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Hallie Guidry Wyoming, Take Another Look at Unions: How Unions Can Increase Equality for Women in the Workplace 19 Wyoming Law Review 363 (2019) I. Introduction. 363 II. Women and the Labor Movement. 366 A. Union History and Exclusion of Women Workers. 367 B. Benefits of Unionization for Women. 369 III. The Current Status of Labor Law. 370 A. Federal. 370 B. Wyoming. 373 1. Right-to-Work Legislation. 375 2. Wyoming Labor Statistics. 377 IV. Platforms for Collective Bargaining. 378 A. Wages...; Search Snippet: ...Another Look at Unions: How Unions Can Increase Equality for Women in the Workplace Hallie Guidry [Fna1] Copyright © 2019 by The... 2019  
Crystal Powell Bias, Employment Discrimination, and Black Women's Hair: Another Way Forward 2018 Brigham Young University Law Review 933 (2018) C1-2Contents I. Introduction. 933 II. History of Black Hair, Implicit Bias, and Workplace Grooming Standards. 937 A. History of Black Hair Texture and Hairstyle: Centuries of Stereotyping. 938 B. Clean, Neat, and Kept Versus Extreme, Eye-Catching, and Unprofessional: Workplace Grooming Policies Reflect Racial Stereotypes. 943 III. Should Black...; Search Snippet: ...University Law Review 2018 Comment Bias, Employment Discrimination, and Black Women's Hair: Another Way Forward Crystal Powell [Fna1] Copyright © 2019 By... 2018 African/Black American
Reema Sood Biases Behind Sexual Assault: a Thirteenth Amendment Solution to Under-enforcement of the Rape of Black Women 18 University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class 405 (Fall, 2018) Devaluation of Black women's bodies derives from the long history of slavery in this country. The treatment of Black women, from slavery to the present, ties closely to the systemic tactics of oppression utilized by White slave owners after our country's founding. In removing autonomy and control over Black female slaves' bodies, slave owners...; Search Snippet: ...Amendment Solution to Under-enforcement of the Rape of Black Women Reema Sood [Fna1] Copyright © 2018 by Reema Sood Introduction Devaluation... 2018 African/Black American
Carla M. Newman Essay: Bartering from the Bench: a Tennessee Judge Prevents Reproduction of Social Undesirables; Historic Analysis of Involuntary Sterilization of African American Women 10 Georgetown Journal of Law & Modern Critical Race Perspectives 53 (Spring, 2018) At various points during American history, there have been stark moments where the autonomy of the African American female body has been compromised, degraded, and subjected to abuse due to the status of African American women. African American women who were victims of the slave trade experienced exploitation not only because of their race, but...; Search Snippet: ...Reproduction of Social Undesirables; Historic Analysis of Involuntary Sterilization of African American Women Carla M. Newman [Fna1] Copyright © 2018 by Carla M. Newman... 2018 African/Black American
Valeria M. Pelet del Toro Let Black Girls Learn: Perceptions of Black Femininity and Zero-tolerance Policies in Schools 87 Revista Juridica Universidad de Puerto Rico 55 (2018) Introduction. 55 I. Black Girls and the School-to-Prison Pipeline. 58 A. Zero-Tolerance Policies: From the Streets to the Classroom. 58 B. By the Numbers: School Discipline's Disparate Impact on Black Girls. 60 II. Discretionary Zero-Tolerance Policies in Schools and the Role of Having an Attitude. 62 III. Black Girls Speak Out. 65 IV. What We...; Search Snippet: ...Universidad De Puerto Rico 2018 Tema Libre Article Let Black Girls Learn: Perceptions of Black Femininity and Zero-tolerance Policies In... 2018 African/Black American
Loretta A. Moore, Ph.D. , Candis Pizzetta, Ph.D. , Angela Mae Kupenda, J.D. , Evelyn J. Leggette, Ph.D. Normalizing the Recognition of Implicit Bias as a Precursor to Normalizing Blackness: the Jsu Advance Implicit Bias Think Tank--mitigating Implicit Bias Against Black Female Faculty in Stem at Hbcus in the Deep South, and Other Groups More Broadly 12 Southern Journal of Policy and Justice Just. 3 (Fall, 2018) Blackness is routinely considered as being outside the norm of America and more specifically, outside the norm of whiteness. As a result, blackness is feared, despised, scrutinized, and underrated--to use just a few verbs. Some bias against blackness was quite overt in the past. In today's America, overt and state sanctioned bias is regarded as...; Search Snippet: ...Advance Implicit Bias Think Tank--mitigating Implicit Bias Against Black Female Faculty in Stem at Hbcus in the Deep South, And... 2018 African/Black American
Jay Yi Reaction To: Bartering from the Bench: a Tennessee Judge Prevents Reproduction of Social Undesirables; Historic Analysis of Involuntary Sterilization of African American Women 10 Georgetown Journal of Law & Modern Critical Race Perspectives 63 (Spring, 2018) While Carla Newman's attempts to spotlight the state's tyranny of black women via compelled sterilization is laudable and rather unique, the article, Essay: Bartering from the Bench: A Tennessee Judge Prevents Reproduction of Social Undesirables; Historic Analysis of Involuntary Sterilization of African American Women gives an incomplete portrayal...; Search Snippet: ...Reproduction of Social Undesirables; Historic Analysis of Involuntary Sterilization of African American Women Jay Yi [Fna1] Copyright © 2018 by Jay Yi While Carla Newman's Attempts to Spotlight the State's Tyranny of Black Women via Compelled Sterilization Is Laudable and Rather Unique, the Article... 2018 African/Black American
Stephanie Hong Say Her Name: the Black Woman and Incarceration 19 Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law 619 (Spring, 2018) In the modern 21st century, the United States imprisons more people per capita than any other country in the world. This mass incarceration epidemic, deeply rooted in a history of oppression and racism, is primarily discussed in the context of its effects on black men. Black women, on the other hand, are often forgotten in the discussion despite...; Search Snippet: ...Gender and the Law Note Say Her Name: the Black Woman and Incarceration Stephanie Hong [Fna1] Copyright © 2018 by Stephanie Hong... 2018 African/Black American
Susan D. Carle Selected Historical Bibliography on African American Women's Activism (Focusing on 1880 to 1920) 47 Hofstra Law Review 117 (Fall, 2018) At the colloquium, some of the activist/scholars in the room complained about the apparent lack of literature on activism by U.S. women of color in early historical periods. As a participant pointed out, this apparent gap can lead to a lack of inspiration and role models for contemporary lawyer/activists. But this perceived gap in the historical...; Search Snippet: ...2018 Symposia Movement Lawyering Roundtable Symposium Selected Historical Bibliography on African American Women's Activism (Focusing on 1880 to 1920) Susan D. Carle [Fna1... 2018 African/Black American
Russell Fowler Tennessee's Lutie Lytle 54-OCT Tennessee Bar Journal 18 (October, 2018) October is Celebrate Pro Bono Month. It is fitting that we remember a pro bono lawyer--Lutie Lytle--who was the first in many things. She was one of America's first black female journalists. She was the first black woman to earn a law degree in the South and be admitted to the bar in the South. She was the first woman (of any color) admitted to...; Search Snippet: ...Bar Journal October, 2018 Feature Story Tennessee's Lutie Lytle a Woman of Many Firsts Russell Fowler [Fna1] Copyright © 2018 by Tennessee... 2018 African/Black American
  The Crooked Timber of Humanity: How Hbo Is Redefining Storytelling 42-SUM Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 233 (Summer, 2018) In April, the Fletcher Forum spoke with Mr. Plepler about creating complicated heroes, curating quality programming and the future of leadership. FLETCHER FORUM: During more than 20 years that you've been at HBO, you've had the opportunity to watch it evolve in a variety of ways alongside the national reality and the national culture. Do you have...; Search Snippet: ...Series Divorce Issa Rae, a Brilliant Talent, Is Looking at African- American Life among Women in Their Early 30s in Her Series, Insecure the Key... 2018 African/Black American
Tiffany R. Simmons, J.D. The Effects of the War on Drugs on Black Women: from Early Legislation to Incarceration 26 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law 719 (2018) I. Introduction. 719 II. Early Legislation of the War on Drugs. 722 III. Federal Sentencing Regulations and the Shift of Power from Judges to Prosecutors. 724 IV. Prosecutorial Discretion and Its Disproportionate Impact on Black Women. 726 V. The Executive Branch's Impact on the War on Drugs and Sentencing Disparities (1991 to 2017). 733 VI. The...; Search Snippet: ...Article the Effects of the War on Drugs on Black Women: from Early Legislation to Incarceration Tiffany R. Simmons , J.d. [Fna1... 2018 African/Black American
Bianca A. White The Invisible Victims of the School-to-prison Pipeline: Understanding Black Girls, School Push-out, and the Impact of the Every Student Succeeds Act 24 William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law 641 (Spring, 2018) Introduction I. Brief History II. Understanding Black Girlhood and the School-to-Prison Pipeline III. The Necessity of Programs for Black Girls IV. Every Student Succeeds Act V. Ending School Push-out Conclusion A stigma follows Black girls: they are said to be unruly, defiant, unsophisticated, and to have bad attitudes. This stigma is reinforced...; Search Snippet: ...Invisible Victims of the School-to-prison Pipeline: Understanding Black Girls, School Push-out, and the Impact of the Every Student... 2018 African/Black American
Rowan D. Wilson To Know Who We Are and What We Can Do 118 Columbia Law Review Rev. 5 (January, 2018) Early in 2013, in the midst of interviews conducted by several upstate bar associations reviewing candidates for a seat on the New York Court of Appeals, I sat down at lunch and met Sheila Abdus-Salaam. I was not in my element, and I'm sure she noticed that when she decided to sit next to me and introduce herself. Toward the end of our...; Search Snippet: ...Family History and Discover That She--who Became the First African American Woman to Sit on the Highest Court in New York State... 2018 African/Black American
Andrea Freeman Unmothering Black Women: Formula Feeding as an Incident of Slavery 69 Hastings Law Journal 1545 (August, 2018) Laws and policies that impede Black mothers' ability to breastfeed their children began in slavery and persist as an incident of that institution today. They originated in the practice of removing enslaved new mothers from their infants to work or to serve as wet nurses for slave owners' children. The stereotype of the bad Black mother justified...; Search Snippet: ...Law Journal Hastings Law Journal August, 2018 Article Unmothering Black Women: Formula Feeding as an Incident of Slavery Andrea Freeman [Fna1... 2018 African/Black American
Brooke D. Coleman A Legal Fempire?: Women in Complex Civil Litigation 93 Indiana Law Journal 617 (Summer, 2018) Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made headlines when she said that she would be satisfied with the number of women on the Supreme Court when there are nine. But why should that answer have been so remarkable? After all, there were nine men on the Court for nearly all of its history. Yet, Justice Ginsburg's statement was met with amusement--or from...; Search Snippet: ...Journal Indiana Law Journal Summer, 2018 Article a Legal Fempire?: Women in Complex Civil Litigation Brooke D. Coleman [Fna1] Copyright © 2018... 2018 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Tisa Wenger, Associate Professor of American Religious History, Yale University Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sounds Borderlands, 1854-1946. By Katrina Jagodinsky. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. Pp. 352. $40.00 (Cloth). Isbn: 978-0300211689 33 Journal of Law and Religion 125 (April, 2018) At the heart of this innovative and artfully constructed book are six case studies of Native American women from the cultural and legal borderlands of Arizona and Washington. Bringing together the fields of settler colonial and indigenous studies, U.S. western and borderlands history, and the social history of American law, Katrina Jagodinsky makes...; Search Snippet: ...April, 2018 Book Review Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women's Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sounds Borderlands, 1854-1946... 2018 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Kirsten Mehnert Native American Reproductive Health Law--reproductive Justice: the Politics of Healthcare for Native American Women 14 Journal of Health & Biomedical Law 445 (2018) No Money, No People, No Service- Sarah One in four Native American children are born in Indian Health Services (IHS) hospitals. After birth, Native American women are four times more likely to hemorrhage, three times more likely to have gestational diabetes, and preeclampsia occurs twice as often than the national average. On the Pine Ridge...; Search Snippet: ...Biomedical Law Journal of Health & Biomedical Law 2018 Book Review Native American Reproductive Health Law--reproductive Justice: the Politics of Healthcare for Native American Women Kirsten Mehnert [Fna1] Copyright © 2018 by Journal of Health & Biomedical... 2018 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Sarah Deer, Mary Kathryn Nagle Return to Worcester: Dollar General and the Restoration of Tribal Jurisdiction to Protect Native Women and Children 41 Harvard Journal of Law & Gender 179 (Winter, 2018) C1-2Table of Contents Introduction. 180 I. Non-Indian Perpetrated Violence Against Native Women Was Designed to Secure Colonial Conquest and the Destruction of Tribal Nations. 187 A. Native Women Form the Foundation of Tribal Sovereignty. 187 B. Non-Indian Perpetuated Violence Was Purposefully Used Against Native Women and Children as a Form of...; Search Snippet: ...General and the Restoration of Tribal Jurisdiction to Protect Native Women and Children Sarah Deer Mary Kathryn Nagle Copyright © 2018 By... 2018 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Héctor Ruiz No Justice for Guatemalan Women: an Update Twenty Years after Guatemala's First Violence Against Women Law 29 Hastings Women's Law Journal 101 (Winter, 2018) A culture of violence and impunity pervades all of Guatemalan society today, harboring an environment in which patriarchal repression is the norm. Violence against women and children is no new concept in Latin America and is anchored on broad notions of patriarchy throughout the region; however, the thirty-six-year long internal armed conflict,...; Search Snippet: ...Women's Law Journal Winter, 2018 Article No Justice for Guatemalan Women: an Update Twenty Years after Guatemala's First Violence Against Women Law Héctor Ruiz [Fna1] Copyright © 2018 by Uc Hastings College... 2018 Hispanic/Latinx American
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