Barbara A. Babb

University of Baltimore - School of Law

Associate Professor of Law and Director Center for Families, Children and the Courts

1420 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21218

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Family Law Jurisprudence: Application of an Ecological and Therapeutic Perspective

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 72, p. 775, 1997
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 29 Nov 2008
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 145 (135,565)
Citation 1

Abstract:

therapeutic jurisprudence, family ecology, ecology of human development, family law, family law decision-making, contemporary family law issues, legal realism, unified family courts, interdisciplinary framework

2.

Reevaluating Where We Stand: A Comprehensive Survey of America's Family Justice Systems

Family Court Review, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 230-257, April 2008 , University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-13
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2008
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 140 (158,682)

Abstract:

unified family courts, court reform in family law, U.S. family justice systems, state family court survey, family court practices

3.

Families Matter: Recommendations to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families in Court

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2014
Barbara A. Babb and Gloria Danziger
University of Baltimore - School of Law and University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 107 (124,755)

Abstract:

family law, family legal process, University of Baltimore, CFCC, family court system, family justice system, ADR, alternative dispute resolution, training, reform, lawyers, judges, court personnel, law students, therapeutic jurisprudence

4.

Fashioning an Interdisciplinary Framework for Court Reform in Family Law: A Blueprint to Construct a Unified Family Court

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 71, p. 469, 1998
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 29 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2014
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 75 (220,205)
Citation 2

Abstract:

therapeutic jurisprudence, unified family court, interdisciplinary framework, family law adjudicatory system reform, family ecology, ecology of human development, court reform in family law

5.

Where We Stand: An Analysis of America's Family Law Adjudicatory Systems and the Mandate to Establish Unified Family Courts

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 1, (1998)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Mar 2009
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 68 (248,427)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Case assignment methods, Court reform, Divorce, Family justice system, Family law, Subject matter jurisdiction, Unified family court

6.

Substance Abuse, Families, and Unified Family Courts: The Creation of a Caring Justice System

Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, Vol. 3, No. 1, (1999)
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Mar 2009
Barbara A. Babb and Judith Moran
University of Baltimore - School of Law and University of Baltimore
Downloads 55 (274,517)

Abstract:

Addiction, Child abuse and neglect, Court reform, Court services, Domestic relations, Ecology of human development, Family law, Substance abuse, Therapeutic jurisprudence, Unified family court

7.

Family Courts are Here to Stay, So Let's Improve Them

Family Court Review, Vol. 52, No. 4, pp. 642-647, October 2014, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-09
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 20 May 2015
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 41 (263,992)

Abstract:

family courts, family court process, therapeutic jurisprudence, ecology of human development, unified family court, family justice system, family law, divorce, parents, children, holistic approach

8.

Maryland's Family Divisions: Sensible Justice for Families and Children

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 4, 2013, pp. 1124-1132
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Sep 2013
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 35 (318,905)

Abstract:

Chief Judge Robert M. Bell, family law, family justice system, Maryland Rule 16-204, Maryland Court of Appeals, legal reform, domestic relations law

9.

Supervised Visitation and Monitored Exchange: Review of the Literature and Annotated Bibliography

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Barbara A. Babb, Gloria Danziger, Judith Moran and William Mack
University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Baltimore and Independent
Downloads 33 (246,535)

Abstract:

child welfare, child custody, custody disputes, supervised visitation, provider programs, literature reviews, child access services, Maryland Judiciary

10.

Child Custody Evaluations: Review of the Literature and Annotated Bibliography

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Sep 2014
University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Baltimore, Independent and Independent
Downloads 26 (336,495)

Abstract:

child custody, evaluations, performance standards, judges, courts, custody decisions, family law, children, parents, MMPI, TAT, MCMI-III, disputes, APA, Parent-Child Relationship Inventory, Parenting Stress Index,

11.

An Analysis of Unified Family Courts in Maryland and California: Their Relevance for Ontario's Family Justice System

24 Canadian Family Law Quarterly 25 (2005)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Oct 2014
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 17 (401,654)

Abstract:

family law, family courts, Maryland, California, Ontario, parents, children, custody, geographic challenges, never-married parents, unrepresented litigants, non-English speaking populations, substance abusers, indigent, domestic violence, case management, financial resources, evaluation strategies

12.

Parent Education Programs: Review of the Literature and Annotated Bibliography

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Baltimore and Independent
Downloads 15 (349,173)

Abstract:

family courts, parent education programs, separation, divorce, child custody, child access, Maryland, literature review, divorce education, divorce process

13.

Commentaries on the IAALS' Honoring Families Initiative - White Paper

Family Court Review, Vol. 52, No. 4, October 2014, pp. 639-641.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2015
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 14 (435,993)

Abstract:

Ecology of Human Development, Effective Family Justice, Family Court, Family Court Reform, Problem-Solving Approach, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, family law

14.

A Comprehensive Approach to Truancy for Baltimore City: A Roundtable Discussion

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Barbara A. Babb and Gloria Danziger
University of Baltimore - School of Law and University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 8 (467,022)

Abstract:

University of Baltimore School of Law, Center for Families, Children and the Courts, family law, truancy, Baltimore City, public schools, elementary schools, middle schools, early intervention, non-adversarial approach, school attendance, school performance, unexcused absences

15.

A Truancy Court Program to Keep Students in School

Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 39, No. 3, May/June 2006, pp. 45-49.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Abstract:

Maryland, Baltimore City, truancy court program, mandatory attendence, fines, imprisonment, misdemeanors, unlawful absence, children, vandalism, crime, burglary rates, school,

16.

Editorial Notes: April 2017

55 Family Court Review 173 (April 2017)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 24 May 2017
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Abstract:

Family Court, Editorial, Front Matter

17.

Editorial Notes: January 2017

55 Family Court Review 5 (2017)
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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18.

Another Look at the Need for Family Law Education Reform: One Law School's Innovations

55 Family Court Review 59 (2017), University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2017
Barbara A. Babb
University of Baltimore - School of Law
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Abstract:

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Clinical Programs, Continuing Legal Education, Experiential Learning, Family Law Education, Family Law Education Reform, Holistic, Interdisciplinary, Simulation-Based Learning

19.

Maryland's Family Divisions are a Model for Change

Trends in State Courts: Special Focus on Family Law and Court Communications, 2016, University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2016
University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Baltimore - School of Law and University of Baltimore - School of Law
Downloads 0 (397,284)

Abstract:

Maryland, Maryland Rule 16-204, Family Divisions, Maryland Circuit Courts

20.

Therapeutic Jurisprudence

Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, New York (Springer, 2014), University of Baltimore School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2014
Barbara A. Babb and David B. Wexler
University of Baltimore - School of Law and University of Puerto Rico - School of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

justice system, laws, legal rules, legal procedures, legal actors, psychological well-being, emotional well-being, empirical research, therapeutic consequences, antitherapeutic consequences, reform agenda, social sciences, behavioral sciences