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When Does The Bell Toll For Women’s Equality?

This year, the Cornell Law Review will host, When Does The Bell Toll For Women’s Equality?,  an online symposium that examines the political, economic, social, and legal status of women. The symposium makes interventions along the lines of sex, race, and class to understand the persistence of women’s inequality and invisibility at a critical juncture…

Sep 2020

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Professor Michele Goodwin receives the John Hope Franklin Prize, Honorable Mention

Professor Michele Goodwin is honored to receive the John Hope Franklin Prize, Honorable Mention for her Article The Thirteenth Amendment: Modern Slavery, Capitalism, and Mass Incarceration, which was published in Cornell Law Review‘s Volume 104. This Article exposes how the institution of slavery persists in the American penal system. The article provides a robust historical…

Jul 2020

A Tale of Two Courts

Deepa Das Acevedo

The world’s oldest democracy and the world’s largest democracy are admittedly different places. One is geographically expansive and demographically changing; it features a presidential system of governance and reflects a general assumption that the state ought to stay out of peoples’ lives wherever possible. The other is geographically smaller (though not small) and riven by…

Mar 2020