h/t Amar Khoday of U of M Law (@AmarKhoday)
Just after posting re UVics jobs, realised this way is better. The fact that UVic got their own post with a bunny isn’t an endorsement….it’s just a belated realisation and nostalgia for the UVic bunnies, gone since 2011.
While I cannot comment on the legal nuances of either case, both women’s interactions with the officers to me sounded like explaining, not resisting arrest. Huq was standing outside a restaurant, like any of a million New Yorkers waiting for brunch on Sunday morning. In Ore’s case, when the officer demanded to see identification, she said, “Why did you have to speak to me in such a disrespectful manner?” This sounds to me like assertive self-advocacy, maybe even a teachable moment. In the video or Ore’s arrest, you can see that this is the moment the incident starts to go More >
Prof. Aya Gruber (Colorado Law)
Far from being moribund, feminist legal theory is breaking from its somewhat dogmatic past and forging ahead with new vigor. Many modern feminist legal scholars seek innovative ways to better the legal, social, and economic status of women while simultaneously questioning some of the more troubling moves of second-wave feminism, such as the tendency to essentialize the woman’s experience, the turn to authoritarian state policies, and the characterization of women as pure objects or agents. These “neofeminists” prioritize women’s issues but maintain a strong More >
CFP: Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting Seattle, May 28 – 31, 2015
This came by email today!
h/t Ummni Khan
Call for Papers – Friday September 19th Deadline Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at the Law and Society Association Annual Meeting Seattle, May 28 – 31, 2015 Dear friends and colleagues, We write to invite you to participate in panels sponsored by the Feminist Legal Theory Collaborative Research Network at the Law and Society Annual Meeting in 2015. Information about the Law and Society meeting (including registration and hotel information) is at: http://www.lawandsociety.org/Seattle2015/seattle2015.html Within Law & Society, the Feminist Legal Theory CRN seeks to bring together scholars across a range of fields who are interested in More >