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Kathleen Kim The Thirteenth Amendment and Human Trafficking: Lessons & Limitations 36 Georgia State University Law Review 1005 (Summer, 2020) Understanding the significance of the Thirteenth Amendment for current antihuman trafficking policies and efforts requires scrutiny of the white supremacist roots that forced the chattel slavery of Africans in the United States. Passage of the Thirteenth Amendment in 1865 federalized the abolition of slavery and involuntary servitude and promised a...; Search Snippet: ...Criminal Justice System Makes it More Likely That Black and Latina Girls Will Be Treated as Delinquents Rather than Victims. [Fn31] In... 2020 Multiple Groups: African/Black American; Hispanic/Latinx
Benedetta Faedi Duramy #Metoo and the Pursuit of Women's International Human Rights 54 University of San Francisco Law Review 215 (2020) IN THE PAST YEAR, high profile cases and the ensuing #MeToo movement have raised much attention on issues surrounding gender discrimination, violence against women, and sexual harassment in the workplace. In the United States, allegations of sexual assault and harassment spawned the deposition or resignation of prominent figures in the...; Search Snippet: ...Francisco Law Review 2020 Article #Metoo and the Pursuit of Women's International Human Rights Benedetta Faedi Duramy [Fna1] Copyright © 2020 By... 2020  
Linda C. McClain A "Woman's Best Right"--to a Husband or the Ballot?: Political and Household Governance in Anthony Trollope's Palliser Novels 100 Boston University Law Review 1861 (October, 2020) The year 2020 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. In 2018, the United Kingdom marked the one hundredth anniversary of some women securing the right to vote in parliamentary elections and the ninetieth anniversary of women securing the right to vote on the same terms as men....; Search Snippet: ...Law Review Boston University Law Review October, 2020 Article a Woman's Best Right--to a Husband or the Ballot?: Political And... 2020  
Kaleena M. Beck A History of Women's Fight for Equality 63-DEC Advocate 12 (November/December, 2020) This year marks the 100 anniversary of the passage of the 19 Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, the amendment that guaranteed and protected women's constitutional right to vote. With this monumental moment in history being celebrated, it is a good time to reflect on the personal and legal battles fought by women to...; Search Snippet: ...Legal History Society and Idaho Women Lawyers a History of Women's Fight for Equality Kaleena M. Beck [Fna1] Copyright © 2020 By... 2020  
Nicole A. Cofer , Jami Cooper , Liz Stryker , Kala Sowers , Tanya Hunt Handley , Lee Murray Hall A Sisterhood of Advocacy 2020-AUT West Virginia Lawyer 18 (Autumn, 2020) The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsberg, second female justice appointed to the United States Supreme Court, once said, My mother told me to be a lady. And for her, that meant be your own person, be independent. 2020 is a year to celebrate the woman as her own person, independent and strong, as it marks 100 years since the ratification of the 19th...; Search Snippet: ...2020 Cover Story a Sisterhood of Advocacy a History of Women's Involvement in West Virginia's Legal Landscape [Fn1] Nicole A. Cofer... 2020  
Emily R. James A Woman's Vote: to Fear or Not to Fear 63-DEC Advocate 22 (November/December, 2020) The 100 Anniversary of the 19 Amendment could not have landed on a more momentous year. As a young woman, looking at the United States through a 2020 lens, the anniversary is not only a victory to be celebrated, but also a stark reminder that the United States Constitution did not originally include gender and race equality. This anniversary...; Search Snippet: ...The Idaho Legal History Society and Idaho Women Lawyers a Woman's Vote: to Fear or Not to Fear Emily R. James... 2020  
Kelly Dittmar Advancing Women's Political Power in the next Century 100 Boston University Law Review 1665 (October, 2020) C1-2Contents Introduction. 1666 I. Reject a Single Story of Women's Political Past and Present. 1667 II. Make a Strong Case to Women for Candidacy and Office Holding. 1671 III. Address Structural Barriers to Women's Political Inclusion and Power. 1673 IV. Disrupt Gender Dynamics and Expectations in American Political Institutions. 1676 V. Advance...; Search Snippet: ...History and Future of Gender, Representation, and Citizenship Rights Advancing Women's Political Power in the next Century Kelly Dittmar [Fna1] Copyright... 2020  
Serena Mayeri After Suffrage: the Unfinished Business of Feminist Legal Advocacy 129 Yale Law Journal Forum 512 (1/20/2020) This Essay considers post-suffrage women's citizenship through the eyes of Pauli Murray, a key figure at the intersection of the twentieth-century movements for racial justice and feminism. Murray drew critical lessons from the woman suffrage movement and the Reconstruction-era disintegration of an abolitionist-feminist alliance to craft...; Search Snippet: ...January 20, 2020 Collection after Suffrage: the Unfinished Business of Feminist Legal Advocacy Serena Mayeri [Fna1] Copyright © 2020 the Yale Law... 2020  
Mehwish Shaukat American Muslim Women: Who We Are and What We Demand from Feminist Jurisprudence 31 Hastings Women's Law Journal 155 (Summer, 2020) It is time for feminist jurisprudence to recognize American Muslim women (AMW) as a distinct and agentic group. For too long, feminist discourse has victimized and objectified Muslim women. Our identities are constructed, deconstructed, and weaponized to suit third party needs; yet, our voices are rarely heard. When feminist legal theories...; Search Snippet: ...Journal Hastings Women's Law Journal Summer, 2020 Article American Muslim Women: Who We Are and What We Demand from Feminist Jurisprudence Mehwish Shaukat Copyright © 2020 by Uc Hastings College Of... 2020  
W. Michael Schuster , R. Evan Davis , Kourtenay Schley , Julie Ravenscraft An Empirical Study of Patent Grant Rates as a Function of Race and Gender 57 American Business Law Journal 281 (Summer, 2020) In this article we examine the rate at which patent applications are granted as a function of the inventor's race and gender. Empirical analysis of more than 3.9 million U.S. applications finds minority and women applicants are significantly less likely to secure a patent relative to the balance of inventors. Further analysis indicates that a...; Search Snippet: ...Of Patent Grant Rates as a Function of Race and Gender W. Michael Schuster [Fna1] R. Evan Davis [Fnaa1] Kourtenay Schley... 2020  
Andy Carr Anger, Gender, Race, and the Limits of Free Speech Protection 31 Hastings Women's Law Journal 211 (Summer, 2020) Individuals' mental states are relevant to many processes in America's legal system, from finding parties had consciousness of guilt to determining damages for tort victims' pain and suffering. Under the First Amendment, emotions are taken into consideration for assessing the boundaries of free speech rights. Among the essential emotions affecting...; Search Snippet: ...Law Journal Hastings Women's Law Journal Summer, 2020 Article Anger, Gender, Race, and the Limits of Free Speech Protection Andy Carr... 2020  
Emily Chafa Arabella "Belle" Babb Mansfield 59 No. 3 Judges' Journal 25 (Summer, 2020) Exactly 150 years later, in the very room where it happened, the Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys (I.O.W.A.) celebrated the 150th anniversary of the first woman admitted to practice law in the United States. On June 15, 1869, Arabella Babb Mansfield took the bar examination, passed, and was formally admitted to the Iowa bar. These events...; Search Snippet: ...Journal Summer, 2020 Feature Arabella Belle Babb Mansfield the First Woman Lawyer--celebrating Her Legacy Judge Emily Chafa Copyright © 2020 By... 2020  
Jessica Szuminski Behind the Binary Bars: a Critique of Prison Placement Policies for Transgender, Non-binary, and Gender Non-conforming Prisoners 105 Minnesota Law Review 477 (November, 2020) After police responded to a domestic dispute, arrestee Zack was held at Riverside Correctional Facility in Philadelphia. When Zack arrived, he was forced to submit to an intrusive genital examination that was alleged to confirm his gender identity, was abused by correctional officers who taunted him for having a beard and then refused to give him...; Search Snippet: ...Critique of Prison Placement Policies for Transgender, Non-binary, and Gender Non-conforming Prisoners Jessica Szuminski [Fna1] Copyright © 2020 by Jessica... 2020  
Nicole P. Dyszlewski Boldly Marching Through Closed Doors: the Experiences of the Earliest Female Attorneys in Their Own Words 25 Roger Williams University Law Review 340 (Summer, 2020) In 2019, Roger Williams University School of Law (RWU Law) celebrated the earliest women lawyers in Rhode Island at an event called First Women. This event was a culmination of a multi-year research project where researchers at RWU Law and members of the Rhode Island legal community worked together to rediscover and formally identify the...; Search Snippet: ...Boldly Marching Through Closed Doors: the Experiences of the Earliest Female Attorneys in Their Own Words [Fna1] Nicole P. Dyszlewski [Fnaa1... 2020  
Angela E. Washington Booming Impacts: Analyzing Bureau of Land Management Authority in Oil and Gas Leasing amid the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's Crisis 72 Administrative Law Review 719 (Fall, 2020) L1-2Introduction . L3720 I. Charging Toward a Dim Future: The Energy Dominance Campaign Compromises Safety to Native Women. 723 A. Extractive Industries and the Marginalization of Native Women. 723 B. A Tale of Two Agendas. 728 1. The Trump Administration's Energy and Economic Instigation Priorities. 728 2. Political Will to Address the Missing and...; Search Snippet: ...Oil and Gas Leasing amid the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's Crisis Angela E. Washington [Fna1] Copyright © 2020 by American Bar... 2020  
Abbe Smith Can You Be a Feminist and a Criminal Defense Lawyer? 57 American Criminal Law Review 1569 (Fall, 2020) Young people in the current cultural generation seem to like the word literally. They use it often and with great feeling, though not necessarily accurately. Law students will exclaim, for example, that the length of reading assignments is literally killing them. Young public defenders will complain that judges and prosecutors are literally...; Search Snippet: ...In the Criminal Justice System Article Can You Be a Feminist and a Criminal Defense Lawyer? Abbe Smith [Fna1] Copyright © 2020... 2020  
  Celebrating the First Women Lawyers in Rhode Island 25 Roger Williams University Law Review 322 (Summer, 2020) I'd like to welcome all of you here as we celebrate the First Women Lawyers in Rhode Island and honor them with the dedication of the First Women plaque that hangs prominently in the law school atrium. The plaque will be a permanent recognition, not only of the achievements of these remarkable women, but of the contributions that these First Women...; Search Snippet: ...2020 First Women Lawyers in Rhode Island Celebrating the First Women Lawyers in Rhode Island [Fna1] Transcript Prepared by Michael M... 2020  
Kelly M. Rabalais Celebrating Women in Leadership and the 100 Anniversary of the 19 Amendment 68 Louisiana Bar Journal 86 (August/September, 2020) Celebrating women in leadership seems fitting as we mark the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution this month (ratified on Aug. 18, 1920). We honor the dedicated, steadfast women leaders who persevered through decades of protests to obtain the passage of the 19th Amendment, wherein women were granted the...; Search Snippet: ...Bar Journal Louisiana Bar Journal August/september, 2020 Feature Celebrating Women in Leadership and the 100 Th Anniversary of the 19 Th Amendment... 2020  
Chris Chambers Goodman, Esq. Clearing the Bench: Using Mandatory Retirement to Promote Gender Parity in the U.s. and the Eu Judiciaries 95 Tulane Law Review 1 (November, 2020) Many EU countries have been particularly adept at implementing antidiscrimination laws that go beyond merely promoting gender diversity, but also toward obtaining gender parity in some areas. These laws, directives, and policies, along with other factors, have expanded the representation of women in the legal profession generally and specifically...; Search Snippet: ...2020 Article Clearing the Bench: Using Mandatory Retirement to Promote Gender Parity in the U.s. and the Eu Judiciaries Chris Chambers... 2020  
  Criminal Law--criminalization of Pregnancy-- Eighth Circuit Upholds Manslaughter Charge Against Pregnant Woman for Death of Baby Based on Prenatal Drug Use.--united States V. Flute, 929 F.3d 584 (8th Cir. 2019) 133 Harvard Law Review 1087 (January, 2020) Starting with the crack baby scare in the 1980s, state prosecutors have sought to use existing criminal laws to bring charges against pregnant people for acts that allegedly harmed the fetus. These prosecutions have overwhelmingly targeted poor women of color. On the whole, many have been dismissed either initially or on appeal, with courts often...; Search Snippet: ...Criminalization of Pregnancy-- Eighth Circuit Upholds Manslaughter Charge Against Pregnant Woman for Death of Baby Based on Prenatal Drug Use.-- United... 2020  
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