Elizabeth J. Samuels

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Professor

1420 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21218

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

11

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Surrender and Subordination: Birth Mothers and Adoption Law Reform

20 Michigan Journal of Gender and Law 33 (2013)
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 15 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2013
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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2.

The Strange History of Adult Adoptee Access to Original Birth Records

Adoption Quarterly, Vol. 5, p. 63, 2001
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2012
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 306 (61,840)

Abstract:

adoption, birth records, adult adoptees, access, family law

3.

The Idea of Adoption: An Inquiry into the History of Adult Adoptee Access to Birth Records

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 53, p. 367, 2001
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 20 Aug 2001 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2009
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 295 (57,984)
Citation 4

Abstract:

adult adoptees, birth records, adoption, law

4.

Time to Decide? The Laws Governing Mothers' Consents to the Adoption of Their Newborn Infants

Tennessee Law Review, Vol. 72, p. 509, 2005
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 13 Nov 2005
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 281 (71,790)
Citation 1

Abstract:

adoption, adoption consents, adoption consent laws

5.

How Adoption in America Grew Secret; Birth Records Weren't Closed for the Reasons You Might Think

Washington Post, p. B.05, Sunday, October 21, 2001
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 117 (170,837)

Abstract:

adoption, birth records, confidentiality, family law

6.

Stories Out of School: Teaching the Case of Brown v. Voss

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 16, 1995
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 60 (270,151)

Abstract:

property law, appurtenant easments, right of way, legal education

7.

Legal Representation of Birth Parents and Adoptive Parents

Adoption Quarterly, Vol. 9, pp. 73-80, 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Feb 2009
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 53 (270,151)

Abstract:

legal representation, family law, birth parents, adoptive parents, adoption

8.

Birth Certificate

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PRIVACY, Vol. 1, A-M, pp. 56-58, Greenwood Press, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 16 Jul 2010
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 45 (290,313)

Abstract:

state law, birth certificates, privacy, legal record of birth, relatives, heath information, medical information, parents, data collection, data analysis, registrants, regulations

9.

Adoption Consents: Legal Incentives for Best Practices

Adoption Quarterly, Vol. 10, p. 85, 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Jun 2009
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 44 (305,182)
Citation 1

Abstract:

adoption, legal incentives, Uniform Adoption Act, family law

10.

Adoption

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PRIVACY, Vol. 1, A-M, pp. 7-12, Greenwood Press, 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Jul 2010
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 43 (292,694)

Abstract:

adoption, family law, parents, children, families, indenture contracts, charitable organizations, confidentiality, birth certificates, adoption records, adoptees

11.

The Art of Line Drawing: The Establishment Clause and Public Aid to Religiously Affiliated Child Care

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 69, p. 39, 1993
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2009
Elizabeth J. Samuels
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 8 (472,108)

Abstract:

child care, Child Care and Development Block Grant, church and state, vouchers, constitutionality