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Jill Weinberg

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Jill Weinberg is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology at DePaul University and an Affiliated Scholar at the American Bar Foundation.   Her areas of research include deviant behavior, sexualities, death and dying, and legal consciousness. Her current project examines the socio-legal construction of consent in communities that lie at the margins of law, examining the ways in which individuals define legal consent from.  She is also a co-principal investigator on the Contested Construction of Discrimination project at the American Bar Foundation, and associate editor of Law & Social Inquiry
 
Her research has been supported by the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction and Northwestern University.  She has numerous articles in journals, including Sociological Methods & Research,Sociological Science, and Law & Social Inquiry. She is a regular a contributor for the "Huffington Post," and the “The Life of the Law,” a multimedia program devoted to discussions about law in everyday life. Opinion editorials based on her research have also  appeared in outlets such as the “Talking Points Memo,” "Truth-Out," and “the Advocate,” the largest U.S. circulating magazine devoted to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues (LGBT).

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