Goldfarb, Phyllis

GW Law Faculty Publications

March 22, 2018

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Arriving Where We’ve Been: Death’s Indignity and the Eighth Amendment, 102 Iowa L. Rev. 386 (2018),

Equality Writ Large, 17 Nev. L.J. 565 (2017).

(With Kimberly Holst.)  Bradwell v. Illinois, 83 U.S. 130 (1873), in Feminist Judgments:  Rewritten Opinion of the United States Supreme Court, at 55 (Kathryn M. Stanchi, et al., 2016).

Foster v. Chatman:  E-Racing the White Jury’s Constitutional Veneer, Geo. Wash. L. Rev.:  On the Docket (Oct. Term 2015) (May 27, 2016),

Matters of Strata:  Race, Gender, and Class Structures in Capital Cases, 73 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1395 (2016).

Demography and Democracy, 17 Berkeley J. Afr.-Am. L. & Pol’y 48 (2015).

"Race, Exceptionalism, and the American Death Penalty: A Tragedy in Many Acts," 48 New England Law Review 691-709 (2014).

"Back to the Future of Clinical Legal Education," 32 Boston College Journal of Law & Social Justice 279-308 (2012).

(With Maranville, Deborah, et al.) "Re-vision Quest: A Law School Guide to Designing Experiential Courses Involving Real Lawyering," 56 New York Law School Law Review 517 (2012).

"Teaching Metaphors," 20 Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 39-50 (2010).

"Cause Lawyering," in The New Oxford Companion to Law. Edited by Peter Cane and Joanne Conaghan. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.

"Rape," in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. 2nd ed. Edited by William A Darity. Detroit : Macmillan Reference USA, 2008.

"Pedagogy of the Suppressed: A Class on Race and the Death Penalty," 31 New York University Review of Law and Social Change 547-562 (2007).

"So Near and Yet So Far: Dreams of Collaboration Between Clinical and Legal Writing Programs," 4 Journal of the Association of Legal Writing Directors 35-44 (2007).

"Intimacy and Injury: Legal Interventions for Battered Women," in The Handbook of Women, Psychology, and the Law, p. 212-264. Edited by Andrea Barnes. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2005.

"Summers of Our Discontent." 11 Cardozo Women's Law Journal 569-576 (2005).

"Picking Up the Law." 57 University of Miami Law Review 973-987 (2003).
     Also published as "Escogiendo la ley," Academia: Revista sobre ensenanza del Derecho (2008).

"Counting the Drug War's Female Casualties." 6 Journal of Gender, Race and Justice 277-296 (2002).

"Driving Under the Influence." Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, edited by David Levinson. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2002.

"Rape." Dictionary of American History, 3rd ed. Edited by Stanley I. Kutler. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002.

"Describing Without Circumscribing: Questioning the Construction of Gender in the Discourse of Intimate Violence." 64 George Washington Law Review 582-631 (March 1996).

"Interviewing the Client." Chapter 1 in Criminal Practice Handbook, edited by Steven Hrones and Catherine C. Czar. Charlottesville : Michie, 1995.

"Switching Hats: The Ex-Prosecutor as Defense Counsel." Chapter 18 of Ethical Problems Facing the Criminal Defense Lawyer, edited by Rodney J. Uphoff.  [Washington, D.C.]: Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association, 1995.

"A Clinic Runs Through It." 1 Clinical Law Review 65-91 (1994).

"Beyond Cut Flowers: Developing a Clinical Perspective on Critical Legal Theory." 43 Hastings Law Journal 717-747 (1992).

"From the Worlds of 'Others': Minority and Feminist Responses to Critical Legal Studies." 26 New England Law Review 683-710 (1992).

"A Theory-Practice Spiral: the Ethics of Feminism and Clinical Education." 75 Minnesota Law Review 1599-1699 (1991).
     Excerpted in Heights of Justice: Discourse from Boston College Law School, edited by Lawrence A. Cunningham. Durham : Carolina Academic Press, 2006.
     Excerpted in Lawyer's Ethics and the Pursuit of Social Justice: A Critical Reader, edited by Susan D. Carle. New York : New York University Press, 2005.
     Excepted in Social Justice, Professionals, Communities, and Law, edited by Martha R. Mahoney, et. al. St. Paul: Thomson West, 2003.
     Excerpted in Clinical Anthology: Readings for Live-Client Clinics, edited by Alex J. Hurder, et. al. Cincinnati : Anderson Publishing, 1997.
     Excerpted in Lawyers and Fundamental Moral Responsibility, by Daniel R. Coquilette. Cincinnati : Anderson Publishing, 1995.

"Privileges in Matrimonial and Family Law Cases." Chapter 24 in Family Law Litigation Guide, edited by Lawrence P. Hampton. New York: Matthew Bender, 1991.

(with Amabile, Teresa and Shereen Brackfield). "Social Influences on Creativity: Evaluation, Coaction and Surveillance." 3 Creativity Research Journal 6-21 (1990).

"Speedy Trial Rights and Related Issues." Chapter 23 of Massachusetts Criminal Defense, edited by Eric D Blumenson; Salem, N.H. : Butterworth's Publishing, 1990.

"When Judges Abandon Analogy: The Problem of Delay in Commencing Criminal Prosecutions." 31 William & Mary Law Review 607-680 (1990).
     Reprinted in Criminal Practice Law Review; New York : Matthew Bender, 1990.
     Cited in "Worth Reading," column of The National Law Journal, page 30 (July 16, 1990).


"From Lynch to the Killing State." Review of Race and the Death Penalty in America, by Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., and Austin Sarat. 27 Law & History Review 681-683 (2009).

"Hallow the Gallows: Religion,Culture, and Death Sentences." Review of 'The Penalty is Death': U.S. Newspaper Coverage of Women's Executions, by Marlin Shipman. Law and History Review (2005)

"The Power of the Particular." Review of In the Interest of Children: Advocacy, Law Reform and Public Policy, by Robert H. Mnookin, et. al. 74 Georgetown Law Journal 233-255 (1985).



"Notes from the Clinical Dean," Clinical Perspectives (2009).

"Abolition's Abbot," 15 Boston College Law School Magazine 18-19 (Spring/Summer 2007).

"The Power of Last Words." 13 Boston College Law School Magazine 27 (Spring/Summer 2005).

"Another Reason to Support a Moratorium on the Death Penalty," Boston College Chronicle (October 2002).

"Murder Victims' Families Turn from Revenge to Reconciliation," Boston Herald (June 9, 2001).

"Recycling Retaliation," 9 Boston College Law School Magazine 3 (Spring 2001).

"Gender and the Death Penalty in America," Catalogue of Papers, International Bar Association Conference. New Delhi, India, 1997.

"Interpreting Women's Silence," The Boston Globe, page 19 (November 2, 1991).