Author Archives: Katherine Franke

About Katherine Franke

Katherine Franke, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law and Director of the Gender and Sexuality Program at Columbia Law School. Franke is a well-known scholar of feminism, sexuality and race. She has just completed a book entitled "Emancipation Proclamation." In addition to her Gender Justice course, she co-directs the Feminist Theory Workshop and teaches Civil Rights Law and Critical Legal Thought.

‘All In’: Marriage, rights and hypocrisy in the case of David Petraeus

David Petraeus’ career ended in humiliation on account of adultery, not the alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the U.S. government in the Petraeus-led military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq, or the expansion of the CIA’s Predator campaign in Yemen, or his role behind a recent push to expand the agency’s drone fleet.

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