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Jessica Watters Pink Hats and Black Fists: the Role of Women in the Black Lives Matter Movement 24 William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law 199 (Fall, 2017) I. Origins and Critiques of the Women's March II. True Intersectional Feminism Must Be Continuously Demonstrated by Allies III. The Collective Power of (White) Women Conclusion On January 21, 2017, nearly five hundred thousand people, many adorned in pink, cat-eared pussyhats, descended on Washington, D.C.--the flagship location for the official...; Search Snippet: ...2017 Comment Pink Hats and Black Fists: the Role of Women in the Black Lives Matter Movement Jessica Watters [Fna1] Copyright... 2017 African/Black American
Shauna Marshall Rebellious Deaning: One African American Woman's Vision of a Progressive Law School 24 Clinical Law Review 135 (Fall, 2017) For eight years, I served as the Academic Dean for UC Hastings College of the Law, where I tried to lead the institution rebelliously. When we think of rebellious lawyering we envision working with marginalized, under-resourced communities seeking changes in the political, social and economic systems that pervade clients' daily lives. Yet I found...; Search Snippet: ...Review Clinical Law Review Fall, 2017 Article Rebellious Deaning: One African American Woman's Vision of a Progressive Law School Shauna Marshall [Fna1] Copyright... 2017 African/Black American
Ann M. Eisenberg Removal of Women and African Americans in Jury Selection in South Carolina Capital Cases, 1997-2012 9 Northeastern University Law Review 299 (Summer, 2017) The Supreme Court's May 2016 decision in Foster v. Chatman involved smoking-gun evidence that the state of Georgia discriminated against prospective black jurors during jury selection in Foster's 1987 capital trial. Foster was decided on the thirtieth anniversary of Batson v. Kentucky, the first in the line of cases to prohibit striking prospective...; Search Snippet: ...Review Northeastern University Law Review Summer, 2017 Article Removal of Women and African Americans in Jury Selection in South Carolina Capital Cases, 1997-2012... 2017 African/Black American
D. Wendy Greene Splitting Hairs: the Eleventh Circuit's Take on Workplace Bans Against Black Women's Natural Hair in Eeoc V. Catastrophe Management Solutions 71 University of Miami Law Review 987 (Summer, 2017) What does hair have to do with African descendant women's employment opportunities in the 21 century? In this Article, Professor Greene demonstrates that Black women's natural hair, though irrelevant to their ability to perform their jobs, constitutes a real and significant barrier to Black women's acquisition and maintenance of employment as well...; Search Snippet: ...Hairs: the Eleventh Circuit's Take on Workplace Bans Against Black Women's Natural Hair in Eeoc V. Catastrophe Management Solutions D. Wendy... 2017 African/Black American
Cristin Wilson Study: 'Adultification' Has Black Girls Facing Harsher Punishments 103-NOV ABA Journal J. 9 (November, 2017) A new study from the Center on Poverty and Inequality at Georgetown University Law Center describes adultification of African-American girls that negatively impacts how they're treated by school administrators, law enforcement and the justice system, beginning in childhood. Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls' Childhood provides data...; Search Snippet: ...Edited by Liane Jackson / Liane.jackson@americanbar.org Study: Adultification Has Black Girls Facing Harsher Punishments Cristin Wilson Copyright © 2017 by the American... 2017 African/Black American
Angela Onwuachi-Willig The Promise of Lutie A. Lytle: an Introduction to the Tenth Annual Commemorative Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Workshop Iowa Law Review Issue 102 Iowa Law Review 1843 (July, 2017) It is with great pleasure and pride that I offer this introduction and welcome to this special Iowa Law Review issue in celebration of the Tenth Annual Commemorative Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Workshop. Named after Lutie A. Lytle, an African American woman who became the first female law professor in the nation (and, likely, in the...; Search Snippet: ...Introduction to the Tenth Annual Commemorative Lutie A. Lytle Black Women Law Faculty Workshop Iowa Law Review Issue Angela Onwuachi-willig... 2017 African/Black American
DeShayla M. Strachan The Triple Threat: the Black, Female Attorney 11 Southern Journal of Policy and Justice 112 (Fall, 2017) In a world defined by gender and race, women and blacks constantly struggle with their identity. Although they may seem like vestiges of the past, these gender and racial issues still live on. To be heard, to be treated equally, and to be seen as more than a stereotype are still major challenges for women and blacks. For the black woman in...; Search Snippet: ...Policy and Justice Fall, 2017 the Triple Threat: the Black, Female Attorney Deshayla M. Strachan [Fna1] Copyright © 2017 by the National... 2017 African/Black American
Michelle S. Jacobs The Violent State: Black Women's Invisible Struggle Against Police Violence 24 William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law 39 (Fall, 2017) Introduction I. The Historical View A. Stereotypes About Black Women 1. Black Women as Governed by Libido and Loose Morals 2. Black Women as Liars 3. Black Women as Man-Like and Aggressive II. Black Women Are Murdered and Assaulted by the Police A. Invisible Homicides Committed by the Police 1. Black Women with Mental Health Issues Are...; Search Snippet: ...The Age of Police and Protest the Violent State: Black Women's Invisible Struggle Against Police Violence Michelle S. Jacobs [Fna1] Copyright... 2017 African/Black American
Kate Hartung O'Neal Women Unite 2017-MAR West Virginia Lawyer 48 (January-March, 2017) For the first time, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has a female majority, making us only the eleventh state in history to break that barrier. Additionally, Meshea L. Poore has been elected the first African American female president of the West Virginia State Bar. Do you hear that? That's the sound of shattering glass echoing through...; Search Snippet: ...West Virginia Lawyer West Virginia Lawyer January-march, 2017 Spotlight Women Unite West Virginia Women Attorneys Is a Growing Organization That Is Working to Promote Women in and Beyond the Bar Kate Hartung O'neal [Fna1] Copyright... 2017 African/Black American
Catherine M. Redlingshafer An Avoidable Conundrum: How American Indian Legislation Unnecessarily Forces Tribal Governments to Choose Between Cultural Preservation and Women's Vindication 93 Notre Dame Law Review 393 (November, 2017) Gender violence in American Indian communities is a serious, complex issue due to a myriad of legal and cultural barriers. Today, rates of rape and other sexual assaults are higher for American Indian women than any other demographic in the country. In fact, a Department of Justice report found that the assault rates for American Indian and Alaska...; Search Snippet: ...Dame Law Review November, 2017 Note an Avoidable Conundrum: How American Indian Legislation Unnecessarily Forces Tribal Governments to Choose Between Cultural Preservation and Women's Vindication Catherine M. Redlingshafer [Fna1] Copyright © 2017 by the Notre Dame Law Review; Catherine m. 2017 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Adam Crepelle Concealed Carry to Reduce Sexual Violence Against American Indian Women 26-SPG Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy 236 (Spring, 2017) Although crime rates in the United States have fallen since the 1990s, Indian reservation crime rates have increased over the same time period. The violent victimization rate for Indians is twice that of any other race, and the crime rate on some reservations is 20 times the national average. Indian crime victimization statistics are outrageous in...; Search Snippet: ...Spring, 2017 Featuring Concealed Carry to Reduce Sexual Violence Against American Indian Women Adam Crepelle [Fna1] Copyright © 2017 by the Kansas Journal Of... 2017 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Brittany Raia Protecting Vulnerable Children in Indian Country: Why and How the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Should Be Extended to Cover Child Abuse Committed on Indian Reservations 54 American Criminal Law Review 303 (Winter, 2017) When Lenny Hayes thinks about his childhood on the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Reservation in South Dakota he does not remember bike rides, bedtime stories, or a safe and loving home. Instead, Hayes remembers the physical, mental, emotional and sexual abuse that he experienced almost daily. Hayes was just six years old when the abuse started. He...; Search Snippet: ...Children in Indian Country: Why and How the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Should Be Extended to Cover Child... 2017 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Kathleen Finn, Erica Gajda, Thomas Perin, Carla Fredericks, American Indian Law Clinic University of Colorado Law School Responsible Resource Development and Prevention of Sex Trafficking: Safeguarding Native Women and Children on the Fort Berthold Reservation 40 Harvard Journal of Law & Gender 1 (Winter, 2017) C1-3Table of Contents I. Introduction. 2 II. Sex Trafficking, Native Women, and the Bakken Oil Boom. 4 A. The Intersection of Sex Trafficking and the Extractive Industries on the Fort Berthold Reservation. 7 III. Obstacles to Criminal Enforcement in Indian Country. 10 A. Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country. 10 1. The Indian Country Crimes Act....; Search Snippet: ...Responsible Resource Development and Prevention of Sex Trafficking: Safeguarding Native Women and Children on the Fort Berthold Reservation Kathleen Finn Erica... 2017 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Sarah Deer, Mary Kathryn Nagle The Rapidly Increasing Extraction of Oil, and Native Women, in North Dakota 64-APR Federal Lawyer 34 (April, 2017) During the past year, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and allies made national news as they gathered in prayerful ceremony at the confluence of the Missouri and Cannonball Rivers to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota. The pipeline threatens the tribe's drinking water, sacred sites, and burial grounds, and, as...; Search Snippet: ...Indian Law the Rapidly Increasing Extraction of Oil, and Native Women, in North Dakota Sarah Deer Mary Kathryn Nagle Copyright © 2017... 2017 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Mary K. Mullen The Violence Against Women Act: a Double-edged Sword for Native Americans, Their Rights, and Their Hopes of Regaining Cultural Independence 61 Saint Louis University Law Journal 811 (Summer, 2017) Diane Millich could not escape. Millich, a Native American and member of the Southern Ute tribe of Colorado, had found herself married to a physically and emotionally abusive husband. One day, her husband even appeared at her work carrying a gun, promising to kill her. Living on the Southern Ute reservation, Millich reached out to tribal law...; Search Snippet: ...Louis University Law Journal Summer, 2017 Comment the Violence Against Women Act: a Double-edged Sword for Native Americans, Their Rights, and Their Hopes of Regaining Cultural Independence Mary... 2017 American Indian/Alaskan Native
Hensleigh Crowell A Home of One's Own: the Fight Against Illegal Housing Discrimination Based on Criminal Convictions, and Those Who Are Still Left Behind 95 Texas Law Review 1103 (April, 2017) The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. --Maya Angelou Housing discrimination against men and women with criminal records is ubiquitous in American society. Considering America imprisons more of its population than any country in the world, the effects of this discrimination are...; Search Snippet: ...That this Ban Has a Disparate Impact on Black and Latino Men and Women, Who Make up 95% of Those Served by Fortune. [Fn117... 2017 Multiple Groups: African/Black American; Hispanic/Latinx
Erwin Chemerinsky , Michele Goodwin Abortion: a Woman's Private Choice 95 Texas Law Review 1189 (May, 2017) Introduction. 1189 I. The Flawed Foundation for the Constitutional Protection of Reproductive Rights. 1198 A. Griswold v. Connecticut. 1201 B. Roe v. Wade. 1203 C. The Undue Burden Test. 1213 II. Reconceptualizing Abortion as a Private Choice for Each Woman. 1224 A. The Constitutional Issues Concerning Abortion. 1224 B. Abortion as a Private...; Search Snippet: ...Law Review Texas Law Review May, 2017 Article Abortion: a Woman's Private Choice Erwin Chemerinsky [Fna1] Michele Goodwin [Fnaa1] Copyright © 2017... 2017  
Max Waltman Appraising the Impact of Toward a Feminist Theory of the State: Consciousness-raising, Hierarchy Theory, and Substantive Equality Laws 35 Law & Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice 353 (Summer, 2017) As an undergraduate in the early 2000s, reading Toward a Feminist Theory of the State for the first time, its visionary analysis and blueprint for changing the status quo made a profound impression. The approach was problem-driven, presenting empirically grounded theories that could actually be put into practice in policy and law, in contrast to...; Search Snippet: ...Forward | Nov. 18, 2016 Appraising the Impact of Toward a Feminist Theory of the State: Consciousness-raising, Hierarchy Theory, and Substantive... 2017  
Kristin N. Johnson Banking on Diversity: Does Gender Diversity Improve Financial Firms' Risk Oversight? 70 SMU Law Review 327 (Spring, 2017) C1-3TABLE OF CONTENTS I. INTRODUCTION. 328 II. SENIOR MANAGEMENT AND BOARDS OF DIRECTORS. 332 III. WHY BUILD DIVERSE BOARDS?. 337 A. Enhanced Financial Performance. 338 1. Studies Finding a Positive Relationship Between Gender Diversity and Firm Performance. 339 2. Studies Finding a Negative or Inconclusive Relationship Between Gender Diversity and...; Search Snippet: ...Smu Law Review Spring, 2017 Article Banking on Diversity: Does Gender Diversity Improve Financial Firms' Risk Oversight? Kristin N. Johnson [Fna1... 2017  
Scott P. Humphreys Bauer V. Lynch: a Push(up) to Exercise Change and Account for Physiological Differences Between Men and Women 14 Seton Hall Circuit Review 161 (Fall, 2017) I. INTRODUCTION. 162 II. THE UNEQUAL BURDENS ANALYSIS AND JUSTIFIED ACCOUNTING FOR GENDER DIFFERENCES WHEN ASSESSING PHYSICAL FITNESS REQUIREMENTS. 165 A. The Unequal Burdens Analysis Applied: Cases Dealing with Dress and Grooming. 166 B. Reaction to the Unequal Burdens Analysis. 168 C. The Need to Account for Innate Physiological Differences when...; Search Snippet: ...Exercise Change and Account for Physiological Differences Between Men and Women Scott P. Humphreys [Fna1] Copyright © 2016 by Seton Hall University... 2017  
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