Cahn, Naomi R.

GW Law Faculty Publications

July 27, 2020

SSRN | Scholarly Commons


(With Catherine J. Ross, et al.)  Contemporary Family Law (5th ed. 2019).
     Fourth edition published in 2015.     
     Third edition published by Thomson/West in 2012.
     Second edition published in 2009.
     First edition published in 2006.

(With Alyssa DiRusso & Susan N. Gary.)  Wills, Trusts, and Estates in Focus (2019).

(With June Carbone, et al.)  Unequal Family Lives: Causes and Consequences in Europe and the Americas (2018).

(With Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, Dina Francesca Haynes & Nahla Valji.) Oxford Handbook of Gender and Conflict (2018).

(With Amy Ziettlow) Homeward Bound: Modern Families, Elder Care, and Loss (2017).

(With Susan N. Gary, et al.)  Contemporary Trusts and Estates (3rd ed. 2017).
     Second edition published as Contemporary Trusts and Estates: An Experiential Approach in 2014.
     First edition published as Contemporary Approaches to Trusts & Estates Law in 2011.

(With June Carbone) Marriage Markets: How Inequality Is Remaking the American Family (2014).

(With Wendy Kramer) Finding Our Families: A First-Of-Its-Kind Book for Donor-Conceived People and Their Families (2013). 

The New Kinship: Constructing Donor-Conceived Families (2012).

(With Fionnuala Ní Aoláin & Dina Francesca Haynes) On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process (2011). 

(With June Carbone) Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture (2010).

Test Tube Families: Why the Fertility Market Needs Legal Regulations (2009).

(With Joan Heifetz Hollinger) Families by Law: An Adoption Reader (2004).

(With Helena Michie) Confinements: Fertility and Infertility in Contemporary Culture (1997).

(With Leslye E. Orloff & Catherine F. Klein) Domestic Violence: A Manual for Pro Bono Lawyers (1991).

(With Karen Karen and Sandra Jean Sands) Report on District of Columbia Police Response to Domestic Violence. (D.C. Coalition against Violence and The Women's Law & Public Policy Fellowship Program at Georgetown University Law Center, 1989.)



(With June Carbone.)  Democracy and Family, in Stating the Family: New Directions in the Study of American Politics 21 (Jule Novkov & Carol Nackenoff eds., 2020).

(With Albertina Antognini, Kaiponanea T. Matsumura & Emily J. Stolzenberg.)  Perspectives on Nonmarital Relationships, 58 Fam. Ct. Rev. 142 (2020).

(With Kim Kamin.)  Adapt Old Strategies to Fit New Family Arrangements, 47 Est. Plan., no. 1, 2020, at 30.

(With June Carbone & Nancy Levit.)  Women, Rule-Breaking, and the Triple Bind, 87 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1105 (2019).

(With June Carbone.)  Blackstonian Marriage, Gender, and Cohabitation, 51 Ariz. St. L.J. 1247 (2019).

(With Alyssa A. DiRusso.)  Planning for the Daily Care of a Minor in the Event of an Adult’s Incapacity or Death, in Tax, Estates, and Lifetime Planning for Minors 167 (Carmina Y. D’Aversa ed., 2nd ed. 2019).

(With Matt Savare & John Wuntermute.)  Management of a Minor’s Digital Assets in the Event of Incapacity or Death, in Tax, Estates, and Lifetime Planning for Minors 425 (Carmina Y. D’Aversa ed., 2nd ed. 2019).

Dismantling the Trusts and Estates Canon, 2019 Wis. L Rev. 165.

(With June Carbone.)  Surrogacy in the United States of America, in Eastern and Western Perspectives on Surrogacy 307 (Jens M. Scherpe et al. eds., 2019).

(With June Carbone & Nancy Levit.)  Discrimination by Design?, 51 Ariz. St. L.J. 1 (2019).

(With Natalie Banta.)  Digital Asset Planning for Minors, Prob. & Prop., Jan.-Feb. 2019, at 44.

The Golden Years, Gray Divorce, Pink Caretaking, and Green Money, 52 Fam. L.Q. 57 (2018).

The New “Art” of Family: Connecting Assisted Reproductive Technologies & Identity Rights, 2018 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1443.

(With Amy Ziettlow.)  Personal Religious Identity at the End of Life, in The Contested Place of Religion in Family Law 515 (Robin Fretwell Wilson ed., 2018).

(With June Carbone.)  Custody and Visitation in Families with Three (or More) Parents, 56 Fam. Ct. Rev. 399 (2018).

Revisiting Revocation upon Divorce?, 103 Iowa L. Rev. 1879 (2018).
     Reprinted in 31 Minn. Fam. L. J. 155 (2018).

Law Reform, Constitutional Design, and Gender, in On the Frontlines: Gender, War, and the Post-Conflict Process, reprinted in 1 Gender in Constitutional Law 155 (Catherine A. MacKinnon ed., 2018).

Contraception Matters: Rights, Class, and Context, 24 Wash. & Lee J. C.R. & Soc. Just. 529 (2018).

Sveen v. Melin: The Retro View of Revocation on Divorce Statutes, Geo. Wash. L. Rev. On the Docket (June 23, 2018),

(With June Carbone.)  The Politics of Marriage Policy, 53 Austl. J. Pol. Sci. 385 (2018).

(With June Carbone.)  Jane the Virgin and Other Stories of Unintentional Parenthood, 7 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 511 (2017).

(With June Carbone & Nancy Levit.)  Gender and the Tournament: Reinventing Antidiscrimination Law in the Age of Inequality, 96 Tex. L. Rev. 425 (2018),

What’s Right About Knowing?, 4 J. L. & Biosciences 377 (2017).

(With June Carbone.)  Introduction, 35 Law & Ineq. 161 (2017).

(With June Carbone.)  Moore’s Potential, 85 Fordham L. Rev. 2589 (2017).

(With June Carbone.) Parents, Babies, and More Parents, 92 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 9 (2017).

(With June Carbone.) Nonmarriage, 76 Md. L. Rev. 55 (2016).

(With Suzanne Brown Walsh and Christina L. Kunz.)  Digital Assets and Fiduciaries, in Research Handbook on Electronic Commerce Law 91 (John A. Rothchild, ed. 2016).

(With Amy Ziettlow.)  Editors’ Introduction:  Honoring Our Parents, 31 J. L. & Religion 115 (2016).

Incomplete Dispositions, 73 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. Online 259 (2016),

(With June Carbone.)  Marriage and the Marital Presumption Post-Obergefell, 84 UMKC L. Rev. 663 (2016).

(With June Carbone and Howard Levine.)  A New Look at Demographics, Family Stability, and Politics, in Perspective on Demographic Change and Public Policy:  The Workforce, the Family, and the Social Contract (Karlyn Gowman & Ruy Teixeira eds., 2016) (ebook).

(With Amy Ziettlow.)  Religion and End-of-Life Decision-Making, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1713.

(With June Carbone) Unequal Terms: Gender, Power, and the Recreation of Hierarchy, 69 Stud. L. Pol. & Soc’y 189 (2016).

The Uncertain Legal Basis for the New Kinship, 36 J. Fam. Issues 501 (2015).

(With June Carbone) Young v. United Parcel Service, Geo. Wash. L. Rev. On the Docket (Mar. 27, 2015),

(With June Carbone) Class, Politics, Gender and the Marriage Divide in the United States, 4 Families, Relationships & Societies 163 (2015).

(With June Carbone) Growing Inequality and Children, 23 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol’y & L. 283 (2015).

(With June Carbone) Introduction: Symposium on Assisted Reproductive Technology and Family Law, 49 Fam. L.Q. 1 (2015).

(With Amy Ziettlow) ‘Making Things Fair': An Empirical Study of How People Approach the Wealth Transmission System, 22 Elder L.J. 325 (2015).

(With Amy Ziettlow) The Honor Commandment: Law, Religion, and the Challenge of Elder Care, 30 J.L. Religion 229 (2015).

(With June Carbone) The Triple System for Regulating Women's Reproduction, 43 J.L. Med. & Ethics 275 (2015).

(With Dina Haynes & Fionnula Ni Aolain.) A Gendered Reading of Security and Security Reform in Post-Conflict Societiesin Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies 193 (Doris Buss et al eds., 2014).

(With Jerome Borison, et. al.) Contemporary Trusts and Estates--An Experiential Approach, 58 St. Louis U. L.J. 727 (2014).

(With Amy Ziettlow) Digital PlanningProbate and Property, May-June 2014, at 22.

Do Tell! The Rights of Donor-Conceived Offspring, 42 Hofstra L. Rev. 1077 (2014).

(With Jennifer Collins) Fully Informed Consent for Prospective Egg Donors, 16 Virtual Mentor 49 (2014).
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Legal Kinship and Connection in U.S. Donor Familiesin Relatedness in Assisted Reproduction: Families, Origins, and Identities 113 (Tabitha Freeman et al. eds., 2014).

Probate Law Meets the Digital Age, 67 Vand. L. Rev. 1697 (2014).

(With Gerry W. Beyer) Digital Planning: The Future of Elder Law, 9 NAELA J. 135 (2013).

(With June Carbone) Is Marriage for Rich Men?, 13 Nev. L.J. 386 (2013).

(With Melinda Dudley) Part I: Planning for a Client's Digital Assets, Elder L. Rep., July-Aug. 2013, at 1.

(With June Carbone) The End of Men or the Rebirth of Class?, 93 B.U. L. Rev. 871 (2013).

(With June Carbone) The Gender/Class Divide: Reproduction, Privilege, and the Workplace, 8 FIU L. Rev. 287 (2013).

(With June Carbone) The Past, Present and Future of the Marital Presumptionin The International Survey of Family Law 387 (Bill Atkin & Fareda Banda eds., 2013).

(With June Carbone) The Triple System of Family Law, 2013 Mich. St. L. Rev. 1185 (2013).

(With June Carbone) Who's the Father?, 93 B.U. L. Rev. Annex 55 (2013).
     Available at

Legal Parent Versus Biological Parent: The Impact of Disclosure, 19 J.L. & Med. 790 (2012).

(With Dina Haynes & Fionnula Ni Aolain) Masculinities and Child Soldiers in Post-Conflict Societiesin Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach 231 (Frank Ruby Cooper & Ann C. McGinley eds., 2012).

(With June Carbone) Red v. Blue Marriagein Marriage at the Crossroads: Law, Policy, and the Brave New World of Twenty-First-Century Families 9 (Marsha Garrison & Elizabeth S. Scott eds., 2012).

The New Kinship, 100 Geo. L.J. 367 (2012).

(With Gerry W. Beyer) When You Pass On, Don't Leave the Passwords Behind: Planning for Digital AssetsProbate & Property, Jan.-Feb. 2012, at 40.

(With Francesca Haynes & Fionnuala Ni Aolain) Gendering Constitutional Design in Post-Conflict Societies, 17 Wm. & Mary J. Women & L. 509 (2011).

(With June Carbone) Marriage, Parentage, and Child Support, 45 Family L.Q 219 (2011).

No Secrets: Openness and Donor-Conceived 'Half-Siblings,' 39 Cap. U. L. Rev. 313 (2011).

(With the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute) Old Lessons for a New World: Applying Adoption Research and Experience to ART, 24 J. Am. Acad. Matrim. Law. 1 (2011).

Postmortem Life On-LineProbate & Property , July-Aug. 2011, at 36.

(With June Carbone) Embryo Fundamentalism, 18 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 1015 (2010).

(With Fionnuala Ni Aolain) Hirsch Lecture: Gender, Masculinities, and Transition in Conflicted Societies, 44 New Eng. L. Rev. 1 (2010).

Protect and Preserve?, (Symposium on Privilege or Punish: Criminal Justice and the Challenge of Family Ties) 13 New Crim. L. Rev. 127 (2010).

(With Dina Haynes & Fionnuala Ni Aolain) Returning Home: Women in Post-Conflict Societies, (Symposium: Applied Feminism and Marginalized Communities) 39 U. Balt. L. Rev. 339 (2010).

Accidental Incest: Drawing the Line--or the Curtain?--for Reproduction Technology, 32 Harv. J.L. & Gender 59 (2009).

(With June Carbone) Behavioral Biology, the Rational Actor Model, and the New Feminist Agenda, in Law and Economics: Toward Social Justice 189 (Dana L. Gold ed., 2009).

(With Sarah Lawsky) Embryo Exchanges and Adoption Tax Credits," 122 Tax Notes 1365 (2009).
     Reprinted in 52 State Tax Notes 927 (2009).

(With June Carbone) Family Classes: Rethinking Contraceptive Choice, 20 U. Fla. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 361 (2009).

Necessary Subjects: The Need for a Mandatory National Donor Gamete Databank, 12 DePaul J. Health Care L.203 (2009).

(With  Catherine J. Ross) Parens Patriae, in The Child: An Encyclopedic Companion (Richard A. Shweder, et. al. eds., 2009).

Placing Children in Context: Parents, Foster Care, and Poverty, in What Is Right for Children: The Competing Paradigms of Religion and Human Rights 145 (Martha Albertson Fineman & Karen Worthington eds., 2009).

(With Anthony Gambino) Towards a Typology of Corporate Responsibility in Different Governance Contexts: What to Do in the Absence of Responsible Country Governance, (Symposium Issue: Global Sourcing and the Global Lawyer) 39 Geo. J. Int’l L. 655 (2008).

(with June Carbone). Deep Purple: Religious Shades of Family Law, (Symposium: The Religion Clauses in the 21st Century.) 110 W. Va. L. Rev. 459 (2007).

Familyin Encyclopedia of Privacy 217 (William G. Staples ed., 2007).

Child Witnessing of Domestic Violencein Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence 3-20 (Nancy Dowd, Dorothy G. Singer & Robin Fretwell Wilson eds., 2006).

(With June Carbone.) Examining the Biological Bases of Family Law: Lessons to be Learned for the Evolutionary Analysis of Law 2 Int’l J.L. Context  277 (2006).

Planning Options for the Daily Care of a Minor in the Event of an Adult's Incapacity or Deathin Tax, Estate, and Lifetime Planning for Minors 125  (Carmina Y. D’Aversa ed.,  2006).

Poor Children: Child 'Witches' and Child Soldiers in Sub-Saharan Africa, 3 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 413 (2006).

State Representation of Children's Interests, 40 Fam. L.Q. 109 (2006).(With Selmi, Michael). 

(With Michael Selmi.) The Class Ceiling. 65 Md. L. Rev. 435 (2006).

Women in Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Dilemmas and Directions, 12 Wm. & Mary J. Women L. 335 (2006).

Beyond Retribution and Impunity: Responding to War Crimes of Sexual Violence, 1 Stan. J. C.R. & C.L. 217 (2005).

(With Anne T. Goldstein.) Roe and Its Global Impact, 6 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 695 (2004).

(With Joan Heifetz Hollinger.) Adoptees' Inheritance Rightsin Families by Law: An Adoption Reader 78 (Naomi R. Cahn & Joan Heifetz Hollinger eds., 2004).

Adoptees, Families, Stepfamilies, and Inheritance, 8 Adoption Q. 57 (2004).

(With Jana Singer.) Adoption, Identity and the Constitution: The Case for Opening Closed Records in Families by Law: An Adoption Reader 153 (Naomi R. Cahn & Joan Heifetz Hollinger eds., 2004).

Corporate Governance Divergence and Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Out Here in the Fields, 33 Stetson L. Rev. 893 (2004).

Family Issue(s)in Families by Law: An Adoption Reader 270 (Naomi R. Cahn & Joan Heifetz Hollinger eds., 2004).

Perfect Substitutes or the Real Thing?in Families by Law: An Adoption Reader 19 (Naomi R. Cahn & Joan Heifetz Hollinger eds., 2004).

(With June Carbone.) The Biological Basis of Commitment: Does One Size Fit All?, 25 Women’s Rts. L. Rep. 223 (2004).

Battered Women, Child Maltreatment, Prison, and Poverty: Issues for Theory and Practice, 11 Am U. J. Gender Soc. Pol’y & L.  355 (2003).

(with Michael Selmi.) Caretaking and the Contradiction of Contemporary Policy, 55 Me. L. Rev. 289 (2003).

Perfect Substitutes or the Real Thing?, 52 Duke L.J. 1077 (2003). 

(With June Carbone.) Which Ties Bind? Redefining the Parent-Child Relationship in an Age of Genetic Certainty, 11 Wm. & Mary Bill Rts. J. 1071 (2003).

Birthing Relationships, 17 Wis. Women’s L.J. 163 (2002).

Faithless Wives and Lazy Husbands: Gender Norms in Nineteenth-Century Divorce Law, 2002 U. Ill. L. Rev. 651 (2002).

Parenthood, Genes, and Gametes: The Family Law and Trusts and Estates Perspectives, 32 U. Mem. L. Rev. 563 (2002).

The Coin of the Realm: Poverty and the Commodification of Gendered Labor, 5 J. Gender Race & Just. 1 (2001).

Children's Interests and Information Disclosure: Who Provided the Egg and Sperm? Or Mommy, Where (and Whom) do I Come From?, 2 Geo. J. Gender L. 1 (2000).

(With Jean C. Murphy.) Collecting Child Support: A History of Federal and State Initiatives, 34 Clearinghouse Rev. 165 (July/Aug. 2000).

Policing Women: Moral Arguments and the Dilemmas of Criminalization, 49 DePaul L. Rev. 817 (2000).

The Power of Caretaking, 12 Yale J.L. & Feminism 177 (2000).

(With Jane Singer.) Adoption, Identity, and the Constitution: The Case for Opening Closed Records, 2 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 150 (1999).

Children's Interests in a Familial Context: Poverty, Foster Care, and Adoption, 60 Ohio St. L.J. 1189 (1999).

Gendered Identities: Women and Household Work, 44 Vill. L. Rev. 525 (1999).

Models of Family Privacy, 67 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1225 (1999).

(With Catherine Ross.) Subsidy for Caretaking in Families: Lessons from Foster Care, 8 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol’y & L. 55 (1999).

(With Robert Tuttle.) Dependency and Delegation: The Ethics of Marital Representation, 22 Seattle U. L. Rev. 97 (Summer 1998).

Reframing Child Custody Decision-Making, 58 Ohio. St. L.J. 1 (1997).

Representing Race outside of Explicitly Racialized Contexts, (Symposium: Representing Race), 95 Mich. L. Rev. 965 (1997).

The Moral Complexities of Family Law, 50 Stan. L. Rev. 225 (1997).

(With Marie Ashe.) Child Abuse: A Problem for Feminist Theoryin Applications of Feminist Legal Theory to Women's Lives: Sex, Violence, Work, and Reproduction 916 (D. Kelly Weisberg ed., 1996).

Pragmatic Questions about Parental Liability Statutes, (Symposium: Juvenile Justice Reform), 1996 Wis. L. Rev. 399 (1996).

(With Helena Mitchie.) Unnatural Births: Cesarean Sections in the Discourse of the 'Natural Childbirth' Movementin Gender and Health: An International Perspective 44 ( Carolyn Sargent & Caroline Brettell eds., 1996).

(With Joan Meier.) Domestic Violence and Feminist Jurisprudence: Toward a New Agenda, 4 B.U. Pub. Int. L.J. 339 (1995).

Forward: Responsible Lawyers (Symposium: Community, Pluralism and Professional Responsibility) 63 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 921 (1995).

Family Issue(s), 61 U. Chi. L. Rev. 325 (Winter 1994).

Family Law, Federalism, and the Federal Courts, 79 Iowa L. Rev. 1073 (1994).

Child Abuse: A Problem for Feminist Theory, (1992 Symposium on New Perspectives on Women and Violence, Part 1), 2 Tex. J. Women & L. 75 (1993).

Inconsistent Stories, 81 Geo. L.J. 2475 (1993).

The Case of the Speluncean Explorers: Contemporary Proceedings (A Response to Lon L. Fuller, 62 Harv. L. Rev. 616 (1949), Panel Discussion), 61 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1754 (1993).

(With Joan Meier.) Double Jeopardy and Enforcement of Civil Protection Orders, 1 Tex. J. Women & L. 269 (1992).

Speaking Differences: The Rules and Relationships of Litigants' Discourses, 90 Mich. L. Rev. 1705 (1992).

Styles of Lawyering, 43 Hastings L.J. 1039 (1992).

The Looseness of Legal Language: The Reasonable Woman Standard in Theory and in Practice, 77 Cornell L. Rev. 1398 (1992).

Civil Images of Battered Women: The Impact of Domestic Violence on Child Custody Decisions, 44 Vand. L. Rev. 1041 (1991).

Defining Feminist Litigation, 14 Harv. Women’s L.J. 1 (1991).

A Preliminary Feminist Critique of Legal Ethics, (Symposium on Gender and Legal Ethics), 4 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 23 (1990).

(with Norman G. Schneider.) The Next Best Thing: Transferred Clients in a Legal Clinic, 36 Cath. U. L. Rev. 367 (1987).

Zoning, Porno, and the First Amendment, 9 Update on Law-Related Educ. 38 (1985).



Book Review, 56 Society 524 (2019) (reviewing Rosanna Hertz and Margaret K. Nelson, Random Families: Genetic Strangers, Sperm Donor Siblings, and the Creation of New Kin (2019)),

(With Jana Singer.)  Divorce American Style, 50 Fam. L. Q. 139 (2016) (reviewing Wendy Paris, Splitopia:  Dispatches from Today’s Good Divorce and How to Part Well (2016)).

(With June Carbone.)  Book review, 65 J. Legal Educ. 242 (2015) (reviewing Joan C. Williams & Rachel Dempsey, What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know (2014)).

Continuity and Caregiving: Comments on Someday All This Will Be Yours, 40 Law & Soc. Inquiry 492 (2015) (reviewing Hendrik Hartog, Someday All This Will Be Yours: A History of Inheritance and Old Age (2012)).

Learning Lessons, 49 Fam. L.Q. 535 (2015) (reviewing Catherine J. Ross, Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights (2015)).

(With June Carbone.) Reality and the Family Courts, J. Am.Acad. Matrim. Law 309 (2015) (reviewing Jane Murphy & Jana Singer, Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution 309 (2015)).

(With June Carbone.) Whither/Wither Alimony?,  93 Tex L. Rev. 925 (2015) (reviewing Cynthia Lee Starnes, The Marriage Buyout: The Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law  (2014)).

(With June Carbone.)  Book review, 48 Fam. L.Q. 211 (2014) (reviewing Herbie DeFonzo & Ruther Stern, Intimate Associations: The Law and Culture of American Families (2013)).

Book review, 67 J. Marriage & Fam. 1348 (2005) (reviewing Michael Mello, Legalizing Gay Marriage (2005)).

Race, Poverty, History, Adoption, and Child Abuse: Connections, 36 Law & Soc’y Rev. 461 (2002) (reviewing Dorothy Roberts, Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare (2002), and E. Wayne ed., Adoption in America: Historical Perspectives (2002)).

Looking at Marriage, 98 Mich. L. Rev. 1766 (2000), (reviewing Milton C. Regan, Jr., Alone Together: Law and the Meanings of Marriage (1999)).

Book review, Stan. L. Rev. 225 (1997) (reviewing Nancy E. Dowd, In Defense of Single Families (1997)).

Book review, 50 Stan. L. Rev. 225 (1997) (reviewing Barbara Dafoe Whitehead,  The Divorce Culture (1997)).

Book review, 61 U. Chi. L. Rev. 325 (1994) (reviewing Elizabeth Bartholet, Family Bonds: Adoption and the Policies of Parenting (1994)).

Book review, 90 Mich. L. Rev. 1705 (1992) (reviewing John M. Conley & William M. O’Barr, Rules versus Relationships (1992)).



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(With Amy Ziettlow.)  Loving Our Elderly Neighbor During the Coronavirus, Inst. Fam. Stud. Blog (Mar. 16, 2020),

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Paying for Invaluable Work, Forbes (July 26, 2019, 07:39PM),

What Should Stay-At-Home Moms Get at Divorce?, Forbes (Apr. 19, 2019, 9:10 PM),

(With Amy Ziettlow.)  The Sandwich Generation on Wheels: Tips for Long-Distance Family Caregivers, Inst. for Fam. Stud. (Feb. 21, 2019),

Small Change? How Our Daily Purchases Can Make a Difference, Forbes (Jan. 17, 2019, 9:03PM),

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Planning Now for Later, Forbes (June 25, 2018, 3:27 PM),

Three Tips to Find Meaning in Your Job, Forbes (May 2, 2018, 8:04AM),

(With June Carbone.)  The Economics of Family Behavior, Inst. for Fam. Stud. Blog (Feb. 8, 2018),

(With June Carbone.)  Updating Red Families vs. Blue Families, Inst. for Fam. Stud. Blog (Dec. 7, 2017),

The Digital Afterlife Is a Mess, Slate (Nov. 29, 2017, 11:46AM),

(With June Carbone.)  A Closer Look at the Jobs with the Highest and Lowest Divorce Rates, Inst. for Fam. Stud. Blog (Oct. 16, 2017),

(With June Carbone.)  The Key to the “Success Sequence,” Blue-Style, Inst. for Fam. Stud. Blog (July 18, 2017),

(With Amy Ziettlow.)  Eating With Meals On Wheels This Mother’s Day, HuffPost (May 4, 2017, 4:04 PM),

(With June Carbone.)  Who is at Risk for a Gray Divorce? It Depends, Instit. for Fam. Stud. Blog (May 1, 2017),

(With Amy Ziettlow.)  Homeward Bound: Lessons on Modern Families and Elder Care, Instit. for Fam. Stud. Blog (Apr. 12, 2017),

(With June Carbone.)  New Research on Unmarried Mothers and Family Formation, Instit. for Fam. Stud. Blog (Apr. 6, 2017),

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Protect Those You Love in Divorce, and Remarriage, Splitopia (Oct. 5, 2016),

Nine to Five Book Symposium, Concurring Opinions (June 11, 2016),

(With June Carbone.) The Marriage Calculusaeon (Apr. 20, 2015),

Why Do You Need a Lawyer, Anyway?Path2Parenthood (Apr. 14, 2015),

(With June Carbone.) Don't Get Married Until You Know Who You're Going to Be When You Grow UpForbes Leadership Forum (May 4, 2015),

(With M. Christian Green & Amy Ziettlow.) Women, Eldercare, and the Honor CommandmentBerkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs (Sept. 8, 2014),

(With June Carbone.) Why We Wrote This Book: June Carbone & Naomi Cahn, Marriage Markets: How Inequality is Remaking the American FamilyHamilton and Griffin on Rights (Dec, 9, 2014).

The New KinshipGender & Society (Apr. 15, 2014, 6:03 PM),

(With June Carbone.) Inequality and MarriageThe Chronicle Review, May 16, 2014, at B15-B16.
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(With June Carbone.) The New Math of the Single MotherPolitico Magazine (Oct. 13, 2014),

Review of The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality in the Practice of Law, by Douglas O. Linder and Nancy Levit, Concurring Opinions (June 18, 2014),

(With June Carbone.) Does Abortion Lead to More Stable Marriages?Slate (Jan. 22. 2013, 2:48PM),

(With June Carbone.) Knot Yet What? How to Build Stronger FamiliesKnot Yet (Apr. 4, 2013),

(With Amy Ziettlow.) Caregiving in a Digital WorldLoud and Clear: A Special Needs Conversation (May 24, 2013),

(With June Carbone.) Assisted Reproduction: When Does a Father Become One? Op-Ed., L.A. Times (Aug. 12, 2013),,0,4796578.story.

(With Wendy Kramer.) Emailing a Sperm Donor: 'You May Want to Sit Down,' N.Y. Times (Dec. 16, 2013, 2:20 PM),

(With June Carbone.) Red Families v. Blue Families Revisited, OUPblog (Sept. 12, 2012, 6:30 AM),

(With Heather Ross.) How to Choose an Infertility AttorneyAmerican Fertility Association (July 6, 2012), Carbone, June.)

(With June Carbone.) State Budget Cuts: The Undeclared War on the Middle ClassNew Deal 2.0: A Project of the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (Nov. 18, 2010, 8:41 AM),

Between Two Mommies (Same-Sex Couples Raising Children Together)Legal Times (Feb. 28, 2005).