Journal of Race, Gender, and Ethnicity
Volume 4, Issue 2 - May 2009


Table of Contents

FORWARD
Jeannine Farino
1

SYMPOSIUM


TRANSGENDER LAW:
CHALLENGING THE BOUNDARIES OF LAW AND GENDER
Touro College, Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center February 20, 2009

INTRODUCTION
Dean Lawrence Raful
4

Session One: Gender and Access to Justice
Moderator: James G. Durham
 
IMMIGRATION LAW AND THE TRANSGENDER CLIENT Victoria Neilson, Esq
6
EIGHT, HATE OR TOO LATE?
DID CALIFORNIA TRANSSEXUALS SURVIVE THE PROPOSITION EIGHT VOTE
Katrina Rose, Esq
15
TRANSGENDER ISSUES IN CRIMINAL LAW:
FINDING A PLACE FOR TRANSGENDER INDIVIDUALS IN PRISON
Benish Shah, Esq
23

Session Two: Gender as Legal Boundary
Moderator: Mik Kinkead
 
FROM SEX-TESTING TO THE STOCKHOLM CONSENSUS:
THE TENUOUS LEX SPORTIVA OF THE TRANSGENDER ATHLETE
Professor Shayna Sigman
31
TRANSGENDER ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AND THE
ROLE OF MEDICINE IN TRANSGENDER RIGHTS
Michael Silverman, Esq
39
TRANSGENDER NAME CHANGES AND LEGAL ADJUDICATIONS OF GENDER
Franklin Romeo, Esq
45

Session Two: Transgender Identity and Framing Transgender Equality
Moderator: David Kilmnick
 
THE DEBATE OVER GID REFORM: HOW DOES IT PLAY OUT IN THE COURTS?
M. Dru Levasseur, Es
54
TRANSITIONAL DISCRIMINATION
Professor Elizabeth Glazer
61
RIGHTS TO GENDER SELF-DETERMINATION
AS A COMPONENT OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT TO PRIVACY
Dr. Jillian T. Weiss
66
INTERLOCKING SYSTEMS OF OPPRESSION:
DISABILITY, GENDER AND RACE IN THE CONTEXT OF TRANSGENDER LEGAL CLAIMS
Kyle Kirkup
72
CLOSING REMARKS
Professor Meredith R. Miller
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