Columbia Journal of Gender and Law

A law journal devoted to original scholarship on the interaction between gender and law. Contributors are noted scholars in feminist jurisprudence, including judges, law professors, and law students. The editorial stance embraces an expansive view of femi

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 1, Winter

Father by Newspaper Ad: The Impact of in Re the Adoption of a Minor Child on the Definition of Fatherhood
I. INTRODUCTION "Under the ice I see fire, and warn you to beware lest it prove a volcano." (1) The definition of fatherhood in the United States has become unclear. It has become politicized, and both law and society are unsure what it currently...
Foreword: The Next Normal-Developments since Marriage Rights for Same-Sex Couples in New York
I. INTRODUCTION The Association of the Bar of the City of New York issued its Report on Marriage Rights for Same-Sex Couples in New York (2000, (1) calling for the recognition of same-sex marriages, not long after Vermont enacted legislation giving...
Report on Marriage Rights for Same-Sex Couples in New York: The Association of the Bar of the City of New York Committeee on Lesbian and Gay Rights, Committee on Sex and Law and Committee on Civil Rights *
Editor's Note: The following Report was issued jointly by several committees of The Association of the Bar of the City of New York in May 2001. In it, the Association supports marriage rights for same-sex couples in New York, and maintains that these...
Sex Equality Panic (+)
What are all the creatures of the earth in comparison with a single one of our desires! --Sade The question ... is whether queer theory comprises a set of "master's tools" as it straps on the master's theories, whether or not (or to what extent)...
Shelter from the Storm: Using Jurisdictional Statutes to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence after the Violence against Women Act of 2000
"[M]other has no lodging, no money and constant oppression. If [she] wants to try for a better life with the two children, the court gives her its blessings. Slavery was abolished 125 years ago and so was oppression. The mother's condition following...