Feministing Follow Friday: Feminist Lawyers, Vol. I

Twitter, Feministing style

I’ve been on hiatus from my Feministing duties for the last two weeks for law schools finals — and I have to tell you, it feels good to be done with 1L exams and back to the blogosphere. I still have law on the brain, though, so here are five feminist twitter accounts run by lawyers and legal academics:

    • Nancy Leong (@nancyleong): Law professor @UDenverLaw. Teach & research constitutional rights, race, gender, sexual orientation, discrimination. Love tater tots. Loathe clowns.
    • Legal Momentum (@LegalMomentum): Legal Momentum is a non-profit legal advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the rights of women and girls. Follows & RT’s don’t equal endorsements.
    • Kimberle Crenshaw (@sandylocks)
    • Feminist Law Profs (@FeministLawPrfs): A group blog of topics, books, articles, CFPs, conferences for feminist law profs across subject areas. Tweets by @ProfBCrawford unless a link to signed post.
    • Sandra Park (@sandrapark): attorney @ACLU, #fem2#vaw#genepatents, and more – views are my own

Leave recommendations in the comments for next week’s list. We’re particularly interested in local groups tweeting about their on-the-ground organizing. And, of course, follow @feministing.

Alexandra

Alexandra Brodsky spends too much time on the internet.

New Haven, CT

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX, a national legal education campaign against campus gender-based violence. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. Through Know Your IX, she has organized with students across the country to build campuses free from discrimination and violence, developed federal policy on Title IX enforcement, and has testified at the Senate. At Yale Law, Alexandra focuses on antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Alexandra is committed to developing and strengthening responses to gender-based violence outside the criminal justice system through writing, organizing, and the law. Keep an eye out for The Feminist Utopia Project, co-edited by Alexandra and forthcoming from the Feminist Press (2015).

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX.

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  • http://feministing.com/members/lawyerwithattitude/ kristin gallagher

    First, congratulations on surviving the first year of law school! Thank you for the profiles of women attorneys with a presence on twitter. I would like to add one – me! @LawyerWAttitude. Thanks for blogging!