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DV, Restraining Orders & State Responsibilities: Caroline Bettinger López on Gonzalez (Lenahan) v US
New in the Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol’y & L. 208 (2012) is Caroline Bettinger-Lopez’s keynote address from the Journal’s 2012 Symposium on Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States of America: Domesticating International Law.
Bettinger-Lopez of the University of Miami Faculty of Law spoke about Implementation, Litigation, and Mobilization Strategies in relation to the case, and the article begins with an introduction to the case and the domestic litigation. The article is available here on heinOnline (not open source). Also on SSRN, which is open source, here.
Friday June 14 2013 930AM to 430PM Osgoode Hall Law School IKB 1014 with Rob Nixon, Rachel Carson Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Author of Law’s Slow Violence & the Environmentalism of the Poor, HUP 2012 and a lineup of interesting thinkers from Osgoode and beyond.
The violence wrought by climate change, toxic drift, deforestation, oil spills, and the environmental aftermath of war takes place gradually and often invisibly. Using the innovative concept of “slow violence” to describe these threats, Rob Nixon focuses on the inattention we have paid to More >
New issue of CJWL in Honour of Dianne Pothier “Critical Disability Studies and Feminisms: On Getting It”
This issue honours the contributions of legal scholar Dianne Pothier, who is retiring after a distinguished career at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. Her faculty colleagues, Richard Devlin and Dean Kim Brooks, guest edit this issue which features ground-breaking scholarship on topics such as poverty and disability, disability and care, the treatment of ameliorative programs in court decisions, and barriers to women with mental disabilities testifying in court.
“L’obligation de répondre n’en est pas qu’une de la conscience individuelle. Elle est d’une nature collective qui découle de ce que nous faisons et de qui nous sommes.”
What Your Neighbour Said the Other Day… par Mireille Fournier
This quite wonderful. Published by McGill Law Students, and planned as an annual. Read on for information about how McGill students ran their own seminar on sexual assault law, for profiles of Professor Alana Klein , a frank tips from the trenches interview, and interview with pioneering Canadian critical race scholar Esmerelda Thornhill, snapshots from sabbatical from Professor Shauna More >