Category Archives: Blog Administration
Today we welcome to the blogroll ten fabulous feminist colleagues from Monash University, Faculty of Law (located in Melbourne, Australia): Renata Alexander Heli Askola Becky Batagol Rowena Cantley-Smith Melissa Castan Azadeh Dastyari Joanna Kyriakakis Janice Richardson Kate Seer Ronli Sifris … Continue reading
Here are our most-viewed blog posts from 2010, in rank order: 1. Sexual Assault Prevention Tips Guaranteed to Work! Advice like this had cyber-legs: “Always be honest with people! Don’t pretend to be a caring friend in order to gain … Continue reading
We have over 300 feminist law professors in the blogroll and we’d like to hear from more of you. If you are interested in a “guest blogging” stint, please send me an email at email@example.com. Add your voice to the … Continue reading
Professor Alan Jacobs (English, Wheaton College) has a reflective post on “The Online State of Nature” over at Big Questions Online. It is inspired at least in part by the cartoon at right (image source: here at xkcd.com). I have … Continue reading
Hopefully blogging will resume soon.
Everybody who knows Bridget already knows this of course. But I thought I’d remark on it anyway. I’m very very lucky to have her as a friend and co-administrator of this blog. –Ann Bartow
If you can’t see the blogroll or admin links, it’s because you are using Internet Explorer. Try the Firefox browser!
Will try to correct whatever is wrong, but meanwhile the blog looks just fine with Firefox…
You can subscribe to our Twitter feed here. We Feminist Law Profs can tweet ourselves. We don’t need someone else to do it for us. (See today’s NY Times on “ghost twitterers” here.) -Bridget Crawford
Looks kinda freakish with IE, and you can’t see the blogroll. We’ll try to fix this but meanwhile, here’s another reason to give up IE!
Abstract: While private-sector employees do not have First Amendment free speech protection for their blogging activities relating to the workplace, public employees may enjoy some measure of protection depending on the nature of their blogging activity. The essential difference between … Continue reading
This new Feminist Law Professors website is now up and running. The old site will not be updated. We did lose some posts and comments from the last two days (sorry!), along with our Technorati stats. The rest of the … Continue reading
Ah, the heady allure of free speech and academic freedom! Visit us at our new location: http://www.feministlawprofessors.com There may be a few bugs as we sort this all out, apologies in advance for this. –Ann Bartow
Beginning today, the site may be running slowly and contributors will not be able to post for approximately 24 hours. We are addressing/fixing/upgrading technical aspects of the blog. Apologies for any inconveniences. -Bridget Crawford
In response to this ridiculous crap, (see also) I posted the comment below, which may or may not make it through moderation over there: ****** I am not a PUMA. I agree with the PUMA goal of calling out sexism … Continue reading
The Comments to the U of Chicago Law School’s Faculty Blog Post About Its New Comments Policy Were So Abusive, Comments Had To Be Closed.
I kid you not: Comments on this post have been disallowed, and previous comments removed. It has become clear that the Law School’s initial decision to err on the side of leniency, and to expect our readers to adhere not … Continue reading
Spent yesterday in Sumter, South Carolina doing voter protection, but today I am in Canada, and everyone here I’ve spoken to is thrilled about Obama replacing Bush as US President. No more wars, is the fervent hope I keep hearing … Continue reading
I’ll be doing “voter protection” work tomorrow so blogging will be light.
American Law Institute Shows Outstanding Judgment And Elects Professor Bridget J. Crawford as Member
Official story here, which notes: “Election to the ALI is considered one of the highest honors in the legal profession.” No doubt it was her terrific blogging here that clinched her election. The following was probably also helpful: Professor Crawford’s … Continue reading
I just learned that today a recent graduate of our law school was killed. She was a terrific person, and her parents are two of the finest people I know, period. I wish the blogosphere was the kind of place … Continue reading
That’s a quote from Ann Althouse on the subject of women and law blogging. I had to extract it from a much longer post larded with the usual Althousian misogynistic exceptionalism, but this part at least makes a lot of … Continue reading
Via Law.com: Diane Amman, IntLawGrrls Monica Bay, The Common Scold Kathleen Bergin and Josie F. Brown, First Amendment Law Prof blog Nicole Black, Sui Generis Julie Fleming Brown, Life at the Bar Mary Dudziak, Legal History Blog Carolyn Elefant, My … Continue reading
A twofer: Women and Blogging: what you can do right now at the Legal History Blog and cross-posted at Balkinization.