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Call For Papers: Audre Rapoport Prize For Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights

From Karen Engle, Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law, Co-Director and Founder, Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, University of Texas School of Law Call for Papers: Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights Deadline: … Continue reading

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Nancy Rapoport Has a New Blog!

Go here and say hello!

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Nancy Rapoport on the AALS FAR and FRC

Nancy Rapoport is blogging at MoneyLaw, and her first blogservations there focus on the AALS FAR and FRC. See her posts: Things that faculty appointments committees should know (if they don’t already) and Why the Faculty Recruitment Conference is like … Continue reading

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UNLV’s Boyd School of Law needs a new Dean.

Nancy Rapoport explains why it is a great opportunity here. Or, consider this opening: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS—WILLIAM S. BOYD SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for a faculty position teaching Legal Writing, to begin August 1, 2013.  Responsibilities include teaching in … Continue reading

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Great Feminist Law Profs Who Blog

updated 6/24/11 In my remarks at the AALS workshop yesterday on the “Do’s and Don’ts of Blogging,” I didn’t get to shout out to all of the great feminist law profs who blog.  There are many that I know about, … Continue reading

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US News Schools 23-100 by Recent SSRN Downloads

Paul Caron & Bernard Black (here) and Brian Leiter (here) have laid out the arguments for and against using SSRN downloads as a measure of faculty scholarship.  I don’t have anything new to add, but I did prepare a list … Continue reading

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Female Voices in the Legal Blogosphere

Via Diane Amman, IntLawGrrls Monica Bay, The Common Scold Kathleen Bergin and Josie F. Brown, First Amendment Law Prof blog Nicole Black, Sui Generis Julie Fleming Brown, Life at the Bar Mary Dudziak, Legal History Blog Carolyn Elefant, My … Continue reading

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Five of my favorite non-legal blogs: The meme.

T’was tagged by the wonderful Nicole Black, and I’m going to cast a wide and weird net, so: Historiann: “History and sexual politics, 1492 to the present” 3 Quarks Daily: Like a blog of chocolates, you never know what you … Continue reading

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Law Prof Blog Recommendations: Increasing the Estrogen

We here at Feminist Law Professors don’t care about “size.” There isn’t a publicly accessible Site Meter here because we do not run commercial advertisements, and we try to offer some small measure of privacy protection to our readers. Publicly … Continue reading

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New Law School Ratings Approach May Benefit Women

Via Nancy Rapoport at Money Law and Brian Leiter, consider this article at Inside Higher Ed about a new approach to rating law schools that will be published by The Green Bag, and rather unsubtly called The Deadwood Report. (NB: … Continue reading

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“Yours Is A Very Bad Hotel”

A customer complaint in Powerpoint form! Via Nancy Rapaport.

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Headlines for the New Year Meme: Generation 2

Feminist Law Prof David S. Cohen encouraged feminist bloggers to compile a list of headlines for the upcoming year (see David’s initial post here).   So here are my four headlines for the upcoming year: Headline I’m most fearful of … Continue reading

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Women in Black

While we’re on the topic of international news, Women’s eNews has a good article today about Women in Black, a group of Israeli women who have protested the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land for the last 20 years.   Tomorrow … Continue reading

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The “Truly bad movie meme”

The rules of the meme are here. And here is where I got tagged with it! I used to watch a lot of movies and I’ve seen some real stinkers, including everything in the Pokemon genre: I have reason to … Continue reading

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Law Prof Opportunity!

UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS:WILLIAM S. BOYD SCHOOL OF LAW invites applications for at least one tenure-track Associate Professor or tenured Full Professor of Law position, with appointment to begin with the 2008-2009 academic year. We have substantial flexibility in … Continue reading

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Eight Random Facts Meme

Got tagged by Dr. Violet Socks so here goes: 1. When I first started law school I wanted to be a union-side labor lawyer, but in my second year I discovered Copyright Law. 2. I didn’t apply for judicial clerkships … Continue reading

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Taking On Roles That”Women”Aren’t Supposed To Take On

A friend of mine, Barbara Ann Radnofsky, is running for U.S. Senate against incumbent Kay Bailey Hutchison, and she and KBH debated last night on San Antonio ‘s PBS station. The debate was sponsored by the League of Women Voters. … Continue reading

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The Associate Wears Prada

I just got back from watching The Devil Wears Prada (yes, my husband and I are way, way behind in our movies), and I have to ask: At what point did we decide that apprentices aren’t supposed to work their … Continue reading

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Well This Stinks

University of Houston Law Center Dean Nancy Rapoport announced her resignation yesterday, effective May 31. A Houston Chronicle article reports that the resignation is related to the school’s fall in the U.S. News rankings. Here is an excerpt which I … Continue reading

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