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Women of Color In Legal Education

Carmen G. Gonzalez, Seattle University School of Law, has published Women of Color in Legal Education: Challenging the Presumption of Incompetence in the Federal Lawyer (July 2014). Here is the abstract. Female law professors of color have become the canaries … Continue reading

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Emory Hiring Announcement

From the FLP mailbox: Good news for those interested in the Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative! One of Emory Law’s hiring priorities for Fall 2015 is Vulnerability and Law. Emory Law is doing a search for a scholar interested … Continue reading

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Faith Stevelman on the Credibility Gap for Women in Teaching Business Law

The following was posted by Faith Stevelman (NYLS, Visiting Professor at University of Washington) to the Section on Women in Legal Education’s listserv and is reprinted with permission: Yes indeed, as the enrollment and jobs crises roll along, there will … Continue reading

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Case Western Law School retaliation law suit update

Here. Oy.

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Hiring Announcement: VAP Position in Environmental Law

Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Environmental Law at Pace Law School Pace Law School seeks applicants for a new Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) in Environmental Law. The VAP in Environmental Law will hold a one-year appointment, renewable for a second … Continue reading

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New blog by two constitutional law professors who want to bring women’s voices and issues to the forefront of constitutional law and law and religion debates!

Authored by Professors Marci Hamilton and Leslie Griffin, you can check it out here!

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Two Carleton University Hiring Announcements

From colleagues at Carleton University (Canada), two hiring announcements: Law and Legal Studies (lndigeneity and the Law) – Assistant Professor The Department of Law and Legal Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a preliminary (tenure-track) appointment in “lndigeneity and … Continue reading

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Stetson Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at Stetson, these three hiring announcements: Professor of Legal Skills and Trial Advocacy Stetson University College of Law seeks an entry level or lateral hire to lead Stetson’s award winning trial advocacy program.  The successful candidate is expected … Continue reading

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Examining the Crisis In Legal Education

Paula A. Monopoli, University of Maryland School of Law, has published Gender and the Crisis in Legal Education: Remaking the Academy in Our Image at 2012 Michigan State Law Review 1742. Here is the abstract. American legal education is in … Continue reading

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Hiring Announcement: Temple Law School

From the FLP mailbox: Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law invites applications from both entry-level and lateral candidates for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions to commence in the Fall Semester 2013.  We welcome applications from candidates with a wide variety of … Continue reading

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Hiring Announcement: Nebraska Seeks Telecomm and Cyber Law Prof

From the FLP mailbox: The University of Nebraska College of Law invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with a focus on teaching telecommunications and cyber law. Courses in telecommunications and cyber law are offered to J.D. students as well … Continue reading

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Cal State Fullerton Course on “Understanding and Addressing Bullying”

Karyl Ketchum (Women & Gender Studies, Cal State Fullerton) has created a You Tube Channel organized around the theme of “Bullying: Understanding its Underlying Dynamics.”  Here‘s the description: The videos on this channel will change the way you understand bullying! … Continue reading

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Symposium Round-Up: “Gender and the Legal Profession’s Pipeline to Power”

Here’s a round-up of my posts relating to the “Gender and the Legal Profession’s Pipeline to Power” Symposium held at Michigan State University College of Law.  The posts are spread among the Legal Ethics Forum, The Faculty Lounge and this … Continue reading

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Review of “The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law”

Anne Bloom (McGeorge) and Julie Davies (McGeorge) have published their review of Martha Chamallas & Jennifer Wriggins, The Measure of Injury: Race, Gender, and Tort Law (NYU Press, 2010).  The review appears at 61 J. Legal Ed. 495 (2012).  Here … Continue reading

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Women in the Media as in Society?

Despite the backlash following his “slut” and “prostitute” references about Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke, Rush Limbaugh continues to denigrate women.  More recently, he targeted Tracie McMillan, journalist and author of the book, The American Way of Eating, and stated, … Continue reading

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Feminist Research Resource at Barnard

The Barnard College Library has a large collection of feminist ‘zines.  The Barnard Zine Library has its own webpage (here), with finding guides (see here), bibliographies (see here) and teaching resources (here).  The teaching guides could be adapted easily for … Continue reading

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CUNY Hiring Announcement

From colleagues at CUNY: CUNY School of Law is currently conducting searches for several faculty positions. These include: Two (2) tenure-track faculty positions; Associate Dean for Clinical Programs (the faculty member who heads CUNY’s law clinic); Instructor in the International … Continue reading

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Cincinnati Seeks Director of Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic

From a colleague at the University of Cincinnati: The University of Cincinnati College of Law invites applications for the Director of its Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic, part of our new Center for Race, Gender and Social Justice. … Continue reading

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Calling all Speed Mentors and Speed Mentees, AALS Annual Meeting, January 5, 2012

The AALS Section on Women in Legal Education has planned an exciting program for Thursday, January 5, 2012.  From 9:00 – 10:15 AM, the Section will host a “speed mentoring” program.  The Section’s Executive Committee is looking for faculty members … Continue reading

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Pay It Forward Via the Teaching Materials Network

From Suzan Rozelle (Stetson), this announcement and reminder about the Teaching Materials Network: It’s that time of year again! Tell your colleagues (directly and by forwarding this to other listservs, blogs, etc., if you can) about the Teaching Materials Network, … Continue reading

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Nebraska Seeks 3 Tenure-Track Faculty Members

From our friends at Nebraska, this Appointments notice: The University of Nebraska College of Law invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions focusing on teaching in several areas, including telecommunications and cyber law, business associations as well as other transactional law … Continue reading

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Roberta Romano on Research and Teaching in the Business-Law Related Area

One of the plenary sessions at the AALS Workshop on Women Rethinking Equality, June 21-22, 2011, was “Women as Scholars.”  I was honored to participate in the panel discussion with several other great women. Roberta Romano (Yale; photo at right) … Continue reading

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Blogging Do’s and Don’ts

The panel this morning at the “Women Rethinking Equality” meeting is “Women as Scholars.”  I have been asked to speak about blogging as a venue for scholarly work, and the particular challenges that law professor bloggers may face.  I’ve made … Continue reading

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Women Reproducing Inequality? Plenary Speakers at AALS Meeting

At the AALS Workshop on Women Rethinking Equality, there are 6 plenary sessions. The chart below lists each session’s title, speakers and moderator.  The participant’s home institution is listed next to his or her name.  To the right of the … Continue reading

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Initial Report from AALS 2011 Workshop on “Women Rethinking Equality”

The AALS’s 2011 Workshop on “Women Rethinking Equality” is underway at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.  For a quick look at the conference program, see here. There are 172 people pre-registered for the conference.  The program has two … Continue reading

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Center for Reproductive Rights-Columbia Law School Fellowship

From our friends at the Center for Reproductive Rights, this request for applications for the two-year fellowship offered by the Center and Columbia Law School: The Center for Reproductive Rights – Columbia Law School Fellowship (“CRR-CLS Fellowship”) is a two-year, … Continue reading

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On Faculty Collegiality and Civility

Or the lack thereof. Yeesh.

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University of the Andes School of Law (Bogotá, Colombia) Gender and Law Research Group

Feminist Law Professors is pleased to welcome to the blogroll five members of the faculty at the University of the Andes School of Law:  Gloria Marcela Abadía Cubillo; Helena Alviar García; Isabel Cristina Jaramillo Sierra; Julieta Lemaitre Ripoll and Paula Torres Holguín.  All are … Continue reading

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Does a Faculty Member’s Gender Matter? When Overt Discrimination Isn’t the Problem (Anymore)

There’s a new study out of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst that says it does, at least in science and engineeering.  Here’s how an article over at Slate breaks it down: [Jane Stout, Nilanjana Dasgupta, Matthew Hunsinger, and Melissa … Continue reading

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Visitor Opportunities at the University of South Carolina School of Law

The University of South Carolina School of Law is looking for visitors in the following subject areas for next academic year. Depending upon matches to needs, the visits will be either a semester or a year. Constitutional Law (fall) Wills, … Continue reading

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Tapping Reeve’s New Idea

Angela Fernandez, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, has published Tapping Reeve, Coverture, and America’s First Legal Treatise. Here is the abstract. In his 1816 treatise, The Law of Baron and Wife, Tapping Reeve of Litchfield Law School fame, rejected … Continue reading

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An Interesting Critical Tax Student Note Topic

I often get asked by students for tax topics for their student notes. Normally, I suggest some places to look where they can get a sense of hot topics, etc., but don’t suggest an actual topic. But yesterday, I came … Continue reading

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Productivity Apps for Law Profs

The January 2, 2011 edition of the Chronicle reviewed “6 Top Smartphone Apps to Improve Teaching, Research, and Your Life.”  Here are the ones that looked most useful to law profs: Attendance by David M. Reed (Computer Science, Capital University). … Continue reading

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Should the AALS Limit Annual Meeting Appearances to One Per Person?

Should the AALS prefer programs with speakers making only a single AALS appearance?  Stated another way, should there be a disincentive (or even a rule precluding) multiple conference appearances by the same faculty member? Here’s what I observe in the … Continue reading

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New Edition of “Feminist Jurisprudence” Casebook

I received in my faculty mailbox today a new edition of Feminist Jurisprudence: Cases and Materials, published by West.  The authors on this fourth edition are Cynthia Grant Bowman (Cornell), Laura Rosenbury (Wash. U. St. Louis), Deborah Tuerkheimer (DePaul) and … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Amanda Gonzalez: Must We Wait for Women to be Represented in Classroom Materials?

Must we wait for women to be represented in classroom materials? I’m slightly ashamed to admit that it took me an entire year of law school before I figured out that I needed to use the Examples and Explanations books … Continue reading

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A Network Of One’s Own

Looking for scholars with interests similar to yours? Check out this resource: Collaborative Research Networks. Among its networks are “Collective Human Rights,” “Feminist Legal Theory,” “Gender and Judging,” Gender, Sexuality, and Law,” Integrating Gender Into Legal Education,” International Socio-Legal Feminisms,” … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Liz Kukura – LSRJ Study Highlights Dearth of Reproductive Rights Law & Justice Courses

Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ) recently completed its first comprehensive survey of reproductive rights and justice course offerings at all ABA-approved law schools in the U.S. for the last seven years.  While perhaps not surprising to many within the … Continue reading

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Schneider and Wildman’s “Women and the Law Stories” from Foundation Press

Elizabeth Schneider and Stephanie Wildman’s edited volume Women and the Law Stories, part of the Foundation Press series, is now in print.  Here’s the Table of Contents: Introduction.  Telling Stories to Courts: Women Claim Their Legal Rights, by Elizabeth M. … Continue reading

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A Small Step Some Law Professors are Taking in Response to News of Bullying and Harassment

Here’s what a group of colleagues (myself included) did yesterday at my law school.  Fourteen faculty and staff members joined together and distributed to all staff and faculty mailboxes the following signed letter and a sticker that reads “Be an Ally. Be … Continue reading

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The Center for Reproductive Rights – Columbia Law School Fellowship – Deadline November 1, 2010

From Diana Hortsch, Director of the Law School Initiative at the Center for Reproductive Rights, this notice of a fellowship at Columbia Law School: The Center for Reproductive Rights – Columbia Law School Fellowship (“CRR-CLS Fellowship”) is a two-year, post-graduate fellowship offered … Continue reading

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Teaching Resource on Feminism and Pornography

Those who teach Feminist Legal Theory or other classes in which pornography is a subject of academic discussion might be interested in this recording of an interview by Professor Gail Dines (Wheelock College) with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Professor Dines … Continue reading

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Tenure-Track Positions at Nebraska

 From Anna Shavers (Nebraska): The University of Nebraska College of Law invites applications for three tenure-track faculty positions. Areas of particular interest include business associations, corporate finance and governance, transactional skills courses, securitization, venture capital, entrepreneurship, patents, trusts and estates, … Continue reading

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Notice of Faculty Positions at Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis

INDIANA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW-INDIANAPOLIS invites applications from entry-level and experienced candidates for tenure-track and tenured appointments beginning in the 2011-2012 academic year. The law school seeks colleagues with distinguished academic records who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, … Continue reading

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Feminist Law Prof 1L Stories Revisited

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law Review has published another Law Stories issue, this one with the theme "One L Revisited" (including an introduction by author Scott Turow).  In this Summer 2010 issue, several law professors and other law … Continue reading

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Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia and The Washington College of Law 2010 Student Legal Essay Writing Competition

This call for essays may be of interest to students of Feminist Law Profs and others:   The Modern American (TMA) announces the American University Washington College of Law (WCL) essay competition, open to all full-time and part-time law students … Continue reading

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2010 Status Update – Women and Legal Education

According to blogs in the legal academy, women did not fare well this year in the law school lateral hire market, with the majority of lateral moves being made by men. Further, Supreme Court clerkships are weighty credentials among academics … Continue reading

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Focus on Intentional Pedagogy at “Faculty Teaching Day”

Many law schools have annual faculty retreats or “scholarship days” to showcase faculty scholarship.  My home institution instituted that tradition two years ago.  For the first time this year, we also held a “Faculty Teaching Day,” a half-day program for … Continue reading

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Legally Blind Grading: Do Class Participation Docks and Boosts Unfairly Disadvantage Female and Minority Students?

I’ve been doing a series of guest posts (here,  here,  here, and  here) over on  PrawfsBlawg concerning what I refer to as “legally blind grading” in law school, i.e., the grading process under which law professors are deprived of information … Continue reading

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CFP: Teaching Gender as a Core Value

Call for Panelists AALS Section on Women in Legal Education “Teaching Gender as a Core Value” 2011 AALS Annual Meeting January 4-8, 2011 San Francisco, California The AALS Section on Women in Legal Education will hold a program during the … Continue reading

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