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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 4. Margaret Sanger (left) with her sister Ethel (Higgins) Byrne in court, Brooklyn, New York, after indictment for violating obscenity laws for sending “indecent” materials through the mail in the form of her radical newspaper The Woman Rebel , 1916. Margaret Sanger Papers, SSC. More
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 250–270.
Published: 01 October 2020
... their economic rights. In a white-dominated society predicated upon the denial of black rights, freedom, and dignity, poor black women seeking justice in civil court cases had to employ resistance strategies that did not openly challenge white authority. In white paternalism, a cultural mainstay...
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Published: 01 April 2020
Figure 1. March for Drivers’ Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants, March 2019. Courtesy of Jason Kotoch. More
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Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 3. Still from the music video for “Jihadageddon,” released 2018. Image courtesy of Laylatul Qadr. More
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Published: 01 October 2022
Figure 6. Ember , inkjet pigment print on transparency film, 24 × 30 in, 2017. Courtesy of Amanda Russhell Wallace. More
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Published: 01 April 2019
Figure 35. Photo of Alabama midwife’s hands by Sharon D. Blackmon, circa 1981. Courtesy of Sharon D. Blackmon. More
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 109–136.
Published: 01 December 2016
... regarding the punishment of Black women). The article highlights both legal and extrajudicial punishment of Black women, from the nineteenth century, directly examining state executions and the lack of legal protection, as evidenced by the courts response to resistance as an act of self-defense...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 102–129.
Published: 01 March 2009
...: first, that the word "cruelty" was defined in a manner that was statutorily vague, which gave police and the courts arbitrary power, and second, that Section 498A's use of the concept of 114 MERIDIANS 9:2 harassment offended the principle of double jeopardy because dowry demands were also punishable...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 209–219.
Published: 01 March 2006
... but then released on the orders of the Bosnian Supreme Court in January 2002. As they left prison, they were handcuffed and forced into waiting unmarked cars by men who one of the group later claimed were Americans wearing Bosnian uniforms over their own attire. These newly released prisoners were flown...
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Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 250–277.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... Sir Hugh Clifford, who succeeded Lord Lugard as governor in 1919, confirmed widespread and excessive use of court fines. In a confidential memo to Viscount Milner, Secretary of State for the Colonies, Clifford stated that the Resident of Abeokuta, Mr. Syer, had "conveyed to the Presidents...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 204–212.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of these cases all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court where, between 1961and 1964, she won nine of the ten cases under her direction. In 1964 Constance Baker Motley entered the world of politics when she won a special election to the New York State Senate, representing the 21st Congressional District in Manhattan...
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Meridians (2009) 9 (2): 31–62.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to escalate. Civil commitment laws, enacted in over a dozen states by 2008 and upheld by the Supreme Court in a 2005 decision, aim to geographically detain and segregate certain categories of sex offenders, indefinitely, after release (Feuer 2005; Daveyand Goodnough 2007). In several states, laws have been...
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Meridians (2015) 13 (1): 157–185.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., up until the point at which suddenly the case changed, from suicide to accident. Somewhere at this point, all the prosecution's witnesses turned hostile, the court decided to dismiss the case, and all possibility of further appeal was dismissed. This, despite two family members who testified...
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Meridians (2002) 3 (1): 19–41.
Published: 01 September 2002
... to court. As he put it: [The children] live at present in family settings which, in view of the atrocities committed in the past and the involvement therein of the heads of those families, are an affront to internationally recognized humanitarian and human rights principles The author of the present report...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 11–33.
Published: 01 April 2023
... assimilation policies toward the Sámi. According to policy established by court decisions, in land-use conflicts between reindeer herding and other livelihoods, reindeer herding was required to give way. No other livelihood was treated this way by the state (Lund, Gaup, and Somby 2020 : 42...
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Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 127–161.
Published: 01 September 2006
... entitled to live on the reserve. In 1971, Lavellfiled suit. Her argument was that the Indian Act's status provisions violated Canada's Bill of Rights' prohibition against discrimination on the basis of sex. Judge Grossberg of the Ontario County Court dismissed the case on the grounds that Lavell,despite...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 219–254.
Published: 01 December 2020
... entitled to live on the reserve. In 1971, Lavell filed suit. Her argument was that the Indian Act’s status provisions violated Canada’s Bill of Rights’ prohibition against discrimination on the basis of sex. Judge Grossberg of the Ontario County Court dismissed the case on the grounds that Lavell, despite...
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Meridians (2006) 6 (2): 22–32.
Published: 01 March 2006
..., despite the continued resistance and efforts of Egyptian women that have led to slight improvements such as the right of a woman to ask for divorce by going to court; but this costs money, and efforts are only possible in the cases of women who are relatively well-off. In contrast, men can still marry...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
.... Of course, by definition, those companies court the state inside and outside the U.S. for the purpose of obtaining prison contracts. They thus bring punishment and profit into a menacing embrace. Still, this is only the most visible dimension of the prison industrial complex, and it should not lead us...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 246–268.
Published: 01 November 2018
... their freedom. Those who cannot pay are tortured, brought before a mobile court, and then sent to a “rehabilitation camp” for sex workers (Isine and Akurega 2014 ). In 2014 Dorothy Njemanze, an actor and activist, and three other women who had been assaulted by state agents took the government to the Regional...