Roundtable Transcript edited by Sarah Lamble
So much good stuff in here. I tried to take a quote or two out but ultimately gave up. If you’re at all interested in the feminist legal academy, this is a must read. It’s not, though, open source (available through springerlink – try your institutional computers).Feminist Legal Studies , , Issue 2,
York’s Centre for Feminist Research presents Barbara Baird on Race, Gender, HIV and Australian Criminal law
Centre for Feminist Research presents
Visiting Scholar Dr. Barbara Baird (Flinders)
“Endangering Life: The Raced Politics of Gender in an Australian Case of the Criminalization of Exposure to HIV”
introduced by Professor David Murray
Wednesday, October 8, 3-5pm, 280N York Lanes
Please RSVP to this event by emailing email@example.com.
This paper tells a story of the criminalisation of exposure to HIV in recent times in Australia. It concerns John Chan, an Australian citizen of Sudanese background living in Adelaide, South Australia. Mr Chan came to Australia as a refugee in 1999. In 2004 he was diagnosed with HIV and, after first coming to the attention More >
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 >