Suzanne Kahn offers a fascinating, thorough, and highly readable study of divorce in the history of 20th Century U.S. feminism.
Overturning Roe and the modern family
Conservatives get one thing right: Abortion rights are a fundamental, clash-of-civilization-level battle. What is at stake, in the overturning of Roe v. Wade, is a woman’s autonomy over her own body, yes, but with it the foundation of modern family life.
5 minutes on the three-parent family
In the Atlantic article, "The Rise of the Three-Parent Family" I was quoted saying, "the increasing visibility and legalization of three-parent arrangements 'is one of the signs that our definition of family is opening up.'" That led to an interview with a different journalist. I recorded my end of the interview, and re-enact it here…
Victory in the Second Circuit on Trump Twitter lawsuit
"The First Amendment does not permit a public official who utilizes a social media account for all manner of official purposes to exclude persons from an otherwise-open online dialogue because they expressed views with which the official disagrees."
Let’s raise the legal age of marriage in Maryland
UPDATE: Maryland raised the minimum marriage age to 17 (which requires permission from a parent/guardian or the court), or 18 otherwise. The law took effect in October 2022. Today I sent the following letter to the Maryland House Judiciary Committee, which is scheduled to hold a hearing on these bills tomorrow. Under current law in…
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Legal risks in reporting on academic sexual harassment
the very cases that I most want to expose -- the common harassment that occurs between non-famous people all the time in academia -- are risky for the citizen journalist, but maybe not important enough to jump the line at major news organizations.
Against Trump’s family separation policy
It's vile and inhumane. No one has to tolerate this system of atrocities, and that includes all of us.
Actually unblocked by Trump, as DOJ appeals ruling
We're unblocked -- but a lot of other people aren't -- while Trump appeals.
Interrogating Ethnography comments
An audio version of my comments on Steven Lubet's new book, Interrogating Ethnography.
See you in court, Mr. President (about that Twitter account blocking)
With the Knight First Amendment Institute, I'm suing Trump for blocking me on Twitter.