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1.

The Attack on Marriage as the Union of a Man and a Woman

North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 83, pp. 1365-91, 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
Downloads 2,445
2.

Marriage: A Basic and Exigent Good

The Monist, Vol. 91, pp. 388-406, 2008, Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 09-13
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Notre Dame Law School
Downloads 2,397
3.

A Hostile Environment for Student Defendants: Title IX and Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Northern Kentucky Law Review, 2013
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 15 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 2,259
4.

Surrogacy and India

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Working Paper Series
NALSAR University of Law
Downloads 1,691
5.

The Other Side of the Coin: A Look at Islamic Law as Compared to Anglo-American Law — Do Muslim Women Really Have Fewer Rights than American Women?

New York International Law Review, Vol. 16, p. 65, 2003, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 23 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 1,004
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Religion, Polygamy, and Non-Traditional Families: Disparate Views on the Evolution of Marriage in History and in the Debate Over Same-Sex Unions

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 19, 2007, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 07-26
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Suffolk University Law School
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7.

Privatizing Diversity: A Cautionary Tale from Religious Arbitration in Family Law

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 573-607, 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 946
8.

Women and Abortion in Canada: What's Law Got to Do with It?

FEMINISM AND POLITICAL ECONOMY: WOMEN'S WORK, WOMEN's STRUGGLES, Heather Jon Maroney, Meg Luxton, eds., pp. 263-284, Toronto: Methuen, 1987
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Dec 2009
Accepted Paper Series
York University - Osgoode Hall Law School
Downloads 870
9.

From Soft to Hard Paternalism and Back: The Regulation of Surrogate Motherhood in Greece

Portuguese Economic Journal, Vol. 49, No. 3, pp. 205-220, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Athens - Department of History & Philosophy of Science
Downloads 868
10.

Too Much Frivolity, Not Enough Femininity: A Study of Gender and Humor at the U.S. Supreme Court

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Working Paper Series
Texas A&M University, DePaul University, University of Kansas and Arizona State University, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication
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11.

Adultery – A Conceptual and Legal Analysis

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University
Downloads 702
12.

The Politics of Legal Challenges to Pornography: Canada, Sweden, and the United States

Stockholm Studies in Politics No. 160. Ph.D. diss., Stockholm University, 2014. ISBN 9789176490471.
Number of pages: 582 Posted: 20 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Stockholm University, Department of Political Science
Downloads 686
13.

Polygamy and Mixed Marriage in Indonesia: Islam and the Marriage Law in the Courts

INDONESIA: LAW AND SOCIETY, T. Lindsey, ed., Federation Press, 2008, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09/36
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 08 May 2009 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2009
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 680
14.

Polygamy: Not 'Big Love' But Significant Harm

Women's Rights Law Reporter, Rutgers University School of Law (2014 Forthcoming), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 651
15.

From 'She-Males' to 'Unix': Transgender Rights and the Productive Paradoxes of Pakistani Policing

REGIMES OF LEGALITY: ETHNOGRAPHY OF CRIMINAL CASES IN SOUTH ASIA 258 (Daniela Berti & Devika Bordia eds., 2015)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 647
16.

Battered Woman Syndrome

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2010
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 631
17.

Understanding of Right to Abortion Under Indian Constitution

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
NLS - NUJS
Downloads 612
18.

Refugee Law and State Accountability for Violence Against Women: A Comparative Analysis of Legal Approaches to Recognizing Asylum Claims Based on Gender Persecution

Harvard Women’s Law Journal, 25th Anniversary Issue, Vol. 25, pp. 281-318, 2002
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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19.

Bountiful Voices

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 13 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
McGill University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 561
20.

Others May Follow: The Introduction of Marriage, Quasi-Marriage, and Semi-Marriage for Same-Sex Couples in European Countries

Judicial Studies Institute Journal, Vol. 5, pp. 104-127, Dublin, 2005
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Leiden University - Leiden Law School
Downloads 546
21.

De Facto Relationships, Same-Sex and Surrogate Parents: Exploring the Scope and Effects of the 2008 Federal Relationship Reforms

Australian Journal of Family Law, Vol. 23, No. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Oct 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Technology, Sydney, Faculty of Law
Downloads 541
22.

Women of Color in Legal Education: Challenging the Presumption of Incompetence

61 The Federal Lawyer 48 (July 2014) , Seattle University School of Law Research Paper No. 14-14
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Seattle University School of Law
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23.

Cross-Border Surrogacy: Time for a Convention?

Boele-Woelki/Dethloff/Gephart (eds.): Family Law and Culture in Europe: Developments, Challenges and Opportunities; Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of the Commission on European Family Law; Intersentia 2014, pp. 199-217
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Munich - Center for International Law
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24.

The Duke Lacrosse Case, Innocence, and False Identifications: A Fundamental Failure to 'Do Justice'

Fordham Law Review Vol. 76, 2007, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 176
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 12 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 479
25.

Women Whose Governments are Unable or Unwilling to Provide Reasonable Protection from Domestic Violence May Qualify as Refugees Under United States Asylum Law

Georgetown Immigration Law Review, Vol. 11, No. 709, Summer 1997
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University, St. Thomas University School of Law and Greater Boston Legal Services
Downloads 472
26.

International Human Rights Law and Co-Parent Adoption

Loyola Law Review, Vol. 55, pp. 791, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
BurlesonInstitute.org
Downloads 467
27.

Gender, Race, Bias and Perspective: OR, How Otherness Colours Your Judgment

International Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 15, Nos. 1-2, pp. 73-86, 2008, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 09/18
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Apr 2009
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
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28.

Section 199 of the Equality Act 2010: How Not to Abolish the Presumption of Advancement

Modern Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 5, pp. 807-823, 2010, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 10/99
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School

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29.

Jurisprudence and Gender

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, 1988, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-50
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 24 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 441
30.

Who Says Muslim Women Don’t Have the Right to Divorce? – A Comparison between Anglo-American Law and Islamic Law

New York International Law Review, Vol. 22, p. 201, 2009, Roger Williams Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 77, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 09-79
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 440
31.

Got Mylk? The Disruptive Possibilities of Plant Milk

84 Brooklyn Law Review, 2019, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 22 Aug 2018
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School and Lund University
Downloads 437
32.

Bullying and Sexting in Social Networks from a Legal Perspective: Between Enforcement and Empowerment

ICRI Working Paper 7/2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Ghent University - Faculty of Law
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33.

Sex Trafficking and Criminalization: In Defense of Feminist Abolitionism

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, No. 6, 2010, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2010-20
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Villanova University School of Law
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34.

The Rights of Women and the Role of Superior Judiciary in Pakistan with Special Reference to Family Law Cases from 2004-2008

Pakistan Journal of Islamic Research, Vol. 3, pp. 271-299, 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2012
Accepted Paper Series
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
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35.

Family Courts in Pakistan in Search of ‘Better Remedies’ for Women and Children

Lawasia Journal, pp. 191-226, 2006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Sep 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Lahore High Court
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36.

The Protection of Women and Children in Islamic Law and International Humanitarian Law: A Critique of John Kelsay

Hamdard Islamicus, Vol. 25, No. 3, July-September 2002
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Accepted Paper Series
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Downloads 390
37.

Conscientious Commitment to Women's Health

International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Vol. 113, No. 2, pp. 163-166, 2011
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 388
38.

Gender and Punishment

In J.Simon and R. Sparks. (Eds.). (2012) Handbook of Punishment and Society. London: Sage. , Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2451066
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 18 Jun 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and University of Oxford - Centre for Criminology
Downloads 366
39.

Equity or Equality for Women? Understanding CEDAW’s Equality Principles

IWRAW Occasional Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Alabama - School of Law
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40.

Obergefell's Conservatism: Reifying Familial Fronts

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 23, 2015, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2681189
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 365
41.

Sexual Privacy

Yale Law Journal, Forthcoming, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-25
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Accepted Paper Series
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Downloads 361
42.

Regulation of Sex Work in Netherlands

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jun 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Strathclyde - School of Law
Downloads 349
43.

Feminist Legal Theory and Understandings of Equality: One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?

Thomas Jefferson Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2006, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 07/41, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 249
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 326
44.

The Theory of Child Support

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Arizona State University College of Law and Independent
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45.

Is Zina Bil-Jabr a Hadd, Taʿzir or Syasa Offence? A Re-Appraisal of the Protection of Women Act, 2006 in Pakistan

Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Vol. 14, 2008-2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2011
Accepted Paper Series
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Downloads 324
46.

The Age of Consent: When is Sexting No Longer 'Speech Integral to Criminal Conduct'?

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 97, p. 369, 2012
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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47.

Burqa: Human Right or Human Wrong?

(2014) 39(4) Alternative Law Journal 231
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Jan 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
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48.

Regulating Sex Work in the EU: Prostitute Women and the New Spaces of Exclusion

Gender, Place & Culture, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 137-152, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Nov 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Strathclyde - School of Law, University of Kent, Canterbury and University of Kent, Canterbury - School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR)
Downloads 320
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What Lies Beyond Same-Sex Marriage? Marriage, Reproductive Freedom and Future Persons in Liberal Public Justification

Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 39-58, Feb 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University
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Perspectivas de género en las condenas por tráfico de drogas (Gender Perspectives in Drug Trafficking Convictions)

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 2, No. 6, 2012
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Universidade da Coruña, Facultad de Derecho
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