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LSN: Family Law (Private) (Topic)

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 21 Aug 2014

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1 1,456 The Negative Externalities of Immorality: The Case of Same-Sex Marriage
Aristides N. Hatzis
University of Athens - Department of Philosophy & History of Science
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2006
Last Revised: 15 Oct 2006
2 1,335 The Evidentiary Admissibility of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Science, Law, and Policy
Jennifer Hoult
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2006
Last Revised: 21 Jun 2006
3 1,230 The Backlash Thesis and Same-Sex Marriage: Learning from Brown v. Board of Education and its Aftermath
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - School of Law-Newark
Date posted to database: 16 May 2006
Last Revised: 16 Aug 2006
4 1,050 No Income Splitting for Domestic Partners: How the IRS Erred
Dennis J. Ventry
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Mar 2006
Last Revised: 21 Apr 2006
5 840 John Calvin on Marriage and Family
John Witte
Emory University School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2007
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2014
6 819 Law and Economics versus Economic Analysis of Law
Geoffrey P. Miller
New York University School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 20 Jun 2011
7 700 Rights of the Dead
Kirsten Rabe Smolensky
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
Date posted to database: 16 Aug 2006
Last Revised: 20 Oct 2011
8 691 A Legal Analysis of Romantic Gifts
Ruth Sarah Lee
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Feb 2012
Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
9 665 Political Liberalism, Islamic Family Law and Family Law Pluralism: Lessons from New York on Family Law Arbitration
Mohammad Fadel
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Jun 2009
Last Revised: 3 Aug 2009
10 638 Beyond DOMA: Choice of State Law in Federal Statutes
William Baude
University of Chicago - Law School
Date posted to database: 5 Nov 2011
Last Revised: 5 Jul 2012

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
22 Jun 2014 through 21 Aug 2014

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1 71 Why the State Cannot 'Abolish Marriage'
Gregg Strauss
Duke University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 30 Jul 2014
2 65 Behavioral Economics and Social Policy: Designing Innovative Solutions for Programs Supported by the Administration for Children and Families
Lashawn Richburg-Hayes, Caitlin Anzelone, Nadine Dechausay, Saugato Datta, Alexandra Fiorillo, Louis Potok, Matthew Darling and John Balz
MDRC, MDRC, MDRC, ideas42, ideas42, ideas42, ideas42 and ideas42
Date posted to database: 18 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 28 Jul 2014
3 58 Marriage of Necessity: Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty Protections
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Date posted to database: 23 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2014
4 56 Illegitimate Borders: Jus Sanguinis Citizenship and the Legal Construction of Family, Race, and Nation
Kristin A. Collins
Boston University School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 2 Jul 2014
5 32 Deadbeat Dads & Welfare Queens: How Metaphor Shapes Poverty Law
Ann Cammett
CUNY School of Law
Date posted to database: 22 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 22 Jun 2014
6 22 Permanency Puzzle
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
Date posted to database: 3 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2014
7 21 Removing Citizens: Parenthood, Immigration Courts, and Derivative Citizenship
Kari E. Hong
Boston College - Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 22 Jul 2014
8 19 The Personal Politics of Same-Sex Marriage
Craig M. Burnett and Aaron King
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Wilmington and Duke University
Date posted to database: 27 Jun 2014
Last Revised: 24 Jul 2014





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