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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 31 Aug 2015

Rank Downloads Paper Title
1 1,575 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
2 1,462 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
3 1,274 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 1,051 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 1,037 Bad Arguments Against Gay Marriage
Dale Carpenter
University of Minnesota Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Oct 2005
Last Revised: 1 Nov 2005
6 963 'Bend It Like Beckham' and 'Real Women Have Curves': Constructing Identity in Multicultural Coming-of-Age Stories
Linda C. McClain
Boston University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Apr 2005
Last Revised: 12 Dec 2005
7 945 Abortion Access and Risky Sex Among Teens: Parental Involvement Laws and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Jonathan Klick and Thomas Stratmann
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
Date posted to database: 4 Oct 2005
Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
8 944 John Calvin on Marriage and Family
John Witte
Emory University School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Sep 2007
Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
9 905 Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Violence in Middle and Low-Income Countries: A Global Review and Analysis
Sarah Bott, Andrew Morrison and Mary Ellsberg
Independent, World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and Independent
Date posted to database: 13 Jul 2005
Last Revised: 30 Nov 2005
10 887 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
2 Jul 2015 through 31 Aug 2015

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1 343 Obergefell v. Hodges: An Imagined Opinion, Concurring in the Judgment
Michael J. Perry
Emory University School of Law
Date posted to database: 30 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 30 Jun 2015
2 57 Conscientious Objections by Civil Servants: The Case of Marriage Commissioners and Same Sex Civil Marriages
Richard Moon
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
Date posted to database: 20 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
3 43 Parental Control Rights
Scott Altman
University of Southern California Law School
Date posted to database: 28 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 12 Aug 2015
4 38 Confirming (the Illusion of) Heterosexual Marriage: Hämäläinen v Finland
Damián A. González-Salzberg
University of Sheffield - Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 10 Aug 2015
5 37 Brief of Amici Curiae Scholars of the Constitutional Rights of Children in Support of Petitioners in Obergefell v. Hodges
Catherine E. Smith, Lauren Fontana, Susannah William Pollvogt and Tanya Washington
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Washburn University School of Law and Georgia State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
6 30 The Dangers of Children’s Rights’ Discourse in the Political Arena: The Issue of Religious Male Circumcision as a Test Case
Rhona Schuz
Sha'arei Mishpat College - Law School
Date posted to database: 6 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 6 Jul 2015
7 29 The Power of Understatement in Judicial Decisions
Rivka Weill
Radzyner School of Law - Interdisciplinary Center (IDC)
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jul 2015
8 28 Marital Contracting in a Post-Windsor World
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2015
9 25 Marriage Equality on the Arc of Civil Rights History: A Broad Historical Narrative
Charles R. Calleros
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
10 24 Here Comes the Groom...(s)?
Joshua White
Mercer University - Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Students
Date posted to database: 9 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 9 Jul 2015





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