Joan S. Meier

George Washington University - Law School

Professor of Clinical Law

2000 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20052

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Child Custody Outcomes in Cases Involving Parental Alienation and Abuse Allegations

GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2019-56, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-56
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 20 May 2024
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Domestic Violence, Child Custody, and Child Protection: Understanding Judicial Resistance and Imagining the Solutions

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2003, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 528, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 528
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 25 Feb 2011
Joan S. Meier
George Washington University - Law School
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domestic violence, child custody, child abuse, gender bias, family court

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Mapping Gender: Shedding Empirical Light on Family Courts’ Treatment of Cases Involving Abuse and Alienation

35 Law & Ineq. 311 (2017), GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2017-43, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-43
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Jul 2017
Joan S. Meier and Sean Dickson
George Washington University - Law School and George Washington University - Law School
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Child Custody, Family Court, Parental Alienation, Abuse

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Denial of Family Violence in Court: An Empirical Analysis and Path Forward For Family Law

Joan S. Meier, Denial of Family Violence in Court: An Empirical Analysis and Path Forward for Family Law, 110 GEO. L.J. 835 (2022)., GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-12, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2021-12
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 18 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2023
Joan S. Meier
George Washington University - Law School
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keywords are: custody, child abuse, domestic violence, family violence, psychological denial, parental alienation

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A Historical Perspective on Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation

Journal of Child Custody, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 232-257, 2009, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 527, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 527
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Feb 2011
Joan S. Meier
George Washington University - Law School
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domestic violence, child custody, abuse, child abuse, custody evaluation, parental alienation

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Dangerous Liaisons: Social Science and Law in Domestic Violence Cases

Joan S. Meier, Dangerous Liaisons: A Domestic Violence Typology in Custody Litigation, 70 RUTGERS U. L. REV. 115 (2017)., GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2023-45, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2023-45
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2023
Joan S. Meier
George Washington University - Law School
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Getting Real About Abuse and Alienation: A Critique of Drozd and Olesen's Decision Tree

Journal of Child Custody, Vol. 7, pp. 219-252, 2010, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 526, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 526
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Joan S. Meier
George Washington University - Law School
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domestic violence, child custody, abuse, child abuse, custody evaluation, parental alienation

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Breaking Down the Silos that Harm Children: A Call to Child Welfare, Domestic Violence and Family Court Professionals

Joan S. Meier & Vivek Sankaran, Breaking Down the Silos that Harm Children: A Call to Child Welfare, Domestic Violence and Family Court Professionals, 28 VA. J. SOC. POL'Y & L. 275 (2021)., GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-29, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2021-29
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2023
Joan S. Meier and Vivek Sankaran
George Washington University - Law School and University of Michigan
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child abuse, child maltreatment, domestic violence, custody, child protection, child welfare, family court

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Johnson's Differentiation Theory: Is It Really Empirically Supported?

Journal of Child Custody, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 4-24, 2015 , GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-41, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-41
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 19 May 2024
Joan S. Meier
George Washington University - Law School
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children, abuse, custody, family court, domestic violence, quantitative research

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Domestic Violence, Character, and Social Change in the Welfare Reform Debate

Law and Policy, Vol. 19, No. 2, p. 657-731, April 1997, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 568, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 568
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 23 May 2011 Last Revised: 17 May 2024
Joan S. Meier
George Washington University - Law School
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domestic violence, welfare

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Teaching Lawyering With Heart in the George Washington University Law School Domestic Violence Project

Violence Against Women 2016, Vol. 22(12) 1484-1495, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2015-47, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-47
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2016
Joan S. Meier
George Washington University - Law School
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Domestic violence, trauma, clinical teaching, holistic teaching, hybrid clinic

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The trouble with Harman and Lorandos’s attempted refutation of the Meier et al. Family court study

The trouble with Harman and Lorandos’s attempted refutation of the Meier et al. Family court study, Journal of Family Trauma, Child Custody & Child Development, DOI: 10.1080/26904586.2022.2036286, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022-12, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2022-12
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Mar 2022
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Child abuse; child custody; domestic violence; family court; parental alienation

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Harman and Lorandos’ False Critique of Meier et al.’s Family Court Study

Harman and Lorandos’ false critique of Meier et al.’s family court study, Journal of Family Trauma, Child Custody & Child Development, DOI: 10.1080/26904586.2022.2086659, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2023-43, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 2023-43
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Aug 2023
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Child abuse, child custody, child sexual abuse, domestic violence, parental alienation