Martha M. Ertman

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Professor of Law

500 West Baltimore Street

Baltimore, MD 21201-1786

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Race Treason: The Untold Story of America's Ban on Polygamy

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-37, Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 19, 2010, p. 287-
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2010
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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polygamy, Mormon, race

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Freedom, Equality, and the Many Futures of Commodification

Martha Ertman, Joan C. Williams, RETHINKING COMMODIFICATION: CASES AND READINGS IN LAW AND CULTURE 303, NYU Press, 2005, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 05-32
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Sep 2005
Martha M. Ertman and Joan Chalmers Williams
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Commodification, markets, property, family, inalienability

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What's Wrong with a Parenthood Market? A New and Improved Theory of Commodification

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 1, 2003, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 05-31
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 09 Sep 2005
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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Family law, commodification

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For Both Love and Money: Viviana Zelizer's 'The Purchase of Intimacy'

Law & Social Inquiry, Vol. 34, pp. 1017-1037, 2009, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-26
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2009
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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intimate relationships, economic exchange, dispute resolution, biolaw

Commercializing Marriage: A Proposal for Valuing Women's Work Through Premarital Security Agreements

Number of pages: 132 Posted: 21 Feb 1999
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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Commercializing Marriage: A Proposal for Valuing Women's Work Through Premarital Security Agreements

University of Texas Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 1, 1998
Posted: 07 Feb 1999
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

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The Business of Intimacy

U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 05-02, FEMINISM CONFRONTS HOMO ECONOMICUS: GENDER, LAW, AND SOCIETY 467, Martha Fineman, Terrance Dougherty, eds., Cornell University Press, 2005
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Sep 2005
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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intimate relationships, family, contract, partnership, polyamory

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Contract's Influence on Feminism and Vice Versa

Handbook of Feminism and Law in the U.S. (Debora Burke, Martha Chamallas & Verna Williams eds., 2022 Forthcoming), U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-08
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 May 2021 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2022
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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coverture, marriage contract, reproductive technologies, social contract theory, collaborative family law, intersectional analysis, feminist legal theory, transitional justice

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The Story of Reynolds v. United States: Federal 'Hell Hounds' Punishing Mormon Treason

FAMILY LAW STORIES, Chapter 3, pp. 51-75, Carol Sanger, ed., Foundation Press, 2008. With permission of Thomson Reuters/West., U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-5
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 21 May 2008
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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polygamy, political separatism, treason

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Reconstructing Marriage: An Intersexional Approach

University of Denver Law Review, Vol. 75, P. 1215, 1998
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Feb 1999
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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Developing Professional Skills: Secured Transactions (Introduction)

Developing Professional Skills: Secured Transactions (West Academic), 2017 Forthcoming, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-28
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2018
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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secured transactions, legal education, commercial law, contract drafting

11.

Love and Contracts in Don Quixote

"Don Quixote: Interdisciplinary Connections," edited by Matthew D. Warshawsky and James A. Parr. Newark, DE, Juan de la Cuesta, 2013. p. 251-, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-54
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Sep 2013
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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contracts, relationships

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Reparations for Racial Wealth Disparity as Remedy for Social Contract Breach

Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-12
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2021
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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contract, social contract, reparations, racial injustice, crisis

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Private Ordering Under the Ali Principles: As Natural as Status

Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 05-05
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Sep 2005
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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private ordering, parenthood, domestic partnership, ALI, contracts

14.

The Social Life of Blood, Milk & Sperm

51 Tulsa Law Review 393 (2016), U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-28
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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book review, commoditization, blood banks, sperm banks, Zelizer, hostile worlds, civic property, body fluids

15.

Commodification and Adoption

Routledge Commodification Handbook (Vida Panitch & Elodie Bertrand eds., forthcoming 2022), U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2022–11
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Nov 2022
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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baby-selling, commodification, adoption, PACA, mosaic theory, hostile worlds, markets, caregiving, parental rights, economics of adoption

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The Productive Tension between Official and Unofficial Stories of Fault in Contract Law

FAULT IN AMERICAN CONTRACT LAW, Omri Ben-Shahar, Ariel Porot, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2010, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-6
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jan 2010
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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fault, contracts, tort, legal theory

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Maryland's New Remedy for Wage Theft

Maryland Bar Journal (January 2018), U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-14
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Apr 2018
Martha M. Ertman and Doris Weil
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development
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wage theft, self-help remedy, wage lien, Maryland law

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Mapping the New Frontiers of Private Ordering: Afterward

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 2, p. 695-715, Summer 2007, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-31
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Oct 2007
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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contracts

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The Cost of Non-Billable Work

99 Texas Law Review Online 184 (2020), U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-08
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 01 May 2020
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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office housework, non-billable work, admin work, employment law, hostile worlds, gender expectations, service work

20.

Marital Contracting in a Post-Windsor World

Florida State University Law Review, vol. 42, p. 479 (2015), U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-12
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Jul 2015
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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marriage, contract, marriage equality, sociobiology, economic lives, ethnographers, pair bond, borelli, sex contract

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Exchange as a Cornerstone of Families

Western New England Law Review, Vol. 34, 2012, p. 405-444, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-8
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2012
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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feminism, equality, Ivan Illich, gender

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The Legacy of Jane Larson: The Politics of Practicality and Surprise

Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society, v. 28, summer 2013, p. 207, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-53
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Sep 2013
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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feminism, Jane Larson, economics, marriage

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Keep It Simple, Smarty: Tips for Transactional Training Programs

U.C.C. Law Journal (Forthcoming), U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-13
Posted: 17 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

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The Upside of Baby Markets

Michele Bratcher Goodwin, BABY MARKETS: MONEY AND THE NEW POLITICS OF CREATING FAMILIES, p. 23, Cambridge University Press, 2010 , U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-23
Posted: 22 Apr 2010
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

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parenthood, families

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Love and Work: A Response to Vicki Schultz's Life's Work

Columbia Law Revew, Vol. 102, No. 3, 2002
Posted: 10 Nov 2003
Martha M. Ertman
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

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