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Dorothea S. Clarke Professor of Law
Books
Unmarried Couples, Law, and Public Policy (NY: Oxford University Press; Apr, 2010).
Dawn Clark Netsch: a Political Life (Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2010).
Beyond the Uprising: A Polish Girl's Journey (Philadelphia, PA; Xlibris, 2008).

Women and Law in Sub-Saharan Africa (with Akua Kuenyehia) (Sedco Publications, 2003).

Casebooks
Feminist Jurisprudence : Cases and Materials (with Laura Rosenbury, Deborah Tuerkheimer, and Kimberly A. Yuracko), (4th ed., West Publishing, 2011).
Cases and Materials on Feminist Jurisprudence: Taking Women Seriously (with Mary Becker, Victoria F. Nourse, and Kimberly A. Yuracko) (3d ed. West Publishing 2006); (2d ed. 2001; orig. pub’d 1994)
Contributions to Books
"The Entry of Women into Wall Street Law Firms: The Story of Blank v. Sullivan & Cromwell," in Women and the Law: Stories (Foundation Press, Elizabeth M Schneider, ed., 2011).

"Social Science and Legal Policy: The Case of Heterosexual Cohabitation,” in Family Law (4th ed., Harris & Carbone, ed., 2010); republished from 9 Journal of Law & Family Studies 1 (2007).

"Legal Treatment of Cohabitation in the United States," in Marriage and Cohabitation (Alison Diduck, ed., 2008); republished from 26 Law & Policy 119 (2004).

"The Supreme Court’s Patronage Decisions and the Theory and Practice of Patronage," in The U.S. Supreme Court and the Electoral Process (Georgetown University Press, David K. Ryden, ed., 2000).

"Women and the Legal Profession," in Feminist Jurisprudence, Women and the Law: Critical Essays, Research Agenda, and Bibliography (Taylor, Rush & Munro, eds., 1999).
"Should the Law Regulate the Public Harassment of Women?," in Perspectives on Social Problems: Public Harassment Vol. 9, p103 (JAI Press, Carol Brooks Gardner, ed., 1997).
"The Arrest Experiments: A Feminist Critique," in Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Crime and Criminology (3rd ed. Guilford, Richard C. Monk ed., 1993).
"'We Don't Want Anybody Anybody Sent': The Death of Patronage Hiring in Chicago," in The Illinois Public Service: Problems and Perspectives 18-52 (Samuel K. Gove, ed., 1992).
Articles
"The Legal Relationship Between Cohabitants and Their Partners' Children," 13 Theoretical Inquires in Law 127 (2012).  
"The New Illegitimacy: Children of Cohabiting Couples and Stepchildren," 20 American University Journal of Social Policy and Law 437 (2012).
"The New Family: Challenges to American Family Law" 22 Child and Family Law Quarterly 387 (2010).
"Women in the Legal Profession, from the1920s to the1970s: What Can We Learn from Their Experience about Law and Social Change?," 61 Maine Law Review 1-26 (2009).
"Social Science and Legal Policy: The Case of Heterosexual Cohabitation,” 9 Journal of Law & Family Studies 1 (2007); republished in Harris & Carbone, Family Law (4th ed. 2010).
"Race and Gender in the Law Review" (with Dorothy Roberts and Leonard S. Rubinowitz), 100 Northwestern University Law Review 27 (2006).
"Legal Treatment of Cohabitation in the United States," 26 Law & Policy 119 (2004). republished in Marriage and Cohabitation (Alison Diduck, ed., 2008).
"Domestic Violence: Does the African Context Demand a Different Approach?," 26 International Journal of Law & Psychiatry 473 (2003).
"Theories of Domestic Violence in the African Context," 11 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy, & the Law 101 (2003).
"Wife Murder in Chicago: 1910-1930" (with Ben Altman), 92 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 739 (2002).
"Feminist Critiques of Law," International Encyclopedia of Women’s Studies (Routledge, 2001).
"Legal Limbo of the Student Intern: The Responsibility of Colleges and Universities to Protect Student Interns Against Sexual Harassment" (with MaryBeth Lipp), 23 Harvard Women's Law Journal 95 (2000).
"Praxis and Pedagogy: Domestic Violence" (with Eden Kusmiersky), 32 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 719 (1999).
"Bibliographical Essay: Women and the Legal Profession," 7 Journal of Gender, Social Policy & The Law 149 (1998-99).
"Attorneys as Gatekeepers to the Court: The Potential Liability of Attorneys Bringing Suits Based on Recovered Memories of Childhood Sexual Abuse" (with Elizabeth Mertz), 27 Hofstra Law Review 223 (1998).
"Feminist Legal Theory, Feminist Lawmaking, and the Legal Profession" (with Elizabeth M. Schneider), 67 Fordham Law Review 249 (1998).
"The Manipulation of Legal Remedies to Deter Suits by Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse," 92 Northwestern University Law Review 1481 (1998).
"A Feminist Proposal to Bring Back Common Law Marriage," 75 Oregon Law Review 709 (1996).
"What Should the Courts Do About Memories of Sexual Abuse? Toward a Balanced Approach" (with Elizabeth Mertz), The Judges’ Journal, Fall 1996, at 6.
"A Dangerous Direction: Legal Intervention in Abuse-Survivor Therapy" (with Elizabeth Mertz), 109 Harvard Law Review 555 (1996).
"The Law of Patronage at a Crossroads," 12 Journal of Law & Politics 341 (1996).
"Street Harassment and the Informal Ghettoization of Women," 106 Harvard Law Review 517 (1993).
"The Arrest Experiments: A Feminist Critique," 83 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology200 (1992).
"'We Don't Want Anybody Anybody Sent': The Death of Patronage Hiring in Chicago 86 Northwest University Law Review 57 (1991).
"The 1990 Report of the Illinois Task Force on Gender Bias in the Courts (1990).
"Bowen v. Massachusetts: The 'Money Damages Exception' to the Administrative Procedure Act and Grant-in-Aid Litigation," 21 The Urban Lawyer 557 (1989).
"Smith v. Hussman Refrigerator Company: Fair Representation and the Erosion of Collective Values," 76 Northwestern University Law Review 201 (1981).
"Luther and Resistance to Legitimate Authority," 40 Journal of the History of Ideas 3 (1979).
"The Development of the Lutheran Theory of Resistance: 1523-1530," 8 Sixteenth-Century Journal 61 (1977).
Book Reviews
"Review of Kristin A. Kelly, "Domestic Violence and the Politics of Privacy," 2 Perspectives on Politics 120 (2004).
"Review of David Peterson Mar, What Trouble I Have Seen: A History of Violence Against Wives," Law & History Review, Spring 2000, at 234.
"Review Essay of Moira Johnston "Spectral Evidence: the Ramona Case: Incest, Memory, and Truth on Trial in Napa Valley" Violence Against Women, Mar. 2000, at 337.
Miscellaneous
"Protect Judges Who Serve Us," Chicago Tribune, op. ed., May 23, 2005.
"Massachusetts Gov’s Political Problem: Men," op ed., Newsday, May 22, 2001.
The Development of Remedies for Domestic Violence: The American Experience, Amanee (Accra, Ghana), April 2001.
The History of the Women’s Movement in the United States: Continuing Themes, Amanee (Accra, Ghana), April 2000.
"Fight Against Sexual Abuse Still a Difficult Road" (with Elizabeth Mertz), Chicago Tribune, op-ed., February 3, 2000.
"Check’s in the Mail – if the State Can Work Out the Kinks," Chicago Tribune, op-ed, November 26, 1999.
""Keep Third-Party Malpractice Suits Against Therapists Out of Court," Chicago Tribune, op-ed, April 7, 1997.
"Fashion Weighs in on Simpson Case," Chicago Tribune, October 30, 1994, §6, at 8.
"Spouse Abuse: A Disparity of Power," Chicago Tribune, op-ed, June 23, 1994.
"Taking a Second Look at the Law," Chicago Tribune, May 22, 1994  §6 at 8.
"Where Equity Is Still Only a Shadow" (with Jane E. Larson), Chicago Tribune, op-ed, May 5, 1994.
"Has Sexual Correctness Gone Too Far?," USA Today, op-ed, April 4, 1994.
"A Year of Inaction on Gender Bias Report," Chicago Lawyer, June 1991.
"Sexism in the Courtroom," Chicago Tribune, op-ed, July 24, 1990.