Kristin A. Collins

Boston University School of Law

Professor of Law

765 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

DOWNLOADS

559

CITATIONS

0

Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

'A Considerable Surgical Operation': Article III, Equity, and Judge-Made Law in the Federal Courts

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 60, No. 2, p. 249, November 2010, Boston University School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-23
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 04 Jun 2011
Kristin A. Collins
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 129 (152,818)

Abstract:

Judge-made law, federal courts’ equity powers, federal courts, Federal Equity Rules of 1822 and 1842, history of federal equity power, Article III, nineteenth century federal courts, 19th century legal history

2.

Illegitimate Borders: Jus Sanguinis Citizenship and the Legal Construction of Family, Race, and Nation

123 Yale Law Journal 2134 (2014), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-36
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 02 Jul 2014
Kristin A. Collins
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 119 (145,481)

Abstract:

citizenship, immigration, jus sanguinis, derivative citizenship, race, family law, nation, domestic relations, marriage, illegitimacy, unwed, exclusion act, gender, sex discrimination, children, equal protection, bureaucracy, administrative state, polygamy, nativist, birthright citizenship

3.

'Petitions Without Number': Widows' Petitions and the Early Nineteenth-Century Origins of Marriage-Based Entitlements

Law & History Review, Vol. 31, No. 1, February 2013, pp. 1-60., Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-27
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2014
Kristin A. Collins
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 63 (246,467)

Abstract:

entitlements, pensions, marriage-based entitlements, early nineteenth century, femnist legal history, gender, military pensions, widows' pensions, petitions, Congress

4.

Administering Marriage: Marriage-Based Entitlements, Bureaucracy, and the Legal Construction of the Family

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 4, 2009, Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-25
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 07 Jun 2011
Kristin A. Collins
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 51 (268,458)

Abstract:

legal history, marrige-based entitlements, nineteenth-century federal military pensions, nineteenth-century land grants, women's dependency

5.

A Short History of Sex and Citizenship: The Historians' Amicus Brief in Flores-Villar v. United States

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 61, p. 1485 (2011), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-61
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jun 2014
Kristin A. Collins
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 32 (304,269)

Abstract:

legal history, constitutional law, equal protection, citizenship, immigration, gender and law, Supreme Court, sex equality, amicus, historians, feminist legal history, illegitimacy, children, anti-subordination, unwed fathers, fathers’ rights, parental rights

6.

Representing Injustice: Justice as an Icon of Woman Suffrage

24 Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities 191 (2012), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-57
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Kristin A. Collins
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 14 (386,747)

Abstract:

justice, legal history, suffragists, constitutional law, the figure of justice, symbolic tools, social change, aesthetics and the law

7.

Go West, Young Woman! The Mercer Girls and Legal Historiography

63 Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc 77 (2010), Boston Univ. School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-48
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 29 Jun 2014
Kristin A. Collins
Boston University School of Law
Downloads 8 (445,694)

Abstract:

legal history, colonialism, expansion, American west, immigration, settler, women's travel, gender and law, consensus, Willard Hurst, historiography, race, law and society