A podcast about things we aren’t supposed to trade . . . But do anyway
Menstruation Matters with Bridget Crawford & Emily Waldman
On today’s episode, Bridget Crawford and Emily Waldman of Pace University School of Law join me and UVA Law 3Ls Kate Granruth and Jenna Smith. Bridget Crawford’s scholarship focuses on taxation and gender and the law. She teaches courses on Federal Income Taxation; Estate and Gift Taxation; and Wills, Trusts and Estates. Emily Waldman teaches courses on Constitutional Law, Law & Education, Employment Law, and Civil Procedure. Today we’re discussing their book, Menstruation Matters: Challenging the Law’s Silence on Periods, published by NYU Press in 2022 and their 2022 article, Contextualizing Menopause in the Law, co-authored with my UVA colleague, Naomi Cahn, and published in the Harvard Journal of Gender and the Law.
"Menstruation in a Post-Dobbs World," 98 NYU L. Rev. Online 191 (2023) (Crawford and Waldman)
"Pink Tax and Other Tropes," 33 Yale J.L. & Feminism 88 (2023) (Crawford)
"Managing and Monitoring the Menopausal Body," 2022 U. Chi. Legal Forum (forthcoming 2022) (Cahn, Crawford, & Waldman)
"Contextualizing Menopause in the Law," 43 Harv. J. Gender & Law 1 (2022) (Cahn, Crawford, and Waldman)
"Working Through Menopause," 99 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1531 (2022) (Cahn, Crawford, and Waldman)
Andrew Jennings and Kimberly D. Krawiec, Vice Capital (forthcoming 2024)
Kidneys, Stakes, & Plasma with James Stacey Taylor
On today’s episode, the amazing James Stacey Taylor, a Professor of Philosophy at The College of New Jersey, joins me and UVA Law 3L Liam Bourque. Taylor has written over 100 academic articles and five books. He’s with us today to discuss excerpts from two of those books: Bloody Bioethics: Why Prohibiting Donor Compensation Harms Patients and Wrongs Donors, and Stakes & Kidneys: Why Markets in Human Body Parts Are Morally Imperative
Taylor, James Stacey. Stakes and kidneys: why markets in human body parts are morally imperative. Taylor & Francis, 2017.
Taylor, James Stacey. Bloody bioethics: Why prohibiting plasma compensation harms patients and wrongs donors. Routledge, 2022.
Blood and Repugnant Transactions with Nicola Lacetera & Mario Macis (Season 1, Episode 4)
Plasma with Peter Jaworski (Season 1, Episode 1) https://tabootrades.buzzsprout.com/1227113/5147371-plasma-with-peter-jaworski
The Fight For Privacy with Danielle Citron
In this episode, my great friend and colleague, Danielle Citron, joins me and UVA Law students Gabriele Josephs and Aamina Mariam to discuss her latest book, The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity, and Love in the Digital Age (W.W. Norton, Penguin Vintage UK, 2022). Danielle Citron is the Jefferson Scholars Foundation Schenck Distinguished Professor in Law and Caddell and Chapman Professor of Law at UVA, where she writes and teaches about privacy, free expression and civil rights. Her scholarship and advocacy have been recognized nationally and internationally. She is a 2019 MacArthur Fellow and the Vice President of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, which has been advocating for civil rights and liberties on equal terms in the digital age since 2013.
Her latest book, The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity, and Love in the Digital Age (W.W. Norton, Penguin Vintage UK, 2022) was published in October 2022 and has been featured and excerpted in Wired, Fortune, and Washington Monthly, among others, and named by Amazon as a Top 100 book of 2022. Her first book, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace (Harvard University Press, 2014), was named one of the 20 Best Moments for Women in 2014 by the editors of Cosmopolitan magazine. She has also published more than 50 articles and essays.
Citron, Danielle Keats, The Surveilled Student (August 25, 2023). Stanford Law Review, v. 76 (Forthcoming) , Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper 2023-61, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4552267
The Fight for Privacy: Protecting Dignity, Identity, and Love in the Digital Age (W.W. Norton, Penguin Vintage UK, 2022)
Hate Crimes in Cyberspace (Harvard University Press, 2014)
Banking On The Body With Kara Swanson
In this episode, UVA Law students Mary Beth Bloomer and Anu Goel join me to talk to Kara W. Swanson, a Professor of Law and Affiliate Professor of History at Northeastern University and a visiting scholar at Princeton University’s Institute For Advanced Studies. Professor Swanson is an accomplished scholar, legal practitioner and scientist whose chief interests are in intellectual property law, gender and sexuality, the history of science, medicine, and technology and legal history. In 2021, she was selected for the Law & Society Association’s John Hope Franklin Prize, which recognizes exceptional scholarship in the field of race, racism and the law.
Professor Swanson's research has been supported by the Mellon Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, among other funding organizations. We’re discussing her 2014 book, Banking on the Body: The Market in Blood, Milk and Sperm in Modern America, published by Harvard University Press.
Kara Swanson, Banking on the Body: The Market in Blood, Milk and Sperm in Modern America (Harvard University Press, 2014).
Kara Swanson, “Rethinking Body Property,” 44 Florida State University Law Review 193 (2016).
Almeling, Rene. Sex cells: The medical market for eggs and sperm. Univ of California Press, 2011.
Krawiec, Kimberly D. "Sunny samaritans and egomaniacs: price-fixing in the gamete market." Law & Contemp. Probs. 72 (2009): 59.
Krawiec, Kimberly D. "Egg-donor price fixing and Kamakahi v. American society for reproductive medicine." AMA Journal of Ethics 16.1 (2014): 57-62.
Krawiec, Kimberly D. “Gametes: Commodification and The Fertility Industry” forthcoming in The Routledge Handbook of Commodification, Vida Panitch and Elodie Bertrand eds.
My Body My Choice with Ilya Somin
On this episode, George Mason Law's Ilya Somin joins me and UVA Law students Joseph Camano ('24) and Dennis Ting ('24) to discuss the full implications of "My Body, My Choice." Somin argues that the principle has implications that go far beyond abortion (including paying kidney donors, and abolishing the draft and mandatory jury service) and that both liberals and conservatives are inconsistent in their application.
ILYA SOMIN is Professor of Law at George Mason University and the B. Kenneth Simon Chair in Constitutional Studies at the Cato Institute. His research focuses on constitutional law, property law, democratic theory, federalism, and migration rights. He is the author of Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom (Oxford University Press, 2020, revised and expanded edition, 2021), Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter (Stanford University Press, revised and expanded second edition, 2016), and The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain (University of Chicago Press, 2015, rev. paperback ed., 2016), co-author of A Conspiracy Against Obamacare: The Volokh Conspiracy and the Health Care Case (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), and co-editor of Eminent Domain: A Comparative Perspective (Cambridge University Press, 2017). Democracy and Political Ignorance has been translated into Italian and Japanese.
Ilya Somin bio, George Mason Law School
Ilya Somin, Democracy and Political Ignorance: Why Smaller Government is Smarter (Stanford University Press, revised and expanded second edition, 2016)
Ilya Somin, Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom (Oxford University Press, 2020, revised and expanded edition, 2021)
Welcome To Season 4!
Welcome to season 4 with UVA Law students:
Mary Beth Bloomer
Fascinating view into the things we shouldn't sell
For anyone interested in the types of exchanges our society frowns upon or bans outright, this is a great podcast. Krawiec discusses current research with top scholars in an accessible and interesting way. Highly recommended!