Deborah A. Widiss

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

211 S. Indiana Avenue

Bloomington, IN 47405

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Exposing Sex Stereotypes in Recent Same-Sex Marriage Jurisprudence

Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, Vol. 30, 2007, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2010
Deborah A. Widiss, Elizabeth Rosenblatt and Douglas NeJaime
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Whittier Law School and Yale University - Law School
Downloads 367 (51,542)

Abstract:

stereotypes, discrimination, marriage, LGBT rights, same-sex marriage

2.

Domestic Violence and the Workplace: The Explosion of State Legislation and the Need for a Comprehensive Strategy

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 90
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Aug 2008
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 355 (53,241)

Abstract:

domestic violence, workplace, employment, discrimination

3.

Shadow Precedents and the Separation of Powers: Statutory Interpretation of Congressional Overrides

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 511, 2009, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 129
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 26 Jan 2009
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 272 (83,100)
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Abstract:

Statutory interpretation, override, legislative supremacy, precedent, separation of powers, employment discrimination, antidiscrimination, Ledbetter, Price Waterhouse, Pregnancy Discrimination Act

4.

Equal Access and the Right to Marry

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 158, p. 1375, 2010, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 164, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 186
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 03 May 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2013
Nelson Tebbe and Deborah A. Widiss
Cornell Law School and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 204 (111,551)

Abstract:

same-sex marriage, due process, equal protection, constitutional law, Perry v. Schwarzenegger, marriage, right to marry, family law

5.

Gilbert Redux: The Interaction of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Amended Americans with Disabilities Act

46 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 961 (2013), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 231
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2017
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 191 (89,489)

Abstract:

Pregnancy Discrimination Act, PDA, Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, accommodations, pregnancy, employment discrimination, statutory interpretation

After the Override: An Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent

USC CLASS Research Paper No. 15-12
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
Brian J. Broughman and Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 81 (256,146)

Abstract:

overrides, precedent, citation patterns, separation-of-powers, legislative supremacy

After the Override: An Empirical Analysis of Shadow Precedent

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
Brian J. Broughman and Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 70 (279,424)

Abstract:

overrides; precedent; citation patterns; separation-of-powers; legislative supremacy

7.

A Marriage by Any Other Name: Why Civil Unions Should Receive Federal Recognition

Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality, Forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 14-59
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 29 May 2015
Deborah A. Widiss and Andrew Koppelman
Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
Downloads 82 (209,952)

Abstract:

Gay rights, same-sex marriage, civil unions

8.

Changing the Marriage Equation

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 4, p. 721, 2012, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 204
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 08 May 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 76 (253,870)

Abstract:

marriage, divorce, same-sex marriage, gender, household labor, work/family, alimony

9.

Undermining Congressional Overrides: The Hydra Problem in Statutory Interpretation

Texas Law Review, Vol. 90, 2012, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 202
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 05 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2016
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 75 (229,529)

Abstract:

Gross v. FBL Financial Services, employment discrimination, mixed-motive, override, statutory interpretation, separation of powers

10.

Divergent Interests: Union Representation of Individual Employment Discrimination Claims

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 87, p. 421, 2012, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 205
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 May 2012 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2013
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 66 (253,870)

Abstract:

labor, union, arbitration, employment discrimination, 14 Penn Plaza LLC v. Pyett

11.

Identifying Congressional Overrides Should Not Be this Hard

Texas Law Review See Also, Vol. 92, 2014, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 286
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 08 May 2015
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 61 (280,910)

Abstract:

Congress, courts, overrides, separation of powers, positive political theory

12.

Leveling Up after DOMA

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 89, 2014, Forthcoming, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 276
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Dec 2013
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 58 (290,123)

Abstract:

DOMA, Windsor, same-sex marriage, gay marriage, federal benefits, place-of-celebration, domestic partnership

13.

Non-Marital Families and (Or After?) Marriage Equality

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 42, 2015, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 315
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 May 2015 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2015
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 37 (321,161)

Abstract:

non-marital families, same-sex marriage, Windsor, DeBoer

14.

Griggs at Midlife

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 113, 2015, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 318
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2015
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 24 (318,351)

Abstract:

disparate impact, Griggs, ban-the-box, criminal background screens

15.

Still Kickin' after All These Years: Sutton and Toyota as Shadow Precedents

Drake Law Review, Vol. 63, 2015, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 323
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Aug 2015
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 10 (368,618)

Abstract:

ADA, disabilities, overrides, statutory interpretation, ADAAA, legislation, separation of powers

16.

The Interaction of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act after Young v. UPS

50 UC Davis L. Rev. 1423 (2017), Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 369
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2017
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Abstract:

ADA, PDA, pregnancy accommodations, Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, pregnancy discrimination

17.

Legal Recognition of Same-Sex Relationships: New Possibilities for Research on the Role of Marriage Law in Household Labor Allocation

8 Journal of Family Theory & Review 10 (2016); DOI:10.1111/jftr.12123 , Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 349
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2017
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Abstract:

child care, division of labor, gender, housework, marriage, same-sex marriage

18.

Making Sausage: What, Why and How to Teach About Legislative Process in a Legislation or Leg-Reg Course

Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 65, No. 96, 2015, Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 330
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Deborah A. Widiss
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Abstract:

leg-reg; Legislation & regulation; legislative process; legal education; experiential learning; legislative history; Congressional procedures