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Here. Via bobc.
[I cross post from my blog, Related Topics, from time to time. I haven't done that in a while, but I'm working my way round to a topic that might be of interest. Here's the latest post.] I’ve … Continue reading
This time it’s about bacon flavored rolling papers. Yet another reason not to smoke or do drugs. Other posts about bacon here, and here. And who could forget: For sale here. Oh yeah, and then there is this.
But I do.
My colleague Danielle Holley-Walker has written a thoughtful post on how the actions of the Clinton campaign may lead to a rift in the Democratic party. Check it out here! -Susan Kuo
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Another law professor blog is added to the blogosphere. Welcome to The Faculty Lounge. Feminist Law Professors Kathleen Bergin, Laura Appleman, and Kevin Noble Maillard have joined my colleague Dan Filler and others. It’ll be worth visiting … Continue reading
I spent yesterday participating in all manner of election-day madness — making calls, making sandwiches, monitoring voter challenges, and making door-to-door visits to get the vote out. More here. – Susan Kuo
Interesting if depressing post with this title at Woman of the Law.
Jaya Ramji-Nogales has a post by this title here at IntLawGrrls.
More by Alfonsina at Feminist Figure. See also this entry at the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
No, Virgil won’t be there, but Dr. Gregg Bloche will. On Sunday, Dr. Bloche, senior health care policy adviser to the Obama campaign, will be speaking in Columbia, SC. If you’re in the area, come and seek answers to your … Continue reading
Second row, center — that’s how I feel after grading exams all day. -Susan Kuo
From Eschaton: Eschaton Ads MISS FEBRUARY! From The Lovely Mistresses of George W Bush, a 2008 vintage styled Pin-Up Calendar. Each girl represents a corporation or special interest group our president is in bed with. Featured on C-SPAN, Time Out … Continue reading
I was tagged by Iowa Prof Angela Onwuachi-Willig at blackprof.com for an end-of-semester diversion: blog about the worst movie I’ve ever seen. Here are two: Cold Mountain and American Pie. American Pie – as it turns out, uploading a … Continue reading
From the FLP mailbox: Hi – I’m writing to let you know that Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS) has published an interview with Sen. Hillary Clinton about her health care plan, along with the transcript and audio of an in-depth interview … Continue reading
From The Atlantic Monthly, via Crooked Timber. Below is an excerpt: … Since so many of us are going to college, a great many of our decisions about our lives have been and are being made on the campuses, and … Continue reading
Yes, I think “scandal” is probably the correct word. The latest is here. For still more background, see this. –Ann Bartow
“Public.Resource.Org and Fastcase, Inc. announced today that they will release a large and free archive of federal case law, including all Courts of Appeals decisions from 1950 to the present and all Supreme Court decisions since 1754. The archive will … Continue reading
Read Kevin Maillard’s post at Blackprof here. Been there. Been there so often I wrote about it too (see page 19), but not nearly as engagingly. –Ann Bartow
Five days after releasing the results of last July’s Bar Exam results, the South Carolina Judicial Department decided that 20 additional bar takers should pass. This was the first time that graduates of the new Charleston School of Law could … Continue reading
This and this. Via Eric Muller, who would be an excellent lawyer to have during tough times. –Ann Bartow
According to this study by Matthias R. Mehl, Simine Vazire, NairÃ¡n RamÃrez-Esparza, Richard B. Slatcher, and James W. Pennebaker: Women are generally assumed to be more talkative than men. Data were analyzed from 396 participants who wore a voice recorder … Continue reading
“The human papillomavirus (HPV) screening test for cervical cancer is far more accurate than the traditional Pap test, according to a Canadian study published Wednesday in the United States.”
More information here.
This link is to a NYT article. It’s very difficult and depressing to read, and written in a way that might fairly be called racist. I’m noting the article here because I think the victimized Congolese women deserve to have … Continue reading
The “White Chicks and Gang Signs” music video can be viewed here. It was posted at Racialicious, where there is a provocative comments thread with some very divergent opinions. It’s hard to understand without any context what is being signaled, … Continue reading
There is an overview entitled The Pocket Part, Internet Harassment. The contributions are listed below, with short excerpts. Hey, at least they found one written by a woman they were willing to publish, goodness knows that isn’t always the case. … Continue reading
That’s what Sally Field actually said in her Emmy acceptance speech. The Foxified version is here.
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS:WILLIAM S. BOYD SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for at least one tenure-track Associate Professor or tenured Full Professor of Law position, with appointment to begin with the 2008-2009 academic year. We have substantial flexibility in … Continue reading
That’s the headline of this article from the (UK) Telegraph. -Ralph Michael Stein
Thirty years ago today, Steve Biko — anti-apartheid activist and founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa â€“ died in police custody after staggeringly brutal treatment. Information about Steve Biko’s life and death can be found here. In … Continue reading
From Women’s eNews’ Cheers and Jeers of the Week: – The maternal mortality rate in the United States has risen to its highest level in decades, the Associated Press reported Aug. 24, reaching 13 deaths per 100,000 live births in … Continue reading
The fallout from Hurricane Dean will be deeper and darker than anything we could learn from an action hero reporter gripped to a palm tree. A child playing outside right now as you read this post will drown sometime within … Continue reading
Alternet article about Christine Daniels here.
That is how she describes herself in this WaPo column, entitled Pretty Formidable in Pink. Below is an excerpt: … Clinton has a three-decades-long record of working on issues related to women and families, and she’s seeking the presidency at … Continue reading
Professor Felice Batlan explains how feminism has affected her career, her life, and how she continues to allow feminism to guide her teaching. Like so many women my path into my professional life had multiple turns and forks. When asked … Continue reading
Raeder on Comments on Child Abuse Litigation in a ‘Testimonial’ World: The Intersection of Competency, Hearsay and Confrontation
FeministLawProf Myrna Raeder (Southwestern University School of Law) has posted to ssrn her article, “Comments on Child Abuse Litigation in a ‘Testimonial’ World: The Intersection of Competency, Hearsay and Confrontation.” Here is the abstract: This article explores the … Continue reading
The f-word has the rather confusing story here.
The Institute for Women’s Studies at the University of Georgia is organizing an annual conference on the status and concerns of Women and Girls in Georgia. The theme of the inaugural conference, to be held in Athens October 12-14, 2007, … Continue reading
More at IntLawGrrls.
Check out the footnote in this order (at the bottom of the page). And if you want to see who those twelve law professors are, click here.
In response to the National Security and Homeland Security Presidential Directive, signed on May 9, 2007: The directives addressing continuity of the federal government in the event of an occurrence that would effectively preclude normal operation of the three branches … Continue reading
The First Carnival of Radical Feminists is a ridiculously difficult act to follow, because Heart did such a fantastic job with it. It is a great resource, and I hope this one will be at least somewhat useful as well. … Continue reading
I did pass it somehow, but this quiz is really difficult!
And see also.
A BLS report prepared by Sharon R. Cohany and Emy Sok. Below is the abstract: The most striking feature of women’s labor market gains during the post-World War II period was the entry of married mothers into the work force. … Continue reading