Intimate Associations: The Law and Culture of American Families (with Ruth C. Stern) (University of Michigan Press, 2013)

Beneath the Fault Line: The Popular and Legal Culture of Divorce in Twentieth-Century America (University Press of Virginia, 1997)


From the Rule of One to Shared Parenting: Custody Presumptions in Law and Policy, 52 Fam. Ct. Rev. 214 (2014)

Closing the Gap: Research, Policy, Practice and Shared Parenting, AFCC Think Tank Final Report (with Marsha Kline Pruett), 52 Fam. Ct. Rev. 152 (2014)

Advancing the Shared Parenting Debate, One Step at a Time: Responses to the Commentaries (with Marsha Kline Pruett), 52 Fam. Ct. Rev. 208 (2014)

Breaking the Mold and Picking Up the Pieces: Rights of Parenthood and Parentage in Nontraditional Families (with Ruth C. Stern), 51 Fam. Ct. Rev. 104 (2013)

How Marriage Became Optional: Cohabitation, Gender, and the Emerging Functional Norms, 8 Rutgers J. L. & Pub. Pol’y 521 (2011)

Hofstra’s Family Law with Skills Course: Implementing FLER (The Family Law Education Reform Project) (with Andrew Schepard), 49 Fam. Ct. Rev. 685 (2011)

The Children of Baby M. (with Ruth C. Stern), 39 Capital U. L. Rev. 345 (2011)

A Vision for Collaborative Practice: The Final Report of the Hofstra Collaborative Law Conference, 38 Hofstra L. Rev. 571 (2010)

The End of the Red Queen's Race: Medical Marijuana in the New Century (with Ruth C. Stern), 27 Quinnipiac L. Rev. 673 (2009)

The Winding Road from Form to Function: A Brief History of Contemporary Marriage(with Ruth C. Stern), 21 J. Am. Acad. Matrim. Law. 1 (2008)

Addicted to Fault: Why Divorce Reform Has Lagged in New York (with Ruth C. Stern), 27 Pace L. Rev. 559 (2007)

Devil in a White Coat: The Temptation of Forensic Evidence in the Age of CSI (with Ruth C. Stern), 41 New England L. Rev. 503 (2007)

The Family Law Education Reform Project: Final Report (with Mary E. O’Connell), 44 Fam. Ct. Rev. 524 (2006)

The Crimes of Crime Labs, 34 Hofstra L. Rev. 1 (2005)

In Praise of Statutes of Limitations in Sex Offense Cases, 41 Houston L. Rev. 1205 (2004)

Unbundling Marriage, 32 Hofstra L. Rev. 31 (2003)

Legislating in the Shadow of Nature, 11 The Good Society84 (No. 3, 2002)

Toward a Unified Field Theory of the Family, 2001 BYU L. Rev. 923

Parental Responsibility for Juvenile Crime, 80 Or. L. Rev. 1 (2001)

Customized Marriage, 75 Ind. L.J. 875 (2000)

Deprived of 'Fatal Liberty': The Rhetoric of Child Saving and the Reality of Juvenile Incarceration, 26 U. Tol. L. Rev. 855 (1995)

No-Fault Marital Dissolution: The Bitter Triumph of Naked Divorce, 31 San Diego L. Rev. 519 (1994)

Coercive Conciliation: Judge Paul W. Alexander and the Movement for Therapeutic Divorce, 25 U. Tol. L. Rev. 535 (1994)

Paradox of Change: The English Background to the California Divorce Revolution, 2 Lin. L. Rev. 31 (1994)

The Feminization of Divorce after World War I, 5 J. Unconventional Hist. 39 (1994)


From Dispute Resolution to Peacemaking: A Review of Collaborative Divorce Handbook: Helping Families without Going to Court by Forrest S. Mosten, 44 Fam. L.Q. 95 (2010)

Divorce, 2 Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States 45 (David S. Tanenhaus, ed., 2008)

Divorce, The Encyclopedia of New York State 463 (Robert Mandel and Peter Eisenstadt, eds., 2005)

Juvenile Justice: Back to the Future?, 42 Fam. Ct. Rev. 673 (2004) (reviewing Gary S. Katzmann, ed., Securing Our Children’s Future: New Approaches to Juvenile Justice and Youth Violence (2002))

Book Review, Peggy Cooper Davis, Neglected Stories: The Constitution and Family Values, 42 Am. J. Legal Hist. 333 (1998)

Who Gets Custody of the Family?, H-Net Book Review Series [] (August 1996) (reviewing Michael Grossberg, A Judgment for Solomon: The D’Hauteville Case and Legal Experience in Antebellum America (1996))


The New Jurisprudence of Parenting: From Sole Custody to Shared Parenting, Family News and Views (Fall 2013)

Joint Custody Laws and Policies in the Fifty States, AFCC eNEWS, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Feb. 2013), available at 

How Marriage Became Optional, Hofstra Law Report 51[] (Spring 2012)

Technology in Academic Success: Creating an Online Learning Community, The Learning Curve, [ ] (Jan. 2011)