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Alexis Sclamberg

Alexis Sclamberg

Alexis Sclamberg is a writer and attorney, living in San Francisco. She blogs for the Huffington Post, and contributes to Forbes, Cosmopolitan magazine, and Women’s eNews. She is writing her first book, and offers her insight in an advice column for J Weekly magazine. Sclamberg also works as an adjunct professor of legal studies.


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U.S. Redefines Rape, Updating an 80-Year-Old Characterization of the Crime

U.S. Redefines Rape, Updating an 80-Year-Old Characterization of the Crime

January 10, 2012

The new definition, a major step forward in providing justice and tracking the crime, came after advocates launched a viral "rape is rape" campaign. More »

Cornered in the Corner Office

Cornered in the Corner Office

November 15, 2011

Recent media coverage propels sexist stereotypes of women lawyers. Here, the author calls for a deeper conversation of the study that fueled bad press. More »

Defense of Marriage Act—Obama Changes His Mind

Defense of Marriage Act—Obama Changes His Mind

March 2, 2011

While the president still is reportedly struggling with the issue of gay marriage personally, the author explores the legal and political ramifications of his decision that DOMA violates the constitution. More »

U.S. Judge Faults Congress in Denying Same-Sex Marriage

U.S. Judge Faults Congress in Denying Same-Sex Marriage

July 14, 2010

In a strongly worded ruling, the Defense of Marriage Act falls in federal court to a combined challenge by GLAD and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. More »

Make Room on the Bench

Make Room on the Bench

April 6, 2010

U.S. law schools now graduate as many women as men, and women are nearly half of all law firm associates. But representation in the judiciary branch is far from equal, a recent study shows. More »