Ruthann Robson

CUNY School of Law

Professor of Law

2 Court Square

Long Island City, NY 11101

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

31

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Democracy and Antigone

Stetson Law Review, Vol. 39, p. 3, 2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2010
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Democracy, Greek, Antigone, Sappho, Olympics, Sexuality, Gay, Lesbian, Derrida, Brotherhood, Aristotle

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Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy from Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes: Introduction

Dressing Constitutionally: Hierarchy, Sexuality, and Democracy From Our Hairstyles to Our Shoes (Cambridge University Press), August 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2013
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Compulsory Matrimony

FEMINIST AND QUEER LEGAL THEORY, pp. 315-328, Ashgate, 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Oct 2009
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Justice Ginsburg's Obergefell v. Hodges

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Nov 2015
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Constitutional law; Same-sex marriage; Sexuality; Liberty; Due Process; United States Supreme Court

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Sexual Democracy

South African Journal on Human Rights, Vol. 38, pp. 409-431, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Apr 2008
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Sexuality, Lesbian, South Africa, Democracy

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Beyond Sumptuary: Constitutionalism, Clothes, and Bodies in Anglo-American Law, 1215-1789

British Journal of American Legal Studies, Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Dec 2013
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Constitutional Law, Legal History, Sumptuary, Clothing

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27 Words

13 MEMOIR: The Guns Issue 85-102 (2013)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Oct 2013
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Second Amendment, Constitutional Interpretation, Guns, Creative Nonfiction

8.

Lesbians and Abortions

New York University Review of Law & Social Change, Vol. 35, No. 1, p. 247, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 14 May 2011
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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abortion, lesbians, reproductive rights, sexuality, LGBT, substantive due process, rape, criminal law

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Sexual Justice, Student Scholarship and the So-Called Seven Sins

Law and Sexuality, Vol. 19, p. 31, 2010
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Apr 2010
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Legal Writing, Sexual Justice, Scholarship, Lesbian, Gay, Queer

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Assimilation, Marriage, and Lesbian Liberation

Temple Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 4, 2002
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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lesbian, marriage, same-sex marriage, assimilation, family, children

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A Servant of One's Own: The Continuing Class Struggle in Feminist Legal Theories and Practices

Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, Vol. 23, pp. 392-423, 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2009
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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feminism, class, Virginia Woolf, work, domestic work, servant, wage

12.

Unsettling Sexual Citizenship

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 53, 2008
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Tanya Kessler and Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law and CUNY School of Law
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sexuality, citizenship

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Judicial Review, Judicial Activism, Queer Rights, and Literature: A Conversation between the Honorable Michael Kirby and Professor Ruthann Robson

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 43, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Feb 2010
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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The Sexual Misconduct of Donald J. Trump: Toward a Misogyny Report

Michigan Journal of Gender & Law, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2020
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Footnotes: A Story of Seduction

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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lesbian, narrative theory

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Sexuality and Law - Volume II: Crime and Punishment Preface and Introduction

Ruthann Robson, LIBRARY OF ESSAYS ON SEXUALITY AND LAW, Ashgate Publishing, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 May 2011
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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sexuality, sexual orientation, crime, sodomy, prison, prostitution, age of consent, sex-work

17.

The Zen of Grading

Akron Law Review, Vol. 36, pp. 303-323, 2002-2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Dec 2009
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Before and After Sappho: Eudaemonia

Law & Literature, Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 354-370, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Dec 2009
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Sexuality and Law - Volume III: Sexual Freedom Preface and Introduction

Ruthann Robson, LIBRARY OF ESSAYS IN SEXUALITY AND LAW, Ashgate Publishing, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 12 May 2011
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Sex, sexuality, sexual orientation, liberation, freedom, nationalism, post-colonialsm, gender identity, asylum, theory

20.

Refusing Safety: The Feminist Struggle to Be Revolutionary

Women Studies Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 1 and 2, pp. 262 - 269, Spring/Summer 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2011
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Judicial Review and Sexual Freedom

University of Hawaii Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Sep 2007
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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sexuality, lesbian, democracy, constitutional law, judicial review, comparative law

22.

Enhancing Reciprocal Synergies between Teaching and Scholarship

64 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 480 (2015)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Mar 2015
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Legal Education, Teaching, Scholarship

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Sexuality and Law: Volume I - Family and Youth Preface and Introduction

Ruthann Robson, THE LIBRARY OF ESSAYS ON SEXUALITY AND THE LAW, Ashgate Publishing, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 27 May 2011
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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sexuality, sexual orientation, gender, women, family, queer youth, LGBT, LGBT elders, family law

24.

A Mere Switch or a Fundamental Change? Theorizing Transgender Marriage

Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Vol. 22, p. 58, 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Apr 2010
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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On Rupture and Rhyme: Perspectives on the Past, Present, and Future of Same-Sex Marriage

TO HAVE & TO HOLD: THE MAKING OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA, Melanie Judge, Anthony Manion & Shaun deWaaleds., Fanele/Jacana Media, pp. 193-201, 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 May 2008
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Lesbian, gay, same-sex marriage, South Africa, marriage

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The Specter of a Lesbian Supreme Court Justice: Problems of Identity in Lesbian Legal Theorizing

St. Thomas Law Review, Vol. 5, p. 433, 1992
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Apr 2010
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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lesbian, gay, sexuality, identity, supreme court, judges

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Public Interest Lawyering & Judicial Politics: Four Cases Worth a Second Look in Williams-Yulee v. the Florida Bar

Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, Vol. 68, p. 15, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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First Amendment, Ethics, Public Interest Lawyering, Courts and Judges, Judicial Elections

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Sexing the Mueller Report

Stetson Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Dec 2019
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Sex, Gender, Executive Powers, Impeachment, Campaign Finance, First Amendment

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The Missing Word in Lawrence v. Texas

Cardozo Women's Law Journal, Vol. 10, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Ariadne's Provisions: A 'Clue of Thread' to the Intricacies of Procedural Default, Adequate and Independent State Grounds, and Florida's Death Penalty

California Law Review Vol. 76, No. 87, 1988
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
Michael Mello and Ruthann Robson
Vermont Law School and CUNY School of Law
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Prisoners, Federalism

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Why Don't We All Just Wear Robes?

Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Oct 2019
Ruthann Robson
CUNY School of Law
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Fashion, Professional Responsibility, Gender, Sexuality, Culture