Peter Nicolas

University of Washington School of Law

Professor

William H. Gates Hall

Box 353020

Seattle, WA 98105-3020

United States

https://www.law.washington.edu/directory/profile.aspx?ID=150

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Geography of Love: Same-Sex Marriage & Relationship Recognition in America (The Story in Maps)

P. Nicolas & M. Strong, THE GEOGRAPHY OF LOVE: SAME-SEX MARRIAGE & RELATIONSHIP RECOGNITION IN AMERICA (THE STORY IN MAPS), CreateSpace, 2011, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-15
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2012
Peter Nicolas and Mike Strong
University of Washington School of Law and Independent
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gay marriage, same-sex marriage, homosexual marriage, GLBT, LGBT, marriage, gay rights, gay, lesbian, same-sex, domestic partnership, civil unions, reciprocal beneficiary, designated beneficiary, proposition 8

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The Geography of Love: Same-Sex Marriage & Relationship Recognition in America (The Story in Maps) Third Edition

The Geography of Love: Same-Sex Marriage & Relationship Recognition in America (The Story in Maps), Third Edition, 2013, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Peter Nicolas and Mike Strong
University of Washington School of Law and Independent
Downloads 335 (168,126)

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gay marriage, same-sex marriage, homosexual marriage, GLBT, LGBT, marriage, gay rights, gay, lesbian, same-sex, domestic partnership, civil unions, reciprocal beneficiary, designated beneficiary, proposition 8, prop 8, same sex marriage, choice of law, conflict of laws, interstate recognition

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Backdating Marriage

California Law Review, Vol. 105, No. 2, Pp. 395-441 (April 2017), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-03
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
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marriage, gay, lesbian, lgbt, glbt, same-sex, backdating, social security, Obergefell, Hodges, divorce, equal protection, due process, fundamental rights, remedies, marry, 14th Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, retroactive, retroactivity, common law, common law marriage, common law same-sex marriage

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Fundamental Rights in a Post-Obergefell World

Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, Forthcoming, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-27
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 290 (195,787)
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constitutional law, due process, equal protection, fundamental rights, marriage, same-sex marriage, DOMA, GLBT rights, abortion

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The Lavender Letter: Applying the Law of Adultery to Same-Sex Couples and Same-Sex Conduct

Florida Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 97-127, 2011, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-07
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 289 (196,537)

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gay, lesbian, homosexual, glbt, lgbt, marriage, adultery, heat-of-passion, criminal conversation, alienation of affections, seduction, breach of promise to marry, same-sex, same-sex marriage, gay marriage, homosexual marriage

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Common Law Same-Sex Marriage

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 3, p. 931-947, 2011, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2011-11
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2016
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
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same-sex marriage, gay marriage, homosexual marriage, common law marriage, same-sex common law marriage, gay, homosexual, same-sex, GLBT, LGBT

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Obergefell's Squandered Potential

California Law Review Circuit, 2015, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-31
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2015
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 242 (234,690)
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marriage equality, GLBT rights, LGBT rights, gay and lesbian rights, equal protection, suspect class, constitutional law, DOMA, fundamental rights, same-sex marriage

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The Sneetches as an Allegory for the Gay Rights Struggle: Three Prisms

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 3, 2014, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-06
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2021
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
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gay, same-sex, Seuss, Sneetches, Literature, GLBT, LGBT, marriage, equal protection, race, sexual orientation, homosexual, queer, queer theory, lesbian, DOMA, Defense of Marriage Act, equal protection, 14th Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment

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Gayffirmative Action: The Constitutionality of Sexual Orientation-Based Affirmative Action Policies

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 92, No. 3, Pp. 733-92 (2015), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-03
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2021
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 229 (247,527)
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same-sex, same-sex marriage, marriage, affirmative action, gay rights, LGBT rights, GLBT rights, suspect class, suspect classification, intermediate scrutiny, strict scrutiny, quasi-suspect class, quasi-suspect classification, equal protection, 14th Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, gay, lesbian

10.

Harmonizing Music Theory and Music Law

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2022
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
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music law, copyright, copyright law, music, music theory, harmony, melody, rhythm, musical silence, Beethoven, Fifth Symphony, popular music, music copyright litigation, music copyright disputes

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'I’m Dying to Tell You What Happened': The Admissibility of Testimonial Dying Declarations Post-Crawford

Vol. 37 Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly 3, 487-552
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 15 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2016
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
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Confrontation Clause, Sixth Amendment, 6th Amendment, Dying Declarations, Statement Under Belief of Impending Death, Criminal Procedure

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Straddling the Columbia: A Constitutional Law Professor's Musings on Circumventing Washington State's Criminal Prohibition on Compensated Surrogacy

Washington Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 4, Pp. 1235-1309, 2014, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-26
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 15 Jan 2015
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
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surrogacy, surrogate mothers, assisted reproductive technology (ART), gay men, gay parenting

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Gay Rights, Equal Protection, and the Classification-Framing Quandary

George Mason Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-07
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2021
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
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gay, same-sex, GLBT, LGBT, marriage, equal protection, race, sex, sexual orientation, homosexual, queer, queer theory, lesbian, DOMA, Defense of Marriage Act, equal protection, 14th Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, discriminatory intent, discriminatory impact, discriminatory effect

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Saving an Old Friend from Extinction: A Proposal to Amend Rather than to Abrogate the Ancient Documents Hearsay Exception

UCLA Law Review Discourse, 2015, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-32
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2015
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
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evidence, hearsay exceptions, Federal Rules of Evidence, electronically stored information (ESI), ancient document

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But What If the Court Reporter is Lying? The Right to Confront Hidden Declarants Found in Transcripts of Former Testimony

2010 BYU L. Rev., 1149-1194 (2010)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 106 (469,752)

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Crawford, Melendez-Diaz, Confrontation Clause, Sixth Amendment, Transcript, Court Reporter

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Reconstruction

UC Irvine Law Review, Volume 10, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Mar 2019
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 98 (495,863)

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14th amendment, 15th amendment, 13th amendment, supreme court, constitutional interpretation, jurisprudence, stare decisis, equal protection, due process, fundamental rights, abortion, gay rights, gay, lgbt rights, marriage, voting, commerce clause, removal power, presidential power, reconstruction

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Electoral Evidence

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 1, Pp. 109-67 (2017), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
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ballot, election law, unfair prejudice, religious freedom, affirmative action, abortion, transgender, lesbian, gay, discrimination, ballot initiative, bias, ballot secrecy, best evidence rule, hearsay, testimonial privilege, political vote privilege, self-incrimination, voting, elections, evidence

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'Nine, of Course': A Dialogue on Congressional Power to Set by Statute the Number of Justices on the Supreme Court

New York University Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 2, No. 1, Pp. 86-130 (2006)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Peter Nicolas
University of Washington School of Law
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Supreme Court, Justices, Nomination, Confirmation, Senate, President, Article III, Judiciary, Regulations Clause, Exceptions Clause, Necessary and Proper Clause, Constitution, Constitutional Law, United States Supreme Court, Federal Courts, Article I, Congress, House of Representatives