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Panel: On The Front Lines of Law Reform

On The Front Lines of Law Reform Editor’s Note: The following panel was held during Harvard Law School’s “Celebration 60,” which honored the 60th anniversary of the first women graduates at HLS.  Please click here for a PDF version of the article.

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Case Comment: Cece v. Holder

Case Comment Yana Mereminsky[1] Cece v. Holder, 733 F.3d 662 (7th Cir. 2013). Click here to access a PDF version of this case comment.

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Windsor, Federalism, and the Future of Marriage Litigation

Windsor, Federalism, and the Future of Marriage Litigation Mark Strasser* In United States v. Windsor,[1] the United States Supreme Court struck down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).[2] Now that section 3 has been invalidated, section 2 of DOMA may also be challenged.[3] The constitutionality of DOMA section 2 was not before […]

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Transforming Campus Culture to Prevent Rape: the Possibility and Promise of Restorative Justice as a Response to Campus Sexual Violence

Transforming Campus Culture to Prevent Rape: the Possibility and Promise of Restorative Justice as a Response to Campus Sexual Violence Alletta Brenner[1] Though feminists have long argued that rape is linked to sex discrimination,[2] legal responses to rape tend to ignore the ways that social and cultural norms contribute to sexual violence.[3] One exception, however, […]

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Identifying Dominant Narratives in 1L Class Discussions

Identifying Dominant Narratives in 1L Class Discussions Tara Norris, HLS ’15 I am halfway through my 1L year at Harvard Law School, and I can say without hesitation that this has been the most intellectually stimulating and academically rewarding experience that I have ever had. I am surrounded by brilliant, accomplished people every single day, […]

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Unsex Mothering: Online Colloquium

 For those who missed our conference on February 13th, please see the live blog and a video of the conference. On Monday, February 13, 2012, the Harvard Journal of Law & Gender hosted a conference at Harvard Law School featuring Darren Rosenblum’s article Unsex Mothering: Toward a New Culture of Parenting, published in the journal’s Winter 2012 edition. The author […]

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Unsex Mothering Responses: Kimberly Mutcherson

  Unsexing Care: Beyond Gendered Parenting Terms A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a Culture of New Parenting Kimberly Mutcherson[1] One thing that can be expected from a formerly pregnant man is interesting commentary about the parenting experience that follows that pregnancy.  Professor Rosenblum’s piece, Unsex Mothering: Toward a New Culture of Parenting,[2] […]

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Unsex Mothering Responses: Kellye Testy

She’s Not My Mother, She’s My Parent A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a Culture of New Parenting Kellye Testy[1] Professor Rosenblum is right, but my son got there first.  Michael had the idea of “unsexing motherhood” back in 1995.  I thought it was brilliant then and still do.  I have come to […]

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Unsex Mothering Responses: Elizabeth M. Schneider

  The Conundrums of Unsexing Parenting A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a Culture of New Parenting Elizabeth M. Schneider[1] Darren Rosenblum’s interesting and provocative article, Unsexing Mothering: Toward A New Culture of Parenting,[2] raised many issues for me, personally and intellectually.  As a long-time feminist legal activist and biological mother who has […]

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Unsex Mothering Responses: Beth Jones

  Un-Sexing Single Mother Parenting of Boys A Response to Darren Rosenblum’s Unsex Mothering: Toward a Culture of New Parenting Beth Jones Rosenblum’s article, Unsex Mothering,[1] applies in some ways to every different type of parenting.  As a single mother of twin eleven-year-old boys, I personally relate most to the portions regarding single parents and non-traditional parenting.  When […]

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