Columbia Journal of Gender and Law

A law journal devoted to original scholarship on the interaction between gender and law. Contributors are noted scholars in feminist jurisprudence, including judges, law professors, and law students. The editorial stance embraces an expansive view of femi

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 1, November

Equality in Process: Community Land Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Kenyan Law
"There are opportunities even in the most difficult moments. "--Wangari Maathai (1) INTRODUCTION In 2010, Kenya ratified a Constitution that formalized its traditional dispute resolution mechanisms ("TDRMs"). (2) In 2016, the legislature extended...
Eradicating Women's Surnames: Law, Tradition, and the Politics of Memory
INTRODUCTION "My name is my identity and must not be lost."-Lucy Stone In explaining her reasoning for retaining her birth name after marrying Henry Blackwell in 1855, Lucy Stone, the first known American woman to keep her surname after marriage, fastened...
Intersectionality Squared: Intrastate Minimum Wage Preemption & Schuette's Second-Class Citizens
INTRODUCTION Between 2012 and 2017, more than twenty municipalities passed ordinances providing for extended labor protections for their residents like paid sick leave and higher minimum wages. (1) Often these municipalities and their governing bodies...
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