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Where are the Women? U of Illinois Law Review Edition

Illinois Law Review, Issue 2014:2 University of Illinois Law Review, Issue 2014:2 4 articles; no female faculty authors. 3 student notes; 1 female student author. -Bridget Crawford

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Where The Girls Aren’t

Ryan A. Malphurs, Courtroom Sciences Inc., Jaime Bochantin, DePaul University, L. Hailey Drescher, University of Kansas, and Melissa Wallace Framer, Arizona State University, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, have published Too Much Frivolity, Not Enough Femininity: A Study of Gender … Continue reading

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Shaken and Stirred, Women Leaving (Wall Street) Finance

Margo Epprecht on “The Real Reason Women Are Leaving Wall Street: Gentlemen Prefer Bonds.” Title cute, reasons not. But they’re also pretty predictable: a lot of sexism, along with the long hours, the financial crisis that caused many people to rethink … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Stanford Law School “CodeX FutureLaw Conference” Edition

Check out the line-up for yourself, here. 26 speakers; 25 men.  One woman who is a student. Conference organizer Tim Hwang said this in a Law.com article about the purpose of the conference. He said the inspiration behind the conference … Continue reading

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In Defense of Law Review Affirmative Action

As you may have seen, the new Scholastica submission service allows law reviews to collect demographic information from authors. A flurry of blog posts has recently cropped up in response; as far as I can tell, they range from negative … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Florida Law Review Edition

Here’s the TOC for Volume 64, Number 6 of the Florida Law Review: Martin H. Redish & Matthew B. Arnould, Judicial Review, Constitutional Interpretation, and the Democratic Dilemma: Proposing a “Controlled Activism” Alternative Erwin Chemerinsky, The Elusive Quest for Value Neutral Judging: … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Yale Law Journal Editorial Board Edition

The Yale Law Journal has announced its new editorial board here. For the 6th year in a row, the EIC is a man. The six officers are all men. Out of 22 content committee editors for the print journal (Articles, … Continue reading

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“Not a single woman will lead any of the major House committees in the 113th Congress.”

Details here.

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Where are the Women? Another FSU Edition

This time, a tax conference with 14 “featured participants.”  Number of women?  One. Did noone at Florida State look at this list of speakers and think, “Gee, maybe such an imbalanced list doesn’t present the school in the best light?”  … Continue reading

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‘Why Are There No Women Writers in Vogue’s Edith Wharton Spread?”

That is the title of this Slate article, which notes: … Several hundred writers and fans had descended upon The Mount, Edith Wharton’s country house in Lenox, Mass., to celebrate the author’s 150th birthday with three days of panels and … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Washington Law Review Edition

Volume 87  | June 2012 | Issue 2 June 2012 Symposium: The First Amendment in the Modern Age Foreword: The Guardians of Knowledge in the Modern State: Post’s Republic and the First Amendment Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover Essays: … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Stanford Law Review Edition

Volume 64 • Issue 4 • April 2012 Articles The Tragedy of the Carrots: Economics and Politics in the Choice of Price Instruments Brian Galle 64 Stan. L. Rev. 797 “They Saw a Protest”: Cognitive Illiberalism and the Speech-Conduct Distinction Dan M. … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Harvard Symposium Edition

Volume 125 · May 2012 · Number 7 ARTICLE Regulation for the Sake of Appearance Adam M. Samaha SYMPOSIUM THE NEW PRIVATE LAW Introduction: Pragmatism and Private Law John C.P. Goldberg The Obligatory Structure of Copyright Law: Unbundling the Wrong … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Illinois Law Review/Jack Balkin Edition

  University of Illinois Law Review, Issue 2012:3 Symposium: Jack Balkin’s Constitutional Text and Principle The Method of Text and ?: Jack Balkin’s Originalism With No Regrets – Larry Alexander (PDF) Jack Balkin’s Interaction Theory of “Commerce” – Randy E. Barnett (PDF) The Balkinization … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? University of Toronto L.J. Edition (Again and Again)

This academic year, the University of Toronto Law Journal has managed to publish 3 issues having only one female author each.  From the TOC to Volume 62:1 (2012) (posted here): Pandectism and the Gaian classification of things Francesco Giglio From … 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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Where are the Women? UCLA Law Review Edition

Notice anything? Volume 59, Issue 3 (February 2012) Essays Essays in Honor of Joel F. Handler: Introduction UCLA Law Review 504 The Pursuit of Legal Rights—and Beyond Scott L. Cummings 506 Poverty Unmodified?: Critical Reflections on the Deserving/Undeserving Distinction Noah … Continue reading

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Here are the Women! “Issues in Legal Scholarship” Edition

Check out the table of contents for Issues in Legal Scholarship: Vol. 9 : Iss. 1 (Denaturalizing Citizenship: A Symposium on Linda Bosniak’s The Citizen and the Alien and Ayelet Shachar’s The Birthright Lottery). Denaturalizing Citizenship: An Introduction, 
Leti Volpp Making Membership, 
Saskia Sassen … Continue reading

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There are the Women! Contracts Prof Blog Edition

Professor Jeremy Telman (Valparaiso), Editor of the ContractsProfBlog, writes (here): Bridget Crawfod [sic] often asks “Where are the Women?” when women are unrepresented or underrepresented in publications or conferences.  Well, the answer to “Where are the women writing on contracts … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? University of Toronto L.J. Edition

From the TOC to Volume 61:3 (2011) (posted here): A Contextual Approach To The Admissibility Of The State’s Forensic Science And Medical Evidence Gary Edmond, Kent Roach Equality Under And Before The Law William Lucy Property And Collective Undertaking: The … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Not at Duquesne Talking About the Establishment Clause

Looks like Duquesne University School of Law will be hosting an  all-male symposium next month.  Professor Bruce Ledewitz is the symposium chair, according to the school’s publicity.  Check out the line-up for the planned program on “The Future of the … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Not in the Wm Mitchell Law Rev. on Restatement (3rd) of Torts

Who is talking and writing about the Restatement (Third) of Torts in the “Liability for Physical and Emotional Harms” symposium edition of the William Mitchell Law Review?  One — yes, just one — contributor out of 14 is female.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Campbell Law Review Edition

How difficult would it have been to find women to include in the symposium?   33 CAMPBELL LAW REVIEW, NO. 3, PP. 501-740, 2011. Symposium. Liberalism, Constitutionalism, and Christianity: Perspectives on the Influence of Christianity on Classical Liberal Legal Thought. … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Boston College Law Review Edition

Boston College Law Review, Issue 52:3 (May 2011) Articles Joseph Blocher, Viewpoint Neutrality and Government Speech, 52 B.C. L. Rev. 695 (2011) [PDF] Robert M. Chesney, Who May Be Held? Military Detention Through the Habeas Lens, 52 B.C. L. Rev. 769 (2011) … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Cornell Law Review Edition

There are none published in Volume 96:2 (January 2011) of the Cornell Law Review. Cornell Law Review, Volume 96 Number 2 (January 2011) Articles Deciding When to Decide: How Appellate Procedure Distributes the Costs of Legal Change Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl … Continue reading

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Where are the Women (and Gays and Lesbians)? Surgery Edition

This bizarre editorial in Surgery News has highlighted issues regarding the treatment of women and lesbians and gay men in the community of surgeons. Dr. Pauline Chen has a well-contextualized (if depressing) piece explaining the controversy over at the New York … Continue reading

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Where are the Immigrant Women on International Women’s Day?

They are most likely working, looking for better opportunities and sending money home to the family members that have stayed behind. The number of male and female migrants has increased as has the proportion of women (from 47% in 1960 … Continue reading

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Oh Man! Where are the Women: Georgetown Edition

The Georgetown Law Journal shows that it can get worse.  Instead of publishing few female faculty authors (see here), how about none? Here’s the line-up for volume 99, issue 2.  Four articles, 5 authors, all men. How International Financial Law … Continue reading

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Where Are the Women? Wikipedia Edition

This blog (i.e., Bridget and Ann) has (have) done a great job of calling attention to the underrepresentation of women in law reviews and symposia (for example, here and here). An article in the New York Times has now called … Continue reading

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Where Are The Women? The Catholic University of America and its Law School’s Center for Law, Philosophy and Culture is hosting a womenless symposium on”The Nature of Judicial Duty: A Reflection on Philip Hamburger’s Law and Judicial Duty”on April 8-9, 2010.

The Symposium’s home page is here. The listed speakers include: Philip Hamburger (keynote), Richard A. Epstein, Emilio M. Garza, R.H. Helmholz, H. Jefferson Powell, Lloyd L. Weinreb and Michael P. Zuckert. –Ann Bartow

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Where are the Women? Lateral Hires Edition, Cripes!

Over at The Faculty Lounge Dan Filler lists lateral moves he is aware of (with supplementation from the appended comments and other sources) as follows: Arizona State Daniel Bodansky from Georgia Boston College Brian Galle from Florida State Charleston Todd … Continue reading

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Where are the Women? Not Among 80+% of Illinois Law Review Authors

Looking at the professional articles (not student notes)  published by the Illinois Law Review in years 2007, 2008 and 2009, I count: 72 total articles published 90 total authors published 10 single-author articles published by women 6 multiple-author articles with … Continue reading

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Disaster Relief for Haiti

Here are some organizations whose relief efforts are being directed toward women and children in Haiti: CARE.  In a press release (here), CARE’s director in Haiti said, ”Children were still in school when the earthquake hit, so there are many … Continue reading

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Where are the women? There isn’t a single women law prof, jurist or practitioner among the participants in the Wake Forest Law Review’s 2009 Torts Symposium

44 WAKE FOREST LAW REVIEW, NO. 4, WINTER, 2009. Third Restatement of Torts: Issue One. 44 Wake Forest L. Rev. 877-1107 (2009). Cardi, W. Jonathan. A pluralistic analysis of the therapist/physician duty to warn third parties. 44 Wake Forest L. … Continue reading

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