Kohn, Laurie S.

GW Law Faculty Publications

April 19, 2021

SSRN | Scholarly Commons


Litigating Civil Protection Order Cases: A Practice Manual. Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Law Center/WEAVE, 2011.
     Earlier editions published in 2003, 2005 and 2008 with Deborah Epstein, et al.

D.C. Bar Family Law Training Manual. Washington, D.C. : District of Columbia Bar, 2003. 



#MeToo, Wrongs Against Women, and Restorative Justice, 28 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 561 (2019).

The False Promise of Custody in Domestic Violence Protection Orders, 65 DePaul L. Rev. 1001 (2016).

Money Can't Buy You Love: Valuing Contributions by Nonresidential Fathers, 81 Brook. L. Rev. 53 (2016).

Practitioner Implications, Study Shows Petitioners Pursue a Wide Array of Goals through Protection Orders, at Odds with Experts over Potential of PO’s, 1 Violence Res. Dig. (2015),(commenting on L. B. Cattaneo, J. L. Grossmann, and A.R. Chapman, The Goals of IPV Survivors Receiving Orders of protection: An Application of the Empowerment Process Model, J. Interpersonal Violence (April 27, 2015)).

"Engaging Men as Fathers: The Courts, the Law and Father-Absence in Low-Income Families," 35 Cardozo Law Review 511-565 (2013).
     Available at: http://cardozolawreview.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/KOHN.35.2.pdf.

"What's So Funny about Peace, Love, and Understanding? Restorative Justice as a New Paradigm for Domestic Violence Intervention," 40 Seton Hall Law Review 517-595 (2010).

(With Cattaneo, Lauren Bennett, et al.) "The Victim Informed Prosecution Project: A Quasi-Experimental Test of a Collaborative Model for Cases of Intimate Partner Violence," 15 Violence Against Women 1227 (2009).

"The Criminal Justice System & Domestic Violence: Engaging the Case but Divorcing the Victim," 32 New York University Review of Law & Social Change 191-252 (2008).

(With Liu, Elizabeth, et al.) "Domestic Violence," in District of Columbia Practice Manual. Washington, D.C. : District of Columbia Bar, 1994-.

2006 Update.

"Barriers to Reliable Credibility Assessments: Domestic Violence Victim-Witnesses," 11 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law 733-748 (2003).

"Why Doesn't She Leave? The Collision of the First Amendment and Effective Court Remedies for Victims of Domestic Violence," 29 Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly 1-60 (2001).

"Infecting Attorney-Client Confidentiality: The Ethics of HIV Disclosure," 9 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 547-581 (1996).


Casting Off the Canon: Family Law Reimagined, 3 Child & Fam. L. J. 1 (2015) (reviewing Jill Hasday, Family Law Reimagined (2014)).

Review of Family Law Unfettered, Family Law Reimagined, by Jill Elaine Hasday. 3 Barry Child & Fam. L. J. 1 (2015).


He Says it Didn’t Happen: Rob Porter, Donald Trump, and How We Treat Abuse Allegations, Ms. (Feb. 21, 2018),