This Festschrift article celebrates the scholarship of Martha Chamallas, Distinguished University Professor and Robert J. Lynn Chair in Law Emeritus of the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and one of the most impactful scholars of feminist legal theory and employment discrimination of her generation. Mining the insights of Chamallas’s body of work, the article identifies ten core “lessons” relating to feminism and law drawn from her scholarship and academic career. It then weaves in summaries and synthesis of her published works with discussion of subsequent legal and social developments since their publication. These lessons (e.g., feminism is plural; gender is intersectional; gender is constructed and gender constructs, to name a few), along with Chamallas’s scholarly works, remain as relevant as ever, and continue to spark new insights into perennial controversies touching on law and social change, gender and inequality, and feminism’s influence on law.
Deborah L. Brake,
Theory Matters—And Ten More Things I Learned from Martha Chamallas About Feminism, Law, and Gender,
Ohio State Law Journal
Available at: https://scholarship.law.pitt.edu/fac_articles/536
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