About the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender
Founded in 1977 and currently on the 42nd volume, the Harvard Journal of Law and Gender (originally the Harvard Women’s Law Journal) is the nation’s oldest continuously publishing feminist law journal. JLG is an intersectional feminist publication, devoted to the advancement of feminist jurisprudence and the study of law and gender. We seek to clarify legal issues that have gendered aspects and implications, confront new challenges to full social equality, and explore the interconnections between race, class, sexuality, nationality, ability, and gender in the law.
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By Shilpa Sadhasivam Watching the Supreme Court’s political bent swing from conservative-leaning to firmly conservative was a resounding blow to political leftists. The rapid replacement of revered feminist Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett created great anxiety regarding Roe v. Wade, Obergefell v. Hodges, and other civil rights issues. Even deeper, her confirmation […]
By Hannah Hubbard Wyoming charged Leigh Stewart with child endangerment six days after she gave birth to her baby in Cheyenne. The State alleged that Ms. Stewart violated state law W.S. § 6-4-403(b)(iv), which provides that “[n]o person shall knowingly…[s]ell, give or otherwise furnish a child any drug prohibited by law without a physician’s prescription.” […]
“And when I meet Thomas Jefferson . . . I’m ‘a compel him to include women in the sequel!” – Angelica Schuyler ********** The nation is beginning to reckon with darker features of its history. The grappling process has run the gamut from racism to LGBTQ+ discrimination. Thankfully, these conversations have extended to include systemic […]