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Hannah Haksgaard Traveling for Abortion Services and the Rural Women "We must Not Forget", Abortion Across Borders: Transnational Travel and Access to Abortion Services. Edited by Christabelle Sethna and Gayle Davis. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019. 360 Pp. (Isbn-13: 65 South Dakota Law Review 1 (2020) A frequently under-discussed--yet incredibly relevant--aspect of abortion access is the travel that many women must endure. Some women are lucky enough to live in jurisdictions where local hospitals perform abortions; other women live near abortion clinics. Even women who have local access to abortion services likely face other barriers. Those...; Search Snippet: ...Article Book Review Traveling for Abortion Services and the Rural Women We must Not Forget, Abortion Across Borders: Transnational Travel And... 2020  
Emily Chafa Two Trailblazing Women 59 No. 3 Judges' Journal 22 (Summer, 2020) This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted women the right to vote. Many women and men throughout the nation supported this effort with their time, talent, and treasure. Some are household names, some are less well known. This article highlights two trailblazing women with Iowa...; Search Snippet: ...5016303 Judges Journal Judges' Journal Summer, 2020 Feature Two Trailblazing Women Their Legacy and Lessons for Us Today-- Arabella Babb Mansfield... 2020  
Anne Bryson Bauer We Can Do It? How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Perpetuates Implicit Gender Bias in the Code 43 Harvard Journal of Law & Gender 1 (Winter, 2020) In December of 2017 Congress passed sweeping tax reform legislation known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This article highlights three aspects of the legislation that reflect implicit bias in the Code and facilitate the marginalization of women as a result of tax policy that fails to consider underlying demographic data with respect to the...; Search Snippet: ...It? How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Perpetuates Implicit Gender Bias in the Code Anne Bryson Bauer [Fn1] Copyright © 2020... 2020  
Gwen Jordan We must Forget Every Difference and Unite in a Common Cause - Votes for Women: Lessons from the Woman Suffrage Movement (Or, Before the Notorious Rbg, There Were the Notorious Rgbs ) 11 ConLawNOW 91 (2020) As we commemorate the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment, it is critical to consider both the history of the woman's suffrage movement that led to the Amendment as well as the efficacy of the Amendment to secure women's full legal, political, civil, and social equality. Our understanding of the woman's suffrage movement in the United States has...; Search Snippet: ...Every Difference and Unite in a Common Cause - Votes for Women : Lessons from the Woman Suffrage Movement [Fn1] (Or, Before the Notorious Rbg, There Were... 2020  
Lawrence Zelenak We Will See That You Are Troubled Right Along: Women and the Politics of the Early Federal Income Tax 27 Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy 279 (2019-2020) In the early years of the federal income tax, from its enactment in 1913 and for several decades thereafter, most considered income tax policy the exclusive province of men-so much so that when, in 1927, three women testified before the House Ways and Means Committee that the personal exemption rules of the income tax were unfair to single women,...; Search Snippet: ...Article We Will See That You Are Troubled Right Along: Women and the Politics of the Early Federal Income Tax Lawrence... 2020  
Rossella Selmini Women in Organized Crime 49 Crime and Justice 339 (2020) The involvement of women in organized criminal activities such as street gangs, mafias, and illegal transnational markets, including human trafficking, human smuggling, and drug trafficking, is an important but understudied subject. Gendered studies and feminist theories can improve current knowledge and provide important new insights. They can...; Search Snippet: ...Crime and Justice 2020 Organizing Crime: Mafias, Markets, and Networks Women in Organized Crime Rossella Selmini [Fna1] Copyright © 2020 by The... 2020  
Paula A. Monopoli Women, Democracy, and the Nineteenth Amendment 100 Boston University Law Review 1727 (October, 2020) C1-2Contents Introduction.. 1728 I. The Current State of Women's Participation in Formal and Informal Governance. 1730 II. Gendered Constitutional Design Choices. 1734 III. Liberal Rights of Speech and Association. 1742 IV. Free and Fair Elections. 1745 Conclusion. 1747; Search Snippet: ...The History and Future of Gender, Representation, and Citizenship Rights Women, Democracy, and the Nineteenth Amendment Paula A. Monopoli [Fna1] Copyright... 2020  
Joya Misra Women, Politics, and Gender Inequality 42 Western New England Law Review 397 (2020) Women's representation in U.S. politics has increased but remains substantially lower than in many other countries. This Article first examines the structural impediments to higher levels of women's representation, including how gender stereotypes may limit women's electoral success. Then, the focus shifts to how women's representation may and may...; Search Snippet: ...England Law Review Western New England Law Review 2020 Article Women, Politics, and Gender Inequality Joya Misra [Fna1] Copyright © 2020 by Western New England... 2020  
Christen Price Women's Spaces, Women's Rights: Feminism and the Transgender Rights Movement 103 Marquette Law Review 1509 (Summer, 2020) Systems of power are capable of reorganizing themselves, and the fact that things look different does not mean the hierarchy has changed. It's the hierarchy we have to look at, not the fact that some social patterns of behavior are different. We have to look at who is on top and who is on the bottom, and then, if we have heart enough to do it, we...; Search Snippet: ...4500158 Marquette Law Review Marquette Law Review Summer, 2020 Article Women's Spaces, Women's Rights: Feminism and the Transgender Rights Movement Christen Price [Fna1... 2020  
Samuel A. Thumma Women's Suffrage in the Western States and Territories 59 No. 3 Judges' Journal 27 (Summer, 2020) Nationally, women's suffrage came to be via the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution adopted a century ago. Other articles in this issue of The Judges' Journal provide thoughtful history, context, and detail in celebrating that enactment. But women's suffrage has a fascinating history in the states and territories that predates the...; Search Snippet: ...2020 Wl 5016305 Judges Journal Judges' Journal Summer, 2020 Feature Women's Suffrage in the Western States and Territories Judge Samuel A... 2020  
Brooke Lowell You must Present a Valid Form of (Gender) Identification: the Due Process and First Amendment Implications of Tennessee's Birth Certificate Law 28 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 1133 (May, 2020) This Note analyzes Tennessee's prohibition against transgender people changing their gender markers on their birth certificates under both Fourteenth Amendment Substantive Due Process and the First Amendment. Part I discusses the relevant terms related to transgender rights, the importance of birth certificates, and the relevant laws at play. Part...; Search Snippet: ...May, 2020 Note You must Present a Valid Form of ( Gender) Identification: the Due Process and First Amendment Implications of Tennessee's... 2020  
Fanta Freeman Do I Look like I Have an Attitude? How Stereotypes of Black Women on Television Adversely Impact Black Female Defendants Through the Implicit Bias of Jurors 11 Drexel Law Review 651 (2019) Do you watch television? What kind of shows do you watch on a weekly basis? Do any of the shows you watch have black female characters? If so, how are the women portrayed? It is not typical for these questions to be asked during voir dire. Yet these questions may be imperative to identify jurors who may be biased toward black female defendants as...; Search Snippet: ...Look like I Have an Attitude? How Stereotypes of Black Women on Television Adversely Impact Black Female Defendants Through the Implicit Bias of Jurors Fanta Freeman [Fna1... 2019 African/Black American
Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb In Search of the Common Law Inside the Black Female Body 114 Northwestern University Law Review Online 187 (12/18/2019) Introduction. 187 I. The Contradiction of Enslavement and Condoned Self-Regard. 189 II. Black Women and the Endless Quest for Negative Liberty. 190 III. Equal Rights Under the Law, But Not in the Black Female Body. 193 Conclusion. 193; Search Snippet: ...Essay in Search of the Common Law Inside the Black Female Body Teri A. Mcmurtry-chubb [Fna1] Copyright © 2019 by Teri... 2019 African/Black American
Bruce A. Wessel Invisible: the Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took down America's Most Powerful Mobster by Stephen L. Carter Henry Holt and Co. October 2018 $30, 384 Pages 41-JAN Los Angeles Lawyer 42 (January, 2019) Who knew that the prosecutor who crafted and implemented the successful legal strategy that put Lucky Luciano behind bars in the 1930s was an African American woman? Professor Stephen L. Carter knew because that woman was his grandmother. He tells her remarkable story with grace, affection, and precision in Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the...; Search Snippet: ...By the Book Invisible: the Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took down America's Most Powerful Mobster by Stephen... 2019 African/Black American
Antoinette Raheem Mississippi's Exiled Daughter, How My Civil Rights Baptism under Fire Shaped My Life by Brenda Travis with John Obee, Published by Newsouth Books (2018), Softcover, 143 Pages, $21.95, Www.newsouthbooks.com 98-MAY Michigan Bar Journal 48 (May, 2019) The subtitle of Mississippi's Exiled Daughter might lead one to erroneously believe the book is only about the events of one woman's life. The book is about the civil rights work, dedication, and sacrifices of a remarkable young African-American woman--actually only a girl at the time of most of the book-- in the Deep South in the 1950s and 60s....; Search Snippet: ...Michigan Bar Journal May, 2019 Department Book Review Mississippi's Exiled Daughter, How My Civil Rights Baptism under Fire Shaped My Life... 2019 African/Black American
Jill C. Morrison Resuscitating the Black Body: Reproductive Justice as Resistance to the State's Property Interest in Black Women's Reproductive Capacity 31 Yale Journal of Law & Feminism 35 (2019) 2019 marks 400 years since the first Africans were brought to the Virginia colony as captives, and deemed not human beings but rather the property of others. Black women have endured reproductive oppression since our arrival in the United States. This Article argues that current methods of reproductive oppression attempt to restore the...; Search Snippet: ...Justice as Resistance to the State's Property Interest in Black Women's Reproductive Capacity Jill C. Morrison [Fnd1] Copyright © 2019 by The... 2019 African/Black American
Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb Still Writing at the Master's Table: Decolonizing Rhetoric in Legal Writing for a "Woke" Legal Academy 21 Scholar: St. Mary's Law Review on Race and Social Justice 255 (2019) I. Western Thought & Inventio and Dispositio As Barriers to Social Justice. 258 A. Mississippi History: Conflict and Change. 261 B. Loewen v. John Turnipseed & the Mississippi State Textbook Purchasing Board. 266 C. Litigation, Legal Education, & the Dominance of the Western Rhetorical Canon. 269 II. From Canonicity to Centering Oppositional...; Search Snippet: ...Nothing Short of Miraculous. The Class Was Comprised Primarily of African American Students, Taught by a Tenured African American Female Law Professor of Legal Writing, and Offered at a Law School That Had Graduated its First African American Law Student in 1972. The Week's Lesson Was about Legal... 2019 African/Black American
Gabrielle T. Wynn The Impact of Racism on Maternal Health Outcomes for Black Women 10 University of Miami Race & Social Justice Law Review 85 (Fall, 2019) I. Introduction. 86 II. The Role of Racism on Maternal Health Disparities. 88 A. Serena, Shalon, and Kira. 90 B. Racial Disparities in Quality of Care. 91 III. This Isn't New: A History of Mistreatment in Accessing Medical Care. 95 A. Stereotypes Affect Social Ideas of Black Women. 97 IV. Adopting A Human Rights Framework to Combat Maternal...; Search Snippet: ...The Impact of Racism on Maternal Health Outcomes for Black Women Gabrielle T. Wynn [Fna1] Copyright © 2019 by the University Of... 2019 African/Black American
Cheryl V. Jackson The next Wave 105-APR ABA Journal J. 9 (April, 2019) THERE EXISTS, in a suburb outside Atlanta, a criminal justice system almost entirely helmed by black women. In South Fulton, Georgia, a town of 100,000 incorporated in 2017, Tiffany Carter Sellers was appointed chief judge, followed by the hirings of solicitor LaDawn Jones, public defender Viveca Famber-Powell, court administrator Lakesiya Cofield,...; Search Snippet: ...Liane.jackson@americanbar.org the next Wave Justice System Helmed by Black Women Serves Community Cheryl V. Jackson Copyright © 2019 by the American... 2019 African/Black American
Brazitte A. Poole The School of Hard Knocks: Examining How Pennsylvania School Disciplinary Policies Push Black Girls into the Criminal Justice System 57 Duquesne Law Review 382 (Summer, 2019) I. Introduction. 383 II. The School-to-Prison Pipeline: An Overview. 384 III. The Criminalization of the Black Girl's Identity. 385 A. Adultification: Black Girls Are Treated Like Adults. 387 B. Black Girls Are Seen as Less Innocent Than Their Counterparts. 389 C. Black Girls' Bodies and Appearance Are Over-Policed. 390 IV. The...; Search Snippet: ...Hard Knocks: Examining How Pennsylvania School Disciplinary Policies Push Black Girls into the Criminal Justice System Brazitte A. Poole [Fna1] Copyright... 2019 African/Black American
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