Kerry Abrams

University of Virginia School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Immigration Law and the Regulation of Marriage

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 91, p. 1624, 2007
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 677 (22,995)
Citation 4

Abstract:

marriage, immigration law, family law

2.

Marriage Fraud

California Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 1, 2012, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-12
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Feb 2012
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 482 (34,790)

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3.

Marriage as a Message: Same-Sex Couples and the Rhetoric of Accidental Procreation

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Kerry Abrams and Peter Brooks
University of Virginia School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 200 (109,788)

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4.

The Hidden Dimension of Nineteenth-Century Immigration Law

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 5, pp. 1353-1418, October 2009
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Nov 2009
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 138 (155,274)
Citation 1

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5.

Peaceful Penetration: Proxy Marriage, Same-Sex Marriage, and Recognition

Michigan State Law Review, p. 141, 2011, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-13
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Feb 2012
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 123 (162,620)

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6.

Plenary Power Preemption

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 601, 2013
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 94 (206,056)

Abstract:

preemption, separation of powers, immigration

7.

Polygamy, Prostitution, and the Federalization of Immigration Law

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 105, No. 3, p. 641, April 2005
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2013
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 93 (123,389)
Citation 5

Abstract:

immigration, marriage, prostitution

8.

DNA and Distrust

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 2, 2015, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-41
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2016
Kerry Abrams and Brandon L. Garrett
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 89 (168,308)

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9.

Cumulative Constitutional Rights

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2017
Kerry Abrams and Brandon L. Garrett
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 64 (157,986)

Abstract:

Equal protection, due process, cumulative harm, constitutional law

10.

Immigration's Family Values

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 100, No. 4, 2014, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-46
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 25 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Kerry Abrams and Kent Piacenti
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia - School of Law, Alumnus or Degree Candidate Author
Downloads 60 (255,764)

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11.

What Makes the Family Special?

80 University of Chicago Law Review 7 (2013)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 43 (309,336)

Abstract:

immigration, family law, marriage, economics

12.

Citizen Spouse

101 California Law Review 407 (2013)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 38 (298,635)

Abstract:

citizenship, marriage, family, civil rights

13.

The End of Annulment

Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2013, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-47
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 35 (272,526)

Abstract:

annulment, divorce, marriage, identity

14.

Family History: Inside and Out

111 Michigan Law Review 1001 (2013)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 28 (345,279)

Abstract:

family, legal history, marriage, twentieth century

15.

Family Reunification and the Security State

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Feb 2017
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 0 (332,679)

Abstract:

immigration, family, constitutional law, equal protection, due process, fundamental rights

16.

Immigration Status and the Best Interests of the Child Standard

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Dec 2015
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 0 (390,749)

Abstract:

Immigration, Family, Best Interests of the Child, Custody

17.

Structured Dialogue on Building a Sustainable, Stable Immigration Enforcement System

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 30, p. 555, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Dec 2015
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 0 (445,222)

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18.

Foreword: The Future of Immigration Enforcement, a Tribute to David A. Martin

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 30, 2015
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 16 Dec 2015
Kerry Abrams
University of Virginia School of Law
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