Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships (Oxford University Press, 2014)


Postmarital Family Law: A Legal Structure for Nonmarital Families, 67 STAN. L. REV. 167 (2015)

Staging the Family, 88 N.Y.U. L. REV. 589 (2013) (reviewed by Katharine Bartlett in JOTWELL)

Familial Norms and Normality, 59 EMORY L.J. 1103 (2010)

Repairing Family Law, 57 DUKE L.J. 1245 (2008)

The Constitutional Dimension of Immigration Federalism, 61 VAND. L. REV. 787 (2008)

Mutual Dependency in Child Welfare, 82 NOTRE DAME L.REV. 1485 (2007)

Rights Myopia in Child Welfare, 53 UCLA L.REV. 637 (2006)

Welfare Reform and Child Care: A Proposal for State Legislation, 6 CORNELL J.L.&PUB.POL’Y 95 (1996)

Book Chapters

Affective Family Law, in The Emotional Dynamics of Law and Legal Discourse (John Stannard & Heather Conway eds.) (Hart, forthcoming 2016)

New Knowledge in Child Protection: Neuroscience and its impact on practice, in Beyond the Risk Paradigm: Current debates and new directions in child protection (Marie Connolly ed.) (Palgrave, forthcoming 2016)

Other Publications

Obergefell's Conservatism: Reifying Familial Fronts, 84 FORDHAM L. REV. 23 (2015)

Children’s Health in a Legal Framework (with Elizabeth Scott), 21 FUTURE OF CHILDREN 177 (2015) (invited symposium)

Family Law and Nonmarital Families, 53 FAM. CT. REV. 233 (2015) (invited special issue)

Introduction, Special Issue: Feminist Legal Theory, STUD. L. POL. & SOC. (forthcoming 2015) (with Maxine Eichner) (guest editor for special issue)

The Child Welfare System and the Limits of Determinacy, 76 LAW & CONTEMP. PROBS. 221 (2014) (invited symposium).

Neuroscience and the Child Welfare System, 20 J. L. & POL'Y 37 (2013) (invited symposium).

Flourishing Families: Law and Positive Relationships, 50 FAM.CT.REV. 273 (2012)

Introduction, Special Issue: Emerging Family Law Scholars and Teachers, 50 FAM. CT. REV. 179 (2012) (guest editor for special issue)

Purple Haze, 109 MICH.L.REV. 903 (reviewing Naomi Cahn & June Carbone, Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation
of Culture
) (2011)

Feminism’s Family, Legal Feminism Now Symposium, ISSUES IN LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP, Berkeley Electronic Press (2011)

Embracing the Affective Family, 33 HARV.J.L.&GENDER 321 (2010) (invited symposium)

Happy Families? Translating Positive Psychology into Family Law, 16 VA.J. SOC.POL’Y & L. 385 (2009) (invited symposium)

A House Still Divided, A Response to Adam Cox’s Immigration Law’s Organizing Principles, 157 U. PENN.L.REV. PENNUMBRA (2009)

Parents as Hubs, 94 VA.L.REV.IN BRIEF 45 (2008)

Missing Parents, 41 FAM. L.Q. 131 (2008) (reprinted in the Ukrainian Law Review, March 2012)

Family Group Conferencing in the United States: Questions for the Future, in FAMILY LAW:BALANCING INTERESTS AND PURSUING PRIORITIES (Lynn D. Wardle & Camille S. Williams eds.) (International Society of Family Law) (2007)