Melissa Murray

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

215 Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

University of California, Berkeley - Berkeley Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group

Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

Marriage as Punishment

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 2, 2012 , UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1952311
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 02 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2011
Melissa Murray
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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marriage, marriage equality, seduction, sexuality, sexual liberty, criminal law, punishment

2.

Disestablishing the Family

Yale Law Journal Vol. 119, pp. 1236, 2010, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 1567867
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2011
Alice Ristroph and Melissa Murray
Brooklyn Law School and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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family, criminal law, marriage, establishment, polygamy, free exercise

3.

Marriage Rights and Parental Rights: Parents, the State, and Proposition 8

Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2009
Melissa Murray
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Proposition 8, gay marriage, same-sex marriage, California, family law, parental rights, individual rights, marriage rights

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Strange Bedfellows: Criminal Law, Family Law, and the Legal Construction of Intimate Life

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2009
Melissa Murray
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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marriage, crime, sex, sexuality, intimacy, privacy, Lawrence

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Equal Rites and Equal Rights

California Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Sep 2008
Melissa Murray
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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The Networked Family: Reframing the Legal Understanding of Caregiving and Caregivers

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 11 May 2008
Melissa Murray
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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family, caregivers, caregiving, parental rights, legal recognition

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What's so New About the New Illegitimacy?

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2012
Melissa Murray
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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marriage equality, illegitimacy, race, unmarried fathers, constitutional law, bastards

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Obergefell v. Hodges and Nonmarriage Inequality

104 Calif. L. Rev. 1207 (2016)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Nov 2016
Melissa Murray
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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marriage, marriage equality, nonmarriage, civil rights, parentage, family law

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Something Old, Something New: Reflections on the Sex Bureaucracy

California Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 122, 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Melissa Murray and Karen Tani
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
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administrative law, sexual regulation, bureaucracy, sexuality, administrative state, legal history

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Recovering the Right to Not Marry

Posted: 29 Aug 2015
Melissa Murray
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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marriage, non-marriage, right to marry, sex, sexuality

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Rights and Regulation: Lawrence v. Texas and the Evolution of Sexual Regulation

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 29 Aug 2015
Melissa Murray
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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sex, sexuality, marriage, non-marriage, employment, Lawrence, gender