Robin Fretwell Wilson

University of Illinois College of Law

Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law and Director, Family Law and Policy Program

504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

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1.

Children at Risk: The Sexual Exploitation of Female Children After Divorce

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 2, 2000
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 09 Nov 2000
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Nanotechnology: The Challenge of Regulating Known Unknowns

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 34, No. 4, Winter 2006, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2007-10
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Jan 2007
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 363 (62,172)
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Bringing up Baby: Adoption, Marriage, and the Best Interests of the Child

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-28, William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 883-908, February 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 17 Sep 2006
Robin Fretwell Wilson and W. Bradford Wilcox
University of Illinois College of Law and University of Virginia, Department of Sociology
Downloads 321 (62,715)

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adoption, marital status, child well-being, cohabitation, child placement

4.

The Death of Jesse Gelsinger: New Evidence of the Influence of Money and Prestige in Human Research

36 American Journal of Law & Medicine 295 (2010), Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-19
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 320 (59,028)

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Human Research, Gene Therapy, FDA

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Estate of Gelsinger v. Trustees of University of Pennsylvania: Money, Prestige, and Conflicts of Interest In Human Subjects Research

HEALTH LAW AND BIOETHICS: CASES IN CONTEXT, p. 229, Sandra H. Johnson, Joan H. Krause, Richard S. Saver, & Robin Fretwell Wilson, eds., Aspen Publishers, 2009, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-8
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Mar 2012
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 312 (43,980)

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Health Law, Bioethics, Human gene therapy

6.

Keeping Women in Business (and Family)

Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2008-34
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 281 (78,957)
Citation 1

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work/life balance, lawyers, MBAs, doctors, marriage, divorce, child-bearing

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The Calculus of Accommodation: Contraception, Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage, and Other Clashes Between Religion and the State

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 1417, 2012, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-31
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 03 Oct 2012
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 246 (44,516)

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Contraception, Abortion, Same-Sex Marriage

Fractured Families, Fragile Children - The Sexual Vulnerability of Girls in the Aftermath of Divorce

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2002
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Nov 2002
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 237 (108,190)

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child abuse and neglect, risk factor, child sexual abuse, incest, stepparents, divorce, divorce education, custody determinations, judicial decisionmaking, social science evidence

Fractured Families, Fragile Children - The Sexual Vulnerability of Girls in the Aftermath of Divorce

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp.1-24, 2002
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Jun 2012
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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child law, family law, sexual vulnerability, divorce, abuse

9.

American Law Institute’s Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution, Eight Years after Adoption: Guiding Principles or Obligatory Footnote?

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 42, No. 3, p. 573, Fall 2008, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-9
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Mar 2012
Robin Fretwell Wilson and Michael Clisham
University of Illinois College of Law and Bangor Hydro-Electric Company
Downloads 224 (82,728)

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Family Law, divorce, cohabitation, same-sex relationships, child custody legislation, Principles

10.

Evaluating Marriage: Does Marriage Matter to the Nurturing of Children?

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 3, 2005, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-56
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 213 (104,549)
Citation 1

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marriage, children, family, parents, marital relationship

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Autonomy Suspended: Using Female Patients to Teach Intimate Exams without their Knowledge or Consent

Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 240-263, 2005, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-3
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Feb 2006
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 183 (128,287)

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medical ethics, pelvic exams, implied consent, battery, fraud

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Marriage of Necessity: Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty Protections

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 3, 2014, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-03
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 23 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2014
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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13.

The Cradle of Abuse: Evaluating the Danger Posed by a Sexually Predatory Parent to the Victim's Siblings

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 51, No. 1, p. 241, 2002
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Oct 2002
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 172 (129,467)

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State intervention, child protection, abuse and neglect, judicial decisionmaking, social science evidence, risk factor, incest, child sexual abuse

14.

The Overlooked Costs of Religious Deference

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 4, 2007, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2007-24, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 161 (144,967)

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Using Tort Law to Secure Patient Dignity

U of Maryland Legal Studies Paper No. 2004-24
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Robin Fretwell Wilson, John Duncan, Dan Luginbill and Matthew Richardson
University of Illinois College of Law, Independent, Ness, Jett & Tanner, LLC and Wyche, Burgess, Freeman & Parham, PA
Downloads 161 (146,532)
Citation 1

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Patient rights, pelvic exams, informed consent, medical malpractice, medical battery, informed consent, fiduciary duty

Hospital Ethics Committees as the Forum of Last Resort: An Idea Whose Time Has Not Come

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Feb 1999
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 156 (160,441)
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Hospital Ethics Committees as the Forum of Last Resort: An Idea Whose Time Has Not Come

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, 1998
Posted: 09 Mar 1999
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law

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Uncovering the Rationale for Requiring Infertility in Surrogacy Arrangements

American Journal of Law & Medicine, Vol. 29, No. 2 & 3, 2003
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Oct 2003
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Undeserved Trust: Reflections on the Ali's Treatment of De Facto Parents

RECONCEIVING THE FAMILY: CRITICAL REFLECTIONS ON THE AMERICAN LAW INSTITUTE'S PRINCIPALS OF THE LAW OF FAMILY DISSOLUTION, Robin Fretwell Wilson, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2006, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-57
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 96 (211,316)
Citation 1

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parental rights, de facto parents

19.

Sex Play in Virtual Worlds

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 3, Article 9, p. 1127, 2009, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-11
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Mar 2012
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 91 (186,145)

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Virtual Worlds, Cyber Law, Criminal Law

20.

Enlarging the Regulation of Shrinking Cosmetics and Sunscreens

THE NANOTECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE: CREATING LAW AND LEGAL INSTITUTIONS FOR UNCERTAIN RISKS, David Dana, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2011, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 89 (196,893)

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Nanotechnology, Health Law, FDA

21.

The Perils of Privatized Marriage

MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE IN A MULTI-CULTURAL CONTEXT: RECONSIDERING THE BOUNDARIES OF CIVIL LAW AND RELIGION, p. 253, Joel A. Nichols, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2011 , Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-10
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 85 (214,030)

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Civil Law and Religion, Marriage and Divorce, Custody

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Sexually Predatory Parents and the Children in Their Care: Remove the Threat, Not the Child

HAND BOOK OF CHILDREN, CULTURE, AND VIOLENCE, Ch. 3, pp. 39-58, Nancy E. Dowd, Dorothy G. Singer, Robin Fretwell Wilson, eds., Sage Publications, 2005, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-36
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Nov 2006
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 81 (238,813)

Abstract:

child sexual abuse, incest

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Medicare: Where is the Common Sense? A Review of Medicare Meets Mephistopheles

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 34, No. 4, p. 821, Winter 2006, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2007-11
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Jan 2007
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Matters of Conscience: Lessons for Same-Sex Marriage from the Healthcare Context

SAME-SEX MARRIAGE AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY: EMERGING CONFLICTS, p. 77, Douglas Laycock, Anthony R. Picarello, Jr., & Robin Fretwell Wilson, eds., 2008, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-7
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 24 Feb 2012
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 79 (211,316)
Citation 1

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Same-Sex Marriage, Religious Liberty, Healthcare

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Insubstantial Burdens: The Case for Government Employee Exemptions to Same-Sex Marriage Laws

Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy, Vol. 5, No. 2, p. 318, 2010, Washington & Lee Legal Studies Paper No. 2012-17
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Apr 2012
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 73 (221,483)

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Same-sex Marriage, Religious Liberty

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The Harmonisation of Family Law in the United States

EUROPEAN CHALLENGES IN CONTEMPORARY FAMILY LAW, Katharina Boele-Woelki, Tone Sverdrup, eds., Intersentia, Antwerp, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Nov 2007
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 72 (256,870)

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Comment: Removing Violent Parents from the Home: A Test Case for the Public Health Approach

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 12, No. 3, 2005, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-53
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Oct 2005
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 58 (295,436)

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public health, removal, exclusion of offenders, risk factors, evidence-based

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Removing Violent Parents from the Home: A Test Case for the Public Health Approach

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-35
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Apr 2005
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 57 (305,237)

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Child removal, family violence, child abuse & neglect, due process, protective order

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Emergency Contraceptives or 'Abortion-Inducing' Drugs? Empowering Women to Make Informed Decisions

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 71, Issue 2, 2014, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. LBSS14-34, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 14-39
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2014
Ryan M. Hrobak and Robin Fretwell Wilson
Washington and Lee University - School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 56 (270,915)

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Realizing Informed Consent in Times of Controversy

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, No. 44, 2016, Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper No. 16-36
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
Robin Fretwell Wilson and Robert John Morse
University of Illinois College of Law and Independent
Downloads 44 (351,298)

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Embracing Compromise: Marriage Equality and Religious Liberty in the Political Process

Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, Vol. 15, p. 485, 2014, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-37
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Robin Fretwell Wilson and Anthony Michael Kreis
University of Illinois College of Law and Chicago-Kent College of Law
Downloads 38 (217,011)

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religious liberty, same-sex marriage, nondiscrimination, anti-discrimination, public accommodations, fair housing, employment discrimination, LGBT, LGBT rights, religious accommodations, free exercise, legislation, tax exemptions, civil rights

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When Governments Insulate Dissenters from Social Change: What Hobby Lobby and Abortion Conscience Clauses Teach About Specific Exemptions

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2014, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-20
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 22 Apr 2015
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Trumpcare: Expect the Phoenix to Rise from the Ashes

2017 U. ILL. L. REV. ONLINE: Trump 100 Days , University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-38
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Sep 2017
Robin Fretwell Wilson, Ryan Graver and Larry Sobal
University of Illinois College of Law, Independent and Independent
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Beyond the Bounds of Decency: Why Fault Continues to Matter to (Some) Wronged Spouses

66 Washington and Lee Law Review 503 (2009), Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Sep 2017
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Limiting the Prerogatives of Legal Parents: Judicial Skepticism of the American Law Institute's Treatment of De Facto Parents

25 Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 477 (2013), Illinois Program in Law, Behavior and Social Science Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Sep 2017
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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‘Unauthorized Practice’: Regulating the Use of Anesthetized, Recently Deceased, and Conscious Patients in Medical Teaching

Idaho Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 423, 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Sep 2017
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Trusting Mothers: A Critique of the American Law Institute's Treatment of De Facto Parents

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 38, p.1103, 2010, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-36
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 09 Aug 2017
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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The Future of Religious Liberty Protections in Illinois: Harmonizing Religious Exercise and Legitimate Government Concerns

Chapter Two, In: An Illinois Constitution for the Twenty-First Century, 2017, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-23
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Apr 2017
Heidi Brady and Robin Fretwell Wilson
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and University of Illinois College of Law
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The Promise of Informed Consent

The Oxford Handbook of U.S. Healthcare Law Edited by I. Glenn Cohen, Allison K. Hoffman, and William M. Sage, Oxford University Press, 2016, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-13
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Feb 2017
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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informed consent, physicians, patients, Culbertson v. Mernitz, Canterbury v. Spence, disclosure, reasonable physician standard, reasonable patient standard, medical research

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The Precarious Status of Domestic Partnerships for the Elderly in a Post-Obergefell World

Elder Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 49, 2016, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-17
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Feb 2017
Heidi Brady and Robin Fretwell Wilson
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and University of Illinois College of Law
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Religious Liberty after Hobby Lobby: A Panel of the 2014 Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2016, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-16
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Feb 2017
Americans United for Life, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Christian Legal Society, University of North Carolina School of Law and University of Illinois College of Law
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Unpacking the Relationship between Conscience and Access

Forthcoming, Law, Religion, and Health in the United States, Holly Fernandez Lynch, I. Glenn Cohen, Elizabeth Sepper, eds. Cambridge U. Press 2017, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Access, Conscience,Reproductive rights, Healthcare, Religion, Religious liberty, Medicine, EMTALA

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Squaring Faith and Sexuality: Religious Institutions and the Unique Challenge of Sports

Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice, Vol. 34, No. 385, 2016, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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The Nonsense About Bathrooms: How Purported Concerns over Safety Block LGBT Nondiscrimination Laws and Obscure Real Religious Liberty Concerns

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2017, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-11
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2017
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Privatizing Family Law in the Name of Religion

18 Wm. & Mary Bill of Rts. J. 925 (2010), University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-35
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2016
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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'Getting the Government Out of Marriage' Post Obergefell: The Ill-Considered Consequences of Transforming the State’s Relationship to Marriage

University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-14
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Demystifying Hobby Lobby

The International Survey of Family Law 2015 Edition, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-9
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Bargaining for Religious Accommodations: Same-Sex Marriage and LGBT Rights After Hobby Lobby

THE RISE OF CORPORATE RELIGIOUS LIBERTY (Micah Schwartzman, Chad Flanders, Zoë Robinson, eds., Oxford University Press, 2016) , University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-8,
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Bargaining for Civil Rights: Lessons from Mrs. Murphy for Same-Sex Marriage and LGBT Rights

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 3, 2015, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-7
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Feb 2016
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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family law, law and religion, civil rights, gay rights, constitutional law, LGBT

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Unauthorized Practice: Teaching Pelvic Examination on Women Under Anesthesia

Journal of the American Medical Women's Association, Vol. 58, No. 4, 2003
Posted: 18 Feb 2004
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law

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Rethinking the Shield of Immunity: Should Ethics Committees Be Accountable for Their Mistakes?

HealthCare Ethics Committee Forum, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2002
Posted: 08 Oct 2002
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law

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hospital ethics committees, end-of-life decisionmaking, biomedical ethics, immunity, privilege, accountability

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 354    Citations: 0
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Summary of the Utah Compromise

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Mar 2015
Robin Fretwell Wilson
University of Illinois College of Law
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