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. 22, No. 2, Winter

Gay Fathers: Disrupting Sex Stereotyping and Challenging the Father-Promotion Crusade
A. Gay Fathers: "Maternal" Motivations to Become a Parent The first indication that gay fathers may be disrupting sex stereotypes surrounding parenting comes from research suggesting that gay men may, like women, be more likely than heterosexual...
Inequitable Administration: Documenting Family for Tax Purposes
5. Documentation Required Only a handful of provisions incorporate the [section] 267 or [section] 318 attribution rules by reference and actually include an identification or documentation requirement. For instance, to obtain the (now expired) first-time...
Mother's Baby, Father's Maybe! - Intestate Succession: When Should a Child Born out of Wedlock Have a Right to Inherit from or through His or Her Biological Father?
III. The Supreme Court Has Weighed in On the Issue of Inheritance and the Out-of-Wedlock Child; North Carolina and Similar State Statutes Violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment A. The Supreme Court Weighs In On Out-of-Wedlock...
Things Little Girls Have No Business to Know Anything About: The Crimes of Aurora Floyd
The case of Aurora Floyd horrified mid-Victorian England. It is true that her fate evinced sympathy too, but the horror was the greater. We would not be so horrified today, though the offence she committed remains proscribed in English criminal law....
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