Lynn D. Wardle

Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

Professor of Law

518 JRCB

Provo, UT 84602

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (52)

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
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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marriage, family, same-sex marriage, civil unions

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The Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoption and American Implementing Law: Implications for International Adoptions by Gay and Lesbian Couples or Partners

Indiana International & Comparative Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 113-152, 2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Aug 2008
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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The Biological Causes and Consequences of Homosexual Behavior and Their Relevance for Family Law and Policies

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 997, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2021
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Parental Infidelity and the 'No-Harm' Rule in Custody Litigation

Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 52, pp. 81-132 (2002)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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The Boundaries of Belonging: Allegiance, Purpose and the Definition of Marriage

Brigham Young Journal of Public Law, Vol. 25, No. 2, p. 287, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Nov 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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The Fall of Marital Family Stability and the Rise of Juvenile Delinquency

Journal of Law & Family Studies, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Jul 2008
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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From Slavery to Same Sex Marriage: Comity Versus Public Policy and Inter-Jurisdictional Recognition of Controversial Domestic Relations

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2008, p. 1855, 2008
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 31 Jul 2009
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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choice of law, conflict of laws, family law, same-sex marriage, adoption, slavery, comity, public policy

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A Response to the 'Conservative Case' for Same-Sex Marriage: Same-Sex Marriage and 'The Tragedy of the Commons'

BYU Journal of Public Law, Vol. 22, p. 441, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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marriage, conservatism, same-sex marriage

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In Praise of Loving: Reflections on the 'Loving Analogy' for Same-Sex Marriage

Howard Law Journal, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 117-186, 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Aug 2008
Lincoln C. Oliphant and Lynn D. Wardle
Catholic University of America (CUA) and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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marriage, family, same-sex, gay, lesbian, constitutional law, civil rights

The Morality of Marriage and the Transformative Power of Inclusion

WHAT'S THE HARM? DOES LEGALIZING SAME-SEX MARRIAGE REALL HARM INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES OR SOCIETY?, Lynn D. Wardle, ed., 2008
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Same-Sex Marriage, Morality

The Morality of Marriage and the Transformative Power of Inclusion

WHAT'S THE HARM? DOES LEGALIZING SAME SEX MARRIAGE REALLY HARM INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES OR SOCIETY?, University Press of America, 2008
Posted: 27 May 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

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same-sex marriage, marriage, public policy, family

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Marriage and Religious Liberty: Comparative Law Problems and Conflict of Laws Solutions

Journal of Law & Family Studies, Vol. 12, No. 2, p. 315, 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Nov 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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The Disintegration of Families and Children's Right to Parents

Ave Maria Law Review, Vol. 10, 1-52, (2011)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 May 2013
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Family, Disintegration, Children, Parents, Right to Parents

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The Impacts on Education and Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage and Lessons from Abortion Jurisprudence

Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal, Vol. 2011, No. 2
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Protection of Healthcare Providers’ Rights of Conscience in American Law: Present, Past, and Future

Ave Maria Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Right of Conscience, Healthcare Provider, Abortion

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Adoptions: Upside Down and Sideways? Some Causes of and Remedies for Declining Domestic and International Adoptions

Regent University Law Review, Vol. 26, p. 201, 2013
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Jan 2014
Lynn D. Wardle and Travis Robertson
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Institution of Marriage and Other Domestic Relations

Amsterdam Law Forum, Vol. 3, No. 2, p. 160, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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The Institution of Marriage and Other Domestic Relations

Amsterdam Law Forum, Vol. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Union

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Marriage Is the Best Measure of Society's Commitment to Child Well-Being

BYU Law Research Paper No. 16-17
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2016
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Marriage, children, divorce, commitment, child wellbeing

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The 'Echo-Chamber Effect' in Legal Education: Considering Family Law Casebooks

6 St. Thomas J. L. & Pub. Pol'y 104 (2011)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Lynne Marie Kohm and Lynn D. Wardle
Regent University - School of Law and Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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family law, abortion, legal education, casebook

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A House Divided: Same-Sex Marriage and Dangers to Civil Rights

Liberty University Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 3, Spring 2010
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Same-Sex Marriage, Religious Liberty

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The Future of the Family: The Social and Legal Impacts of Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

13 Ave Maria Law Review 237 (2015), BYU Law Research Paper No. 15-22
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2015
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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family law cases, same-sex marriage, controversy, abortion, no-fault divorce, judicial restraint, legislative reform

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The 'Constitution' of Marriage, and the 'Constitution' of Nations

University of San Francisco Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Marriage, Constitution, Same-Sex Union

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Comparative Perspectives on Adoption of Children by Cohabiting, Nonmarital Couples and Partners

University of Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 63, 2010
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Adoption, Same-Sex Couples, Cohabitation, Parenting

The Jurisprudence of Parenting and the Influence of Religion on Effective Parenting

International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 May 2012
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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family, parenting, childhood, constitution, religion

The Jurisprudence of Parenting and the Influence of Religion on Effective Parenting

2 Iɴᴛ’ʟ. J. Jᴜʀɪs. Fᴀᴍ. 437 (2011).
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Aug 2018
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Gender Neutrality and the Jurisprudence of Marriage

THE JURISPRUDENCE OF MARRIAGE AND OTHER INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS, Scott FitzGibbon, Lynn D. Wardle, A. Scott Loveless, eds., William S. Hein & Co., 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Gender, Same-Sex Marriage

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Counselors as Gatekeepers: The Professional Responsibilities of Family Lawyers in Divorce Cases

UMKC Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Nov 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Fundamentals of the Jurisprudence of the Family: Building on Rock or Sand?

International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family, Vol. 1, p. 223, 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Nov 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Fundamentals of the Jurisprudence of the Family: Building on Rock or Sand?

1 Iɴᴛ’ʟ. J. Jᴜʀɪs. Fᴀᴍ. 223 (2010)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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comparative study of the jurisprudence, permanence and stability in marriage, family and constitutional law, constitutional law

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Section Three of the Defense of Marriage Act: Deciding, Democracy, and the Constitution

Drake Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Defense of Marriage Act, Same-Sex Marriage, Federalism

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Counting the Costs of Civil Unions: Some Potential Detrimental Effects on Family Law

Widener Journal of Public Law, Vol. 11, pp. 401, 2002
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Apr 2003 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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The Judicial Imposition of Same-Sex Marriage: The Boundaries of Judicial Legitimacy and Legitimate Redefinition of Marriage

Washburn Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Same-Sex Marriage, Judicial Overreach, Separation of Powers

Intergenerational Justice, Extended and Redefined Families, and the Challenge of the Statist Paradigm

3 International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 May 2013 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2015
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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intergeneration, justice, extended families, same-sex marriage, same-sex couples, same-sex parents, statism, redefine

Intergenerational Justice, Extended and Redefined Families, and the Challenge of the Statist Paradigm

3 Iɴᴛ’ʟ. J. Jᴜʀɪs. Fᴀᴍ. 167 (2012).
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Aug 2018
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Restructuring Democracy or Lawlessness? Critical Reflections on in Re Marriage Cases

Nexus Journal, Vol. 14, p. 91, 2008-2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 31 Jul 2009
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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California, family law, marriage, same-sex marriage, legitimacy, separation of powers, democracy, self-government, judicial restraint

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Family Justice for Future Generations: Considering the Interests of Children and Future Generations in Family Law

BYU Law Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Apr 2016
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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family, children, future generations, family law, family justice

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Rights of Conscience vs. Peer-Driven Medical Ethics: ACOG and Abortion

LIFE & LEARNING XVIII, PROCEEDINGS OF THE EIGHTEENTH UNIVERSITY FACULTY FOR LIFE CONFERENCE AT MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY 2008, Joseph W. Koterski, S.J., ed., University Faculty for Life, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jul 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Right of Conscience, Abortion, Healthcare Provider

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The Impacts on Education of Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage and Lessons from Abortion Jurisprudence

Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal, No. 2, 2011 (593-635)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 May 2013
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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education, same-sex marriage, abortion, legalizing, parents, children, schools, curriculum, community

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Amicus Brief for 54 International and Comparative Law Experts from 27 Countries and the Marriage and Family Law Research Project

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Apr 2015
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School, Independent, Independent, Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Independent
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Interjurisdictional Transportability of Same-Sex Marriages in the United States: Doma 'Full Faith and Credit' and the Importance of Marriage

III Interdisciplinary Studies of Comparative Law pg. 159-196
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 May 2013
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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sovereign, jurisdiction, marriage, validity, formation, recognition, same-sex marriage, international, conflict

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Who Decides? The Federal Architecture of DOMA and Comparative Marriage Recognition

California Western International Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 1, Fall 2010
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Defense of Marriage Act, Federalism, Same-Sex Marriage, Separation of Powers

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A Justification of Alimony in the Public Interest

Utah Journal of Family Law, Vol. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Jan 2014
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Alimony, Homemaking

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The Influence of Family Form and Stability on Criminal Behavior by Minors

Pravni Zivot Tamatski broj. 10/2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Jul 2013
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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family, stability, instability, minors, juveniles, delinquency, criminal, behavior, same-sex

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Involuntary Imports: Williams, Lutwak, the Defense of Marriage Act, Federalism, and 'Thick' and 'Thin' Conceptions of Marriage

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 81, 771-828 (2012)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 May 2013
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Williams, Lutwak, jurisdiction, import, federalism, thick, thin, marriage, same-sex marriage, DOMA, Defense of Marriage Act

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The Family: The Foundation of Human Rights

7 Iɴᴛ’ʟ. J. Jᴜʀɪs. Fᴀᴍ. 61 (2016).
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Aug 2018
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Courts As Instruments of Change in American Family Law: Realities, Benefits, Risks, and Limits

8 Iɴᴛ’ʟ. J. Jᴜʀɪs. Fᴀᴍ. 61 (2017).
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 Aug 2018
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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The Alteration and Disintegration of the American Family: Implications for Children and Society

6 Iɴᴛ’ʟ. J. Jᴜʀɪs. Fᴀᴍ. 135 (2015).
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 15 Aug 2018
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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Making the World a Better Place for Families: The Power of One

II Essays in Honor of Penelope Agallopoulou, N. Sakkoulas Publishers, Greece, 1495-1522 (2011)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 May 2013
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
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family, marriage, disintegrate, danger, redefining, legal scholars

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Taking Action to Protect and Promote Families: An International Initiative

5 Iɴᴛ’ʟ. J. Jᴜʀɪs. Fᴀᴍ. 1 (2014).
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 Aug 2018
Lynn D. Wardle and Ursula Basset
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School and Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina
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conversion therapy, same-sex attraction, unwanted same-sex attraction, medical treatments, children, California, SOCE

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Turning Hearts of Children and Fathers: Legal Recognition of Extended Families

LES SOLIDARITIES ENTRE GENERATIONS, SOLIDARITIES BETWEEN GENERATIONS 203-212 (Bruylant 2013)
Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

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solidarity, generation, generational, hearts, father, children, family, connection, society

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Reconciling Private Autonomy and Public Interests in Family Law

II Confronting the Frontiers of Family Succession Law, Liber Amicorum Walter Pintens, 1747-1761 (2012)
Posted: 14 May 2013
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

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private autonomy, family law, liberty, civic, duty, responsibility, family, conflicts

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Dilemmas of Indissoluble Parenthood: Legal Incentives, Parenting, and the Work-Family Balance

Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law, Vol. 26, pp. 265-309, 2012
Posted: 04 Aug 2012
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

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Intergenerational Justice, Extended Families, Redefined Families, and the Challenge of the Statist Paradigm

International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family, Vol. 3, 2013
Posted: 04 Aug 2012
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

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Deconstructing Family: A Critique of the Ali's Domestic Partners Proposal

Posted: 15 May 2001
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

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Divorce Reform at the Turn of the Millennium: Certainties and Possibilities

Posted: 21 Oct 2000
Lynn D. Wardle
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School

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