KC and Jamil talk with authors Bridget Crawford and Emily Gold Waldman about their new book Menstruation Matters: Challenging the Law’s Silence on Periods. The conversation explores legal contexts around menstruation from tax policies and education to workplaces and prisons, gender equity, and reimagining a world that is built for all bodies—visionary justice. Use code MENSTRUATION-FM at NYU Press for 30% off the book and free domestic U.S. shipping!
Bridget J. Crawford is University Distinguished Professor at Pace University School of Law and the co-editor of Feminist Judgements: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court (CUP, 2016), Feminist Judgements: Rewritten Tax Opinions (CUP 2017), and is the co-author of Menstruation Matters (forthcoming, NYU). Emily Gold Waldman is Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Operations and Professor of Law at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University.
If readers have any interest, here is some additional reading:
Bridget J. Crawford & Emily Gold Waldman, Period Poverty in the United States: What the Law Should Do, Gender Policy Report (2022
Bridget J. Crawford & Emily Gold Waldman, Tampons and Pads Should Be Allowed at the Bar Exam, N.Y.L.J. (July 22, 2020), [https://perma.cc/XMF5-93LN]
There is a great collection of accessible, short law-related essays about menstruation published in Vol. 41 No. 1 (2021) of the Columbia Journal of Gender & Law, here: https://journals.library.columbia.edu/index.php/cjgl/issue/view/795