Carlos A. Ball

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School

Professor

Newark, NJ

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

The Backlash Thesis and Same-Sex Marriage: Learning from Brown V. Board of Education and its Aftermath

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 14, 2006
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 May 2006
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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gay rights, same-sex marriage, backlash

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Gender-Stereotyping Theory, Free Expression, and Identity

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 28, 2019
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Nov 2019
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Gender Stereotyping, Discrimination, LGBT Rights, Free Speech, Equality

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Social Science Studies and the Children of Lesbians and Gay Men: The Rational Basis Perspective

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2013, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 21
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 09 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2021
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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children, gay adoption, gay foster care, gay parents, lesbian parents, rational basis test, sexual orientation, social science literature, same-sex mariage

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Martha Nussbaum, Essentialism, and Human Sexuality

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2010, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 077
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 May 2010
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Privacy, Property, and Public Sex

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 09 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2008
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Privacy, Due Process, Sexual Liberty, Right to Exclude

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Transgender Parenthood: Gender Does Not Make a Parent

C. Ball, THE RIGHT TO BE PARENTS: LGBT FAMILIES AND THE TRANSFORMATION OF PARENTHOOD, NYU PRESS, May 2012, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2012
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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custody, de facto parents, functional parenthood, gender, lesbian and gay parents, parenthood, termination of parental rights, transgender parents, visitation

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Obsecenity, Morality, and the First Amendment: The First LGBT Rights Cases Before the Supreme Court

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 10 Apr 2015
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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obscenity, First Amendment, LGBT rights, morality, Supreme Court

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Bigotry and Same-Sex Marriage

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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same-sex marriage, bigotry, Obergefell v. Hodges, United States v. Windsor, Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Samuel Alito, prejudice, LGBT rights

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From the Closet to the Courtroom: Five LGBT Rights Lawsuits that Have Changed Our Nation

Carlos A. Ball, FROM THE CLOSET TO THE COURTROOM: FIVE LGBT RIGHTS LAWSUITS THAT HAVE CHANGED OUR NATION, Beacon Press, Forthcoming , Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 078
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Jul 2010
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Gay Rights, LGBT Rights, Gay Rights Lawyers, Cause Lawyering, Social Movements, Same-Sex Marriage, Sodomy Laws, Antigay Harassment

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Lesbian and Gay Parents and the Dilemma of Difference

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 30 Oct 2002
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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The Blurring of the Lines: Children and Bans on Interracial Unions and Same-Sex Marriages

Fordham Law Review, 2008
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Feb 2008
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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same-Sex Marriage, anti-Miscegenation Laws, Children

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The Proper Role of Morality in State Policies on Sexual Orientation

New York University Review of Law & Social Change, Vol. 34, 2010, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 072
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 May 2010 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2021
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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First Amendment Exemptions for Some

137 Harvard Law Review Forum 46 (2023), Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Aug 2023 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2023
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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303 Creative v. Elenis, First Amendment, free speech, exemptions, anti-discrimination laws, same-sex marriage, LGBTQ rights

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The Curious Intersection of Nuisance and Takings Law

Boston University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 May 2006
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Nuisance, Takings, Land Use, Environmental Justice

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Exactions and Burden Distribution in Takings Law

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 47, pp. 1513-1585, 2006
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Apr 2006
Carlos A. Ball and Laurie Reynolds
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School and University of Illinois College of Law
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The Judicial Activism of Justice Anthony Kennedy

American University Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 5, p. 1501, 2023, Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 28 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2023
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Justice Anthony Kennedy, judicial review, judicial activism, constitutional law

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Why Liberty Judicial Review Is as Legitimate as Equality Review: The Case of Gay Rights Jurisprudence

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2011, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Oct 2011
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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due process, equal protection, judicial review, gay rights, same-sex marriage, sodomy, constitutional law

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Balancing Abortion

Santa Clara Law Review, Vol. 63, 2023, Forthcoming, Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Apr 2023 Last Revised: 24 May 2023
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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abortion, Roe v. Wade, Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, balancing of interests, substantive due process, fundamental rights

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Against Neutrality in the Legal Recognition of Intimate Relationships

Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Feb 2008
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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Same-Sex Marriage, Morality, Neutrality, Gay Rights

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The Queering of Corporate America: Looking Beyond Citizens United

The Queering of Corporate America (Beacon Press, 2019)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Nov 2019
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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corporations, LGBT rights, free speech, civil rights activism

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When May a President Refuse to Defend a Statute? The Obama Administration and DOMA

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 106, p. 77, 2011, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 107
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Oct 2011
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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President, Congress, refusal to defend, judicial review, President Obama, Defense of Marriage Act

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Rendering Children Illegitimate in Former Partner Parenting Cases: Hiding Behind the Facade of Certainty

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 20, No. 3, p. 623, 2012, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Paper No. 119
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2012
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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custody, de facto parenthood, equitable parenthood, functional parenthood, illegitimacy, in loco parentis, intentional parenthood, psychological parenthood, same-sex marriage, standing

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Progressive Constitutionalism and Its Libertarian Discontents: The Case of LGBTQ Rights

Saint Louis University Law Journal, vol. 68, p. __ (forthcoming, 2024), Rutgers Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 18 Dec 2023
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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LGBTQ rights, constitutional law, libertarianism, progressive constitutionalism, transgender rights, same-sex marriage, Justice Anthony Kennedy

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Introduction to "Principles Matter: The Constitution, Progressives, and the Trump Era"

Principles Matter: The Constitution, Progressives, and the Trump Era (Oxford University Press, 2021)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Aug 2021
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School
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federalism, serparation of powers, free speech, Trump presidency, progressives

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Sexuality, Third-Party Harms, and the 'Live-and-Let-Live' Approach to Religious Exemptions

Law, Culture, and the Humanities, Forthcoming
Posted: 25 Oct 2015
Carlos A. Ball
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Law School

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antidiscrimination law, Civil Rights Act of 1964, discrimination, LGBT rights, religious exemptions, religious liberty, same-sex marriage, sodomy laws