Category Archives: News

Rizo v. Yovino

The United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals filed its decision in Rizo v. Yovino on April 9, 2018. This landmark decision overturns the Court’s previous ruling in Kouba v. Allstate Ins. Co. (1982) which includes an employee’s prior salary as one of the factors

Gender and Judging Launches Its New Website

Gender and Judging is proud to launch our newly redesigned website and Judicial Diversity Scholar Network (JDSN). The purpose of the new Gender and Judging blog and JDSN is to promote and disseminate scholarship, facilitate the translation of scholarship about the judiciary into practice, to build

American Feminist Judgments

Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court presents a unique perspective on twenty-five Supreme Court cases. Some, such as Roe v. Wade, are includedfor obvious reasons. Others, Loving v. Virginia for example, do not fit in as readily. However, the editors—Kathryn M. Stanchi, Linda

Schultz and Shaw: Women in the World’s Legal Professions

In 2003, Ulrike Schultz and Gisela Shaw concluded their decade-long project of compilingscholarly analyses of women’s varying positions within the legal profession across the world. The outcome was Women in the World’s Legal Professions comprising the work of nearly thirty scholars from fifteen countries under both

Diversity in the Louisiana Judiciary Panel

Sally J. Kenney, Executive Director, Newcomb College Institute and Heather Johnson, Research Assistant Professor, released a report on the gender and racial diversity of Louisiana’s judges. They presented the findings of the report, followed by a panel discussion featuring: — Chief Justice Bernette Johnson, Louisiana

Gender and Racial Diversity of Louisiana’s Judges

Gender and Racial Diversity of Louisiana’s Judges Tuesday, October 4, 2016 – 6:00 PM  to  Wednesday, December 31, 1969 – 6:00 PM Location: uptown campus Building:Weinmann Hall (Law), 110 Please join us for the release of a report including research by Salmon Shomade and Sally J.