Cynthia Godsoe

Brooklyn Law School

Assistant Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Adopting the Gay Family

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 311, 2015, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 440
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 30 Jan 2016
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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Obergefell, same-sex marriage, adoption, social change, parenthood, lesbian and gay families

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Parsing Parenthood

__ Lewis & Clark L. Rev. __ (Forthcoming), Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 253
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2012
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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parenthood, parent and child, child abuse and neglect, family, adoption, foster care, prevention, ASFA, child welfare, subsidized guardianship, parental rights

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All in the Family: Towards a New Representational Model for Parents and Children

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 01 Dec 2010
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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education, parent and child, professional responsibility, ethics, family representation

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Adolescents in Society: Their Evolving Legal Status

Journal of Law and Policy, Vol. 20, 2012, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 262
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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Adolescent, child, juvenile justice, consent

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Contempt, Status, and the Criminalization of Non-Conforming Girls

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 1091, 2014, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 380
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Jun 2014
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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juveniles, status offenses, gender roles, sexuality, punishment, social control, adolescents

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Participatory Defense: Humanizing the Accused and Ceding Control to the Client

Mercer Law Review Vol. 69, p. 715, 2018, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 571
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Oct 2018
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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Public defender, participatory defense, professional responsibility, client autonomy, zealous advocacy, overcriminalization, attorney-client relationship, McCoy v. Louisiana, expertise, Model Rules of Professional Responsibility, legal ethics

7.

Punishment as Protection

Houston Law Review, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 421
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 12 Sep 2015
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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prostitution, trafficking, paternalism, punishment, statutory rape, sexuality, gender roles, social control, retribution, deterrence, juvenile justice

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Redefining Parental Rights: The Case of Corporal Punishment

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 575
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Nov 2018
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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parental rights, family law, constitution, corporal punishment, Meyer v Nebraska, parental discipline privilege

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#MeToo and the Myth of the Juvenile Sex Offender

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 17, p. 355, 2020, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 643
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jul 2020
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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#MeToo, sex offenses, abolition, sexual assault, juveniles, gender, race, statutory rape, sex offender registry, social control, carceral feminism, public health, restorative justice

10.

Recasting Vagueness: The Case of Teen Sex Statutes

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 74, pg. 173, 2017, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 512
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 10 May 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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Vagueness Doctrine, Adolescent Sexuality, Selective Enforcement, Gender and Sexuality, Juvenile Justice, Statutory Rape, Overcriminalization, Consent

11.

Permanency Puzzle

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 2013, p. 1113, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 383
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jul 2014
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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child protection, permanency, adoption, guardianship, ASFA, foster care

12.

Perfect Plaintiffs

Yale Law Journal Forum, Vol. 125, p. 136, 2015, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 425
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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Obergefell, same-sex marriage, plaintiff selection, cause lawyering, impact litigation, lesbian and gay families, social change

13.

Just Intervention: Differential Response in Child Protection

21 J.L. & Pol'y 73 (2012), Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 325
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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child abuse and neglect, family, foster care, prevention, differential response, public health, child welfare, procedural justice, institutional design, child protection

14.

Marriage Equality and the 'New' Maternalism

California Law Review Circuit, Vol. 6, p. 145, 2015, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 426
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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Obergefell, same-sex marriage, gender roles, motherhood, parenthood, maternalism, lesbian and gay families, Gonzales v. Carhart

15.

Redrawing the Boundaries of Relational Crime

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 69, p. 169, 2017, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 543
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Dec 2017
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School
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family crime, incest, corporal punishment, sexual harm, exploitation, parenthood, family equality, consent

16.

Parental Love and Purposeful Violence

Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 603
Posted: 19 Mar 2019
Cynthia Godsoe
Brooklyn Law School

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parental rights, family law, constitution, corporal punishment, parental discipline privilege, abuse and neglect, intrafamilial violence, cycle of abuse, mens rea