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Dorothea S. Clarke Professor of Law
"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).
"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).
"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).
"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).
Book Reviews
"Review of David Peterson Mar, What Trouble I Have Seen: A History of Violence Against Wives," Law & History Review, Spring 2000, at 234.