Susan Ayres

Texas A&M University School of Law

Professor of Law

1515 Commerce St.

Fort Worth, TX 76102

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Teaching Empathy: Using Dramatic Narrative to Understand Domestic Violence

Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly, Volume 07, Number 04, Spring 2015 , pp.331-350, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-66
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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domestic violence, poetry, Ai, narrative

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Kairos and Safe Havens: The Timing and Calamity of Unwanted Birth

William & Mary Journal of Women & Law, Vol. 15, p. 227, 2008
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 10 Mar 2009
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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infanticide, neonaticide, legalized abandonment of newborns, safe haven laws, unwanted pregnancy, anonymous birth, baby flaps

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Claudia Rankine's 'Citizen': Documenting and Protesting America's Halting March Toward Racial Justice and Equality

Alabama Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review, Vol. 9, Iss. 2, pp. 214-255, 2018, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 18-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2018
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Critical Race Theory, Interdisciplinary Legal Studies, Policing, Microaggressions, Macroaggressions, Trauma, Rhetoric, Documentary Poetry, Poetry of Protest, Claudia Rankine

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'[N]ot a Story to Pass On': Constructing Mothers Who Kill

Hastings Women's Law Journal, Vol. 15, 2004
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 10 Sep 2014
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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infanticide, Toni Morrison, law and literature, infanticide, legal narrative

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Pregnancy Denied, Pregnancy Rejected in 'Stephanie Daley'

Law, Culture and the Humanities, Vol. 12(1) 132-154, 2016, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-16
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2016
Susan Ayres and Prema Manjunath
Texas A&M University School of Law and University of North Texas
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teen pregnancy, neonaticide, Stephanie Daley, unwanted pregnancy, therapeutic jurisprudence

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Paternity Un(Certainty): How the Law Surrounding Paternity Challenges Negatively Impacts Family Relationships and Women's Sexuality

Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, Vol. 20, Forthcoming, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-51
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2016
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Paternity, Family Law, Law and Gender, Domestic Violence, Genetic Testing, DNA

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The Hand that Rocks the Cradle: How Children's Literature Reflects Motherhood, Identity and International Adoption

Texas Weleyan Law Review, Vol. 10, p. 315, 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Sep 2014
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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children, narrative

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Denial and Concealment of Unwanted Pregnancy: 'A Film Hollywood Dared Not Do'

26 Journal of Civil Rights & Economic Development 197 (2012)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
Susan Ayres and Prema Manjunath
Texas A&M University School of Law and University of North Texas
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pregnancy, cinema, film, motherhood, rhetorics, neonaticide

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Helene Cixous's The Perjured City: Nonprosecution Alternatives to Collective Violence

9 N.Y. City L. Review 1 (2005)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Aug 2014
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Restorative Justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Derrida, Cixous

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Newfound Religion: Mothers, God, and Infanticide

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Jul 2012
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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infanticide, psychosis, mothers, feminism, postpartum, Andrea Yates

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Who is to Shame? Narratives of Neonaticide

William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 55, 2007
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2014
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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neonaticide, infanticide, law and literature

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Trauma-Informed Advocacy: Learning to Empathize with Unspeakable Horrors

William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice, Vol. 26, Iss. 2, 2020, Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-33
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2020
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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trauma-informed advocacy, secondary trauma, trauma, PTSD, childhood sexual violence, incest, narrative, poetry, literature, Kavanaugh hearings, Christine Blasey Ford

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When Women Kill Newborns: The Rhetoric of Vulnerability

Feminist Challenges or Feminist Rhetorics? Locations, Scholarship, Discourse, 83 (Kristi Cole, ed., 2014)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Nov 2016
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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neonaticide, newborns, women's studies, criminal law, family law

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The Silent Voices of the Law

Literature and Law 21 (Michael J. Meyer ed., 2005)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Sep 2014
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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gender, violence, Shakespeare, literature

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The 'Straight Mind' in Russ's the Female Man

Science-Fiction Studies, Vol. 22, No. 1, p. 22, 1995
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Mar 2018
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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Men, Homosexuality, Gender identity, Utopian fiction, Utopias, Science fiction, Children, Parody, Femininity, Gender roles

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The Rhetorics of Takings Cases: It's Mine v. Let's Share

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 5, 2005, p. 615
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Aug 2014
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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takings, rhetorics, kairos, property law, chronos

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Coming Out: Decision-Making in State and Federal Sodomy Cases

Albany Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 1, p. 355, 1998
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Oct 2014
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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poetry, homosexuality, sodomy

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Inside the Master's Gates: Resources and Tools to Dismantle Racism and Sexism in Higher Education

Journal of Law in Society, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2021
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Apr 2021
Susan Ayres
Texas A&M University School of Law
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microaggression, racism, sexism, pedagogy, narrative, white privilege, legal education, higher education, storytelling, counter-storytelling, social justice, myth of meritocracy