What we’re thinking/reading/doing (IFLS blog)
What’s interesting these days?
We all possess a certain image of a judge. He is old, male, and wears pinstriped trousers. ….He is respected and revered. His word is, literally and figuratively, the law, eternal, majestic. Even those of us who do not fit naturally into the traditional image tend to grow into it. The truth cannot be avoided. We judges like the old image. We cling to it. And why not? It brings comfort, the comfort of knowing one is right, at least pending the verdict of a higher court, although most of us learned to rationalize that as well. It brings security, More >
Scholarly conversations in the digital age: Unsex Mothering: Online Colloquium | Harvard Journal of Law and Gender
I really like both the form and content of the “online colloquium” hosted by the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender here: Unsex Mothering: Harvard Journal of Law and Gender.
On Monday, February 13, 2012, the Harvard Journal of Law & Gender hosted a conference at Harvard Law School featuring Darren Rosenblum’s article Unsex Mothering: Toward a New Culture of Parenting, published in the journal’s Winter 2012 edition. The author discussed his piece, with responses from Professor Duncan Kennedy (HLS), Professor Mary Anne Case (U. Chicago), Professor Elizabeth Emens (Columbia), Professor Suzanne Kim (Rutgers), and Katherine Kraschel (HLS ’12).
The journal also solicited written More >
Four pieces of exciting news from Dalhousie Schulich, including at least three feminist scholars – more on these great people throughout the summer, for those who don’t already know them. Did your faculty hire new people that IFLS should know? Please drop me a note.
MACBAIN CHAIR IN HEALTH LAW & POLICY: Joanna Erdman will join us in July as the first MacBain Chair in Health Law and Policy. Joanna, currently a Resident Fellow of the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice at Yale Law School, is an exceptional scholar in health law and policy – particularly in the areas More >
Feminist Perspectives on Tort Law Routledge (link to publisher’s website)
1: Introduction, Janice Richardson and Erika Rackley
2: Duty of Care and Ethic of Care: Irreconcilable Difference?, Jenny Steele
3. Endgame: On Negligence and Reparation for Harm, Nicky Priaulx
4.Pollution and the Body Boundary: Exploring Scale, Gender and Remedy, Dayna Nadine Scott
5. Trust in the police? Police Negligence, Invisible Immunity and Disadvantaged Claimants, Kirsty Horsey;
6. Knowledge and Power in Drug Testing and Promotion: The Adverse Effects on Women’s Health, More >