Catherine J. Ross

George Washington University - Law School

Professor

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Institute for Advanced Study

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Princeton, NJ 08540

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Children and Religious Expression in School: A Comparative Treatment of the Veil and Other Religious Symbols in Western Democracies

CHILDREN IN THE DISCOURSES OF RELIGION AND INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS, Martha Fineman and Karen Worthington, eds., Ashgate Press, Forthcoming, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 408, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 08-31
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2009
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 311 (77,669)

Abstract:

children, religious expression, religious symbols, public schools, human rights

2.

The Tyranny of Time: Vulnerable Children, Bad Mothers, and Statutory Deadlines in Parental Termination Proceedings

GWU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 81
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 23 Jan 2004
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 164 (142,825)
Citation 1

Abstract:

families

3.

Fundamentalist Challenges to Core Democratic Values: Exit and Homeschooling

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-104, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-104
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Oct 2012
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 141 (128,287)

Abstract:

homeschooling, education, constitutional norm, diversity, free exercise

4.

A Delicate Task: Balancing the Rights of Children and Mothers in Parental Termination Proceedings

STUDIES IN LAW, POLITICS AND SOCIETY, Austin Sarat and Patricia Ewick, eds., Elsevier, 2004, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 201, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 201
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Apr 2006
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 127 (170,519)

Abstract:

ASFA, abuse, neglect, termination of parental rights, prison, substance abuse, domestic violence, Nicholson

5.

Anything Goes: Examining the State's Interest in Protecting Children from Controversial Speech

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 427, 2000, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 340, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 340
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 15 Aug 2007
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 83 (221,483)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Family Law, Family Protection and Welfare, Child Abuse, Rights of Children, Endangerment, Freedom of Speech, Obscenity

6.

Legal Constraints on Child-Saving: The Strange Case of the Fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints at Yearning for Zion Ranch

Capital University Law Review (Wells Symposium on Adoption), Vol. 37, No. 361, 2008, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 470, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 470
Posted: 30 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
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Abstract:

Child abuse, child neglect, foster care, child welfare, parents’ rights, removal from home, termination of parental rights, polygamy, sexual abuse, religious exercise, permanency planning, Yearning for Zion Ranch

7.

Implementing Constitutional Rights for Juveniles: The Parent-Child Privilege in Context

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2003, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-103, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-103
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Oct 2012
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 43 (251,196)

Abstract:

privilege, parent-child relationship, constitutional rights, juvenile justice, evidence

8.

Perennial Outsiders: The Educational Experience of Turkish Youth in Germany

American University International Law Review (Symposium on Turkey and the European Union), Vol. 24, No. 685, 2009, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 472, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 472
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2012
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 34 (342,053)

Abstract:

education, Turkish youth, Germany , European Union, Muslims, Christians, educational experience

9.

Foster Children Awaiting Adoption Under the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997

9 Adoption Quarterly 121 (2006), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-102, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-12
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Oct 2012
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 28 (348,219)

Abstract:

custody, children, adoption, foster care, 15/22 months rule, child welfare

10.

An Emerging Right for Mature Minors to Receive Information

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, 1999, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 536, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 536
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Mar 2011
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Children’s Rights, Mature Minors, Adolescents, Parents’ Rights, First Amendment, Right to Receive Information, Autonomy, Contraception, Abortion, Religious Expression, Schools, Public Libraries, Health Care, Gender

Constitutional Obstacles to Regulating Violence in the Media

Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence 291 (Nancy E. Dowd et al. eds., 2006), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-114, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-114
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
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Abstract:

violence in the media, First Amendment, regulating violence, speech regulation, strict scrutiny, children, violent speech, freedom of speech

Constitutional Obstacles to Regulating Violence in the Media

HANDBOOK OF CHILDREN, CULTURE, AND VIOLENCE, Nancy Dowd, Dorothy G. Singer, and Robin Fretwell Wilson, eds., Sage Publications, 2005, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 202, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 202
Posted: 03 Apr 2006
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School

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12.

A Place at the Table: Creating Presence and Voice for Teenagers in Dependency Proceedings

Nevada Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2006, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 540, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 540
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Mar 2011
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
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Abstract:

foster care, child welfare, voice, court hearings, school, education, legal representation of children, adolescents, youth, ASFA

13.

Families Without Paradigms: Child Poverty and Out-of-Home Placement in Historical Perspective

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 60, No. 4, 1999, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 537, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 537
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Mar 2011
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Social History, Adoption, Foster Care, Placing Out, Siblings, ASFA, Welfare Reform

14.

Panel Two: Who's Minding the Baby?

American University Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2000, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-111, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-111
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Nov 2012
George Washington University - Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Florida - Levin College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Abstract:

race, class, feminism, children, work-life balance

15.

A Stable Paradigm: Revisiting Capacity, Vulnerability and the Rights Claims of Adolescents after Roper v. Simmons

Law, Mind and Brain 183 (Michael Freeman & Oliver R. Goodenough eds., 2009), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-113, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-113
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 17 (436,031)

Abstract:

capacity, vulnerability, adolescents, Roper v. Simmons, children’s legal rights, constitutional rights for minors, procedural protections for teenagers, juvenile justice

16.

Including Law in the Mix: The Role of Law, Lawyers, and Legal Training in Child Advocacy

4 Handbook of Applied Development Science 353 (Richard M. Lerner et al. eds., 2003), GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-112, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-112
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Nov 2012
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 9 (462,088)

Abstract:

child advocacy, family law, legal education, child law, adolescent development, role of lawyers, legal training, interdisciplinary & interprofessional collaboration

17.

The Parent-Child Privilege in Context

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2003, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-105, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-105
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Oct 2012
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
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Abstract:

privilege, parent-child relationship, constitutional rights, evidence, juvenile justice

18.

Choosing a Text for the Family Law Curriculum of the Twenty-First Century

Family Court Review, Vol. 44, No. 4, 2006, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-106, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2012-106
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Oct 2012
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 5 (498,460)

Abstract:

legal education, textbook, family law, FLER

19.

'Bitch,' Go Directly to Jail: Student Speech and Entry into the School-to-Prison Pipeline

88 TEMPLE L. REV. (2016), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-11, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 May 2016 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
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Abstract:

juvenile justice, school-to-prison-pipeline, school discipline, student speech, first amendment, schools, suspension, expulsion, alternative schools

20.

Taming the Wild West: Online Excesses, Reactions and Overreactions

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 2/5, p. 267, 2016, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2016-12, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-12
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 May 2016
Catherine J. Ross
George Washington University - Law School
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Abstract:

Setting, cyberspace, domestic violence, hate speech, freedom of expression, agency, women, feminism, victim blaming, regulation of online speech, Citron, Hasinoff

21.

Contemporary Family Law

Thomson West (3d ed. 2012)
Posted: 24 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2012
Douglas E. Abrams, Naomi Cahn, Catherine J. Ross and David D. Meyer
University of Missouri School of Law, George Washington University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School and Tulane University - Law School

Abstract:

family law