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Social Parenthood in Comparative Perspective (forthcoming NYU Press) (editor, with Courtney Joslin and Christiane von Bary)

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

Articles and Full-length Essays

Pragmatic Family Law, 136 Harv. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2023)

Family Law for the One-Hundred-Year Life, 132 Yale L. J. (forthcoming 2023) (with Naomi Cahn & Elizabeth Scott)

The Institutions of Family Law, 102 B. U. L. Rev. 393 (2022)

Conceptualizing Legal Childhood in the Twenty-First Century, 118 Mich. L. Rev. 1371 (2020) (with Elizabeth Scott)

The Empirical Turn in Family Law, 118 Colum. L. Rev. 227 (2018)

Early Childhood Development and the Law, 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. 755 (2017)

Postmarital Family Law: A Legal Structure for Nonmarital Families, 67 Stan. L. Rev. 167 (2015) (reviewed by Camille Gear Rich in JOTWELL)

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

Child Development and the Child Welfare System, in The Oxford Handbook of Developmental Psychology and the Law (forthcoming) (Allison Redlich & Jodi Quas, eds.)

The Future of Social Parenthood, in Social Parenthood in Comparative Perspective (forthcoming NYU Press) (with Courtney Joslin & Christiane von Bary)

Early Childhood Development and the Replication of Poverty, in Holes in the Safety Net: Federalism and Poverty (Ezra Rosser ed.) (Cambridge Univ. Press 2019)

Affective Family Law, in The Emotional Dynamics of Law and Legal Discourse (John Stannard & Heather Conway eds.) (Hart 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 2017)

Other Publications

The Enduring Importance of Parental Rights, 90 Fordham L. Rev. 2529 (2022) (with Elizabeth S. Scott)

The Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law: A blueprint for reforming the child welfare system, 60 Fam. Ct. Rev. 32 (2021)

The New Restatement of Children and the Law: Legal Childhood in the Twenty-First Century, 54 FAMILY L. Q. 91 (2021) (with Elizabeth S. Scott)

Lessons from the Prekindergarten Movement, 47 Fordham Urb. L. J. 343 (2020)

The Legal Framework Governing Corporal Punishment, 73 Psychoanalytic Study Child 91 (2020)

A Promising Start for Early Childhood Development and the Law, 71 Fla. L. Rev. F. 70 (2019)

Family Law’s Exclusions, 87 Fordham L. Rev. Online 64 (2019)

Abortion Talk, 117 Mich. L. Rev. 1043 (2019) (reviewing Carol Sanger, About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in Twenty-First Century America)

The Place of Flourishing Families, 43 Fordham Urb. L. J. 963 (2017) (with Nestor Davidson)

Moore Kinship: Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Moore v. City of East Cleveland, 85 Fordham L. Rev. 2551 (2017) (with R.A. Lenhardt)

Nonmarital Families and the Legal System’s Institutional Failures, 50 Fam. L. Q. 247 (2016)

Introduction, Special Issue: Feminist Legal Theory, 9 Stud. L. Pol. & Soc. 1 (2016) (with Maxine Eichner) (guest editor for special issue)

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)

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)

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 Interesets and Pursuing Priorities (Lynn D. Wardle & Camille S. Williams eds.) (International Society of Family Law) (2007)