Helen M. Alvare

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Professor

3301 Fairfax Drive

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

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No Compelling Interest: The 'Birth Control' Mandate and Religious Freedom

Villanova Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 379-436, 2013, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-35
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Jun 2013
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Barack Obama, bishops, Congress, embryo, equality, federal, group plans, HHS, House of Representatives, insurers, issuers, John F. Scarpa Conference, Kathleen Sebelius, NARAL, Obamacare, patient protection, Planned Parenthood, reproduction, restoration, rights, Roman Catholic Church, Senate, US

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Same-Sex Marriage and the 'Reconceiving' of Children

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 3, pp. 829-862, 2014, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-64
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Dec 2014
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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biological child rearing, children’s welfare, constitutional family law, duties to children, kinship, parental rights, procreation, same-sex marriage, sense of self, state marriage recognition, Windsor

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A 'Bare…Purpose to Harm'? Marriage and Catholic Conscience Post-Windsor

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 14-14
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 May 2014
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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accommodations, advance notice regime, children’s welfare, Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, dignity, equality, free exercise, Lawrence v. Texas, legal meaning, marriage recognition, state, federal, procreation, religious freedom, spouses, Douglas Laycock, Robin Fretwell Wilson

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Communion or Suspicion: Which Way for Woman and Man?

Ave Maria Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, Fall 2009, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 10-47
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Sep 2010
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Benedict XVI, cohabitation, Deus Caritas Est, divorce, ethics, homosexual, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Katherine Shaw Spaht, Linda C. McClain, Margaret F. Brinig, Michael Waldstein, Mulieris Dignitatem, original sin, out-of-wedlock childbearing, Pope John Paul II, World Conference on Women

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Beyond the Sex-Ed Wars: Addressing Disadvantaged Single Mothers’ Search for Community

Akron Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2011, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-60
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Sep 2012
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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CDC, Centers for Disease Control, contraception, fulfillment, government, health clinics, individual, Kathryn Edin, Lawrence v. Texas, Margaret K. Nelson, Maria Kefalas, marriage, motherhood, parental involvement, Paula England, Planned Parenthood, privacy, reproductive system, values, welfare

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Father-Absence, Social Equality and Social Progress

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2011, pp. 123-163, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-66
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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absentee, Amy Wax, autonomy, Beaton, David Blankenhorn, Eggebeen, Eirini Flouri, fatherless, gender distinction, Kay Hymowitz, Lee Teitlebaum, Margaret Brinig, Marriage and Caste in America, Michael E. Lamb, out-of-wedlock, Parke, right, same-sex unions, sexual orientation, single, traditional roles

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A Response to Professor I. Glenn Cohen’s 'Regulating Reproduction: The Problem with Best Interests'

Minnesota Law Review Notes, Vol. 96, No. 1, Spring 2012, pp. 8-17, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-57
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2012
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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ARTs, abstinence, assisted reproductive technologies, care, childbearing, dignity, family, fitness, harm, health, illegitimate, incest, legitimate, marriage, parens patriae, procreation, sex education programs, sexual, standards, suitability, surrogate, well-being, wrongful life

The Case for Regulating Collaborative Reproduction: A Children's Rights Perspective

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 40, No. 1, Winter 2003, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-12
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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artificial, bioethics, clinic, cloning, disorders, donation, donor, embryo, fertility, genetics, IVF, in vitro fertilization, implantation, injection, insemination, intracytoplasmic, laboratory, marriage, married, parental rights, procreation, registry, sperm, testing, two-parent households, uterus

The Case for Regulating Collaborative Reproduction: A Children's Rights Perspective

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 40, No. 1, Winter, 2003
Posted: 06 May 2003
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

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Catholic Social Thought and United States Family Law: Models of Interaction

Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010, pp. 315-336, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-62
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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African American, Benedict XVI, births, cohabitation, contraception, cultural, Deus Caritas Est, divorce, ecclesiastical, Familiaris Consortio, Gaudium et Spes, HHS, Harry Krause, Health Human Services, Hispanic, men, political, Pope John Paul II, teen pregnancy, Thomas Aquinas, wedlock, women

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Bishops v. Nuns in Jeeps? Why a Facially 'Intra-Catholic' Health Care Dispute Matters

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 25, pp. 563-591 (2011) , George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-58
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Sep 2012
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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ACLU, abortion, Allen, America, Caritas in Veritatae, Carol Keehan, charities, Commonweal, Daughters of Charity, Dignitatis Humanae, Evangelium Vitae, HHS, Jewish, John Paul II, justice, Lutheran, Network, Nicholas D. Kristof, Pope Benedict XVI, services, truth, VI, Vatican, Veritatis Splendor

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Constitutional Abortion and Culture

Christian Bioethics, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 133-149, August 2013, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-44
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Aug 2013
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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bill, Connecticut, Fifth, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth, Griswold, Justice Byron White, liberty, life, natural, Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, principles, privacy, procreation, penumbras, Roe, Roman Catholic, Thornburgh, Wade, U.S. Constitution, values, woman’s, women

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An Anthropology for the Family Law of Indis/Solubility

Ave Maria Law Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, Summer 2006, pp. 497-546, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-77
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Antonio Millán-Puelles, attached, Christians, cohabitation, dignity, Dionigi Tettamanzi, Evangelium Vitae, fatherhood, global, gospel, happiness, health, identity, journal, life, link, love, motherhood, ontological, Pope John Paul II, relationships, same-sex, self-esteem, studies, unattached, wealth

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Curbing Its Enthusiasm: U.S. Federal Policy and the Unitary Family

International Journal of the Jurisprudence of the Family, Vol. 2, 2011, pp. 107-147, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 12-70
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Oct 2012
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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abortion, adolescent, assisted reproductive techniques, clinic, contraception, education, HHS, human, Medicaid, National Fatherhood Initiative, PRWORA, Personal Responsibility Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, planning, prevention, Public Health Service, reform, same-sex, Social Security, teen

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Catholic Teaching and the Law Concerning the New Reproductive Technologies

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, November 2002, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 13-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Feb 2013
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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assisted, ban, reproduction, bioethics, children, conception, cryopreservation, destructive experimentation, dignity, egg, ethics, Evangelium Vitae, fertilization, freezing, frozen, human embryo, John, marital, marriage, medicine, Pope Paul VI, procreation, religion, Roman, sperm, surrogate, womb

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'You Can't Get There from Here,' a Reply to Proposals to Disestablish Marriage as the Path to Care

The Jurisprudence of Marriage and Other Intimate Relationships, Scott FitzGibbon, Lynn D. Wardle, & A. Scott Loveless, eds., (William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 67-104, 2010) , George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 16-21
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
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family law, marriage, cohabitation, anthropology, theology, Pope John Paul II, domestic partnerships, civil unions, parent-child relationships, caretaker-dependent relationships

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The Turn Toward the Self in the Law of Marriage & Family: Same-Sex Marriage & Its Predecessors

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 135-196, 2005, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 16-23
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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assistive reproductive technologies, family law, marriage, no-fault divorce, religion, Roman Catholic Church, same-sex marriage, welfare of child

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A Worthy Ally: Catholic Social Teaching on the 'Anguish' and the 'Hopes' of Marriage and Family Today

Journal of Law, Philosophy and Culture, V. 169, No. 1, pp. 169-188, 2008, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 16-22
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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Catholic Church, Christianity, cohabitation, divorce, family law, marriage, Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI

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Gonzales v. Carhart: Bringing Abortion Back into the Family Law Fold

Montana Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 2, pp. 409-445, 2008, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 16-20
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 May 2016
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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abortion law, child vulnerability, constitutional law, family law, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gonzales v. Carhart, parent-child relations, parental attachment

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Marriage and Family as the New Property: Obergefell, Marriage, and the Hand of the State

Regent University Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 49-70, 2015, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-27
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2016
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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children’s rights, citizen freedom, entitlement, family, governmental benefit, Justice Anthony Kennedy, marriage, new property, Obergefell, same-sex marriage, soulmate relationship, U.S. Supreme Court

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The Opposite of Anarchy and the Transmission of Faith: The Freedom to Teach after Smith, Hosanna Tabor, Obergefell and the Ascendancy of Sexual Expressionism

San Diego Law Review, Forthcoming 2015, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-26
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Oct 2015
Helen M. Alvare
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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employment, Establishment Clause, faith, First Amendment, Free Exercise, Hosanna Tabor, marriage, nondiscrimination, Obergefell, parenting, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, RFRA, religious schools, sexual expression, Smith, Title VII

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Religious Freedom versus Sexual Expression: A Guide

Journal of Law and Religion, 2015, Forthcoming, George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 15-28
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Oct 2015
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George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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free exercise, nondiscrimination, religion, sexual expression