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Gender News Articles: Law

Jun 25 2020 | Posted In: Feminism, Law
A legal trailblazer who played a leading role in the development of public defenders; a beloved teacher on women and the law; the author of a law text on civil procedure, a biography and a memoir; and for the Clayman Institute, an “enormously supportive” friend from our earliest days.
Jan 27 2020 | Posted In: Activism, Feminism, History, Law
Karen Offen, a senior scholar of the Clayman Institute, agreed to a question and answer interview with Gender News to share her research on women's suffrage in the U.S. and Europe.  The recepient of many fellowships and grants, including Rockefeller, Guggenheim, and NEH, she holds an honorary...
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Aug 26 2019 | Posted In: Academia, Law, Sexual Assault
Stanford’s website provides prospective students and their parents with a treasure trove of information. By clicking a few links, applicants can learn about Stanford’s tuition,admission processand undergraduate programs. They also can learn about the types of financial assistance, athletic programs...
political flier with woman's face and words
Feb 8 2019 | Posted In: Activism, Law, Leadership
In a time when women’s voting turnout in India has experienced remarkable growth, political parties may be missing an important opportunity. What would happen if their political messages specifically target women? Clayman Institute Faculty Fellow Saad Gulzar, assistant professor of political...
Mar 7 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History, Intersectionality, Law
Can curbing a woman’s right to religious expression affect her self-identity, her level of education, or her income? According to Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow and Stanford assistant professor of political science Vicky Fouka, the French headscarf ban in France has emerged as a model...

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