexism?, by Becca Rothfeld, a new Ph.D. candidate in philosophy at Harvard, is worthy of … Continue reading

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Bill Would Bar US Entry For Some Foreign Pregnant Women

That’s the title of this article from Law 360. Meanwhile, foreign men are free to come here and impregnate as many women as they like, obtaining exactly the same benefit supposedly attributable to US citizen offspring: i.e., in 21 years, … Continue reading

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Women at Yale Law Still Not Quite as Vocal

As here at Pace we prepare for tomorrow’s Faculty Teaching Day, when, under Bridget Crawford’s able leadership, we will explore issues such as enhancing and assessing active learning in the large law school classroom,  this newsflash caught my eye: http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2012/04/24/yale-law-study-finds-gender-imbalance-in-student-participation/ The … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Tuli v. Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Inc., et al.

The Boston Globe reported  here  on the $1.6 million jury verdict in an employment discrimination case brought by a female neurosurgeon against her employer, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the male chair of the Neurosurgery Department.  An earlier order granting … Continue reading

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