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. 24, No. 1, Fall

Dealing with DOMA: Federal Non-Recognition Complicates State Income Taxation of Same-Sex Relationships
Abstract Various states now recognize relationships between people of the same sex, but due to the Defense of Marriage Act, the federal government does not. In the context of income taxes, this combination of state recognition and federal non-recognition...
Is the Inability to Marry a Marital Status? Levin V. Yeshiva University and the Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Marital Status in Housing Discrimination
Imagine that you are a lesbian attending graduate school in a state that has not legalized same-sex marriage. Your school offers university housing, but it has a policy that restricts housing to students, their spouses, and their children. You apply...