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Opinion Pieces

I am editor of the IntLawGrrls, a widely read blog on international law and a contributor to the Human Rights Law Professors Blog and HuffPost’s blog. I have also written a number articles in other journals, including Slate and the Chronicle of Higher Education. Below is a representative sample of some of my popular writing:

7th Circuit faces major abortion case over ‘reason-based bans,’ Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, March 22, 2018

Veil Bans in the European Court of Human Rights, American Society of International Law, December 12, 2017

Op-ed on New York’s surrogacy laws,  Albany Times Union, September 14, 2017

Op-ed on challenging the narrative on sex-selective abortion bans, Ms. Magazine, August 25, 2017

Stereotypes about Indian Americans in Legislatures Across the U.S., India Abroad, July 31, 2017

Op-ed on India’s sex selection problem, New York Times, July 27, 2017

Senate should take up Domestic Violence Act, Ithaca Journal, Sept. 19, 2016

Here’s why that race-selective abortion ban bill is so discriminatory, Women’s E-news, April 16, 2016

Do women really discriminate against their fetuses? The HuffPost Blog, December 21, 2015

India’s Daughter, Sexual Violence and the Many Indias, IntLawGrrls, March 15, 2015

Eric Posner has a Narrow Understanding of International Human Rights ClinicsChronicle of Higher Education blog, November 24, 2014

Does a Ban on Wearing the Full Veil Promote Women’s Equality?, IntLawGrrls, July 9, 2014

Stereotyping Asian Americans as Misogynist, HuffPost Blog, July 16, 2014

The Jury is Out: Do the new Board of Immigration Appeals’ Decisions Give Victims of Domestic Violence a Stronger Basis to Claim Asylum? Human Rights Law Professors Blog, March 18, 2014

Human Rights Concerns Missed on Both Sides of the India-U.S. fallout over the Treatment of an Indian diplomat, IntLawGrrls, December 19, 2013

It’s A Trick, Slate, May 6, 2013

India’ Supreme Court Ruling: A Defeat for the Pharmaceutical Industry, IntLawGrrls, April 3, 2013

Protection from Rape or Freedom to Have Sex, IntLawGrrls, March 13, 2013

The Professor, The Bikini Model and the Suitcase Full of Trouble, IntLawGrrls, March 11, 2013

Women in Robes (Gender Parity in Courts), America’s Quarterly, Summer 2012

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