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The role of alcohol on campus

Quite a few of the cases or problems in my criminal law class involve rape or sexual assault. The casebook I use has a different approach to teaching criminal law that doesn’t separate out these kinds of crimes from other kinds of crimes. There are disadvantages to this, largely because the law surrounding sexual violence […]

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The Benefits of Paternity Leave

Given our discussion in my seminar on Tuesday about parental leave, gender, and feminism, this timely article in the Atlantic seemed worth sharing: Liza Mundy, Daddy Track: The Case for Paternity Leave 

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Interesting data for my gender seminar

thenation: Black girls are more likely to be suspended from middle or high school than black boys or white girls. http://t.co/kG72Q0JULD Original Tweet: http://twitter.com/thenation/status/324700194430148608 Sent via TweetDeck (www.tweetdeck.com)

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Evidence of market failure?

metkelaw: Women Lead Few Financial Firms, Despite Getting Better Results http://t.co/XrhcsLNg Original Tweet: http://twitter.com/metkelaw/status/289486840380157952 Sent via TweetDeck (www.tweetdeck.com)

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Podcast audio version: harassment

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DOMA unconstitutional and gendered legos

These have nothing to do with each other except that they both relate to issues relevant to my gender seminar–and in part to employment discrimination. First, the District Court for the Northern District of California has struck down the defense of marriage act, applying heightened scrutiny to the federal office of personnel management’s refusal to […]

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