Students as Legal Scholars: Published Works

Aaron Samsel, Toward a Synthesis: Law as Organizing, 18 CUNY L. Rev. 375 (2015).

Alana Chazan, A Boy of Boise: In Defense of Idaho's Most Famous Toe-Tapper, 11 N.Y. City L. Rev. 441 (2009).

Alana Chazan, Good Vibrations: Liberating Sexuality From The Commercial Regulation Of Sexual Devices, 18 Texas J. Women & L. 263 (Spring 2009).

Alanna Sakovits, Is it Worthless to be “Worth Less”? Ending the Exemption of People with a Disability from the Federal Minimum Wage Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 19 CUNY L. Rev. 165 (2015).

Alexa Woodward, It Takes a Village to Save a Life: A Statewide Model for Indigent Capital Defense, 11 N.Y. City L. Rev. 159 (2007).

Allie Robbins, Captive Audience Meetings: Employer Speech vs. Employee Choice, 36 Ohio N.U. L. Rev. 591 (2010).

Aliya Shain, A Veil of Anonymity: Preserving Anonymous Sperm Donation While Affording Children Access to Donor-Identifying Information, 19 CUNY L. Rev. 313 (2016).

Amanda L. Allen, A Plan C for Plan B: A Feminist Legal Response to the Ways in which Behind-the-Counter Emergency Contraception Fails Women, 11 N.Y. City L. Rev. 401 (2008).

AnnaJames (AJ) Neuman Wipfler, Identity Crisis: The Limitations of Expanding Government Recognition of Gender Identity and the Possibility of Genderless Identity Documents, 39 Harv. J. L. & Gender 491 (2016).    

Andre Ramon Soleil, Stanford and Wilkins: International Law, Due Process, Children and the Death Penalty, 4 N.Y. City L. Rev. 259 (2002).

Andrew Burtless, Limiting a Limitless Defense: A Case for Reviving the State Secrets Protection Act, 44 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1003 (2011).

Anna Boksenbaum, Shedding Your Soul at the Schoolhouse Gate: The Chilling of Student Artistic Speech in the Post-Columbine Era, 8 N.Y. City L. Rev. 123 (2005).

Anthony M. Lise, Bringing Down the Establishment: Faith-based and Community Initiative Funding and Queer Rights, 12 N.Y. City L. Rev. 129 (2008).

Barbara Affeldt, Beach Erosion and Hurricane Protection in the Second Circuit: The Statute of Limitations as a Government Nemesis, 2 N.Y. City L. Rev. 29 (1998).

Belkys Garcia, Reimagining the Right to Commercial Sex: The Impact of Lawrence v. Texas on Prostitution Statutes, 9 N.Y. City L. Rev. 161 (2005).

Bradley A. Parker, Material Support and the First Amendment: Eliminating Terrorist Support by Punishing Those with No Intention to Support Terror?, 13 N.Y. City L. Rev. 291 (2010).

Brett Dolin, One Condo, One Vote: The New York BID Act as a Threat to Equal Protection and Democratic Control, 18 CUNY L. Rev. 93 (2014).

Caitlin Daniel-McCarter, Homophobia Through the First Amendment: A Critique of Fair v. Rumsfeld, 10 N.Y. City L. Rev. 199 (2006).

Carolyn E. Coffey, Battling Gender Orthodoxy: Prohibiting Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity and Expression in the Courts and in the Legislatures, 7 N.Y. City L. Rev. 161 (2004).

Chelsea Breakstone, “I Don’t Really Sleep”: Street-Based Sex Work, Public Housing Rights, and Harm Reduction, 18 CUNY L. Rev. 337 (2015).

Chris R. Copeland, Personae Non Suspect: Sexual Orientation Discrimination Under the Supreme Court's New Anticlassification Regime, 3 Geo. J. L. & Modern Crit. Race Persps. 279 (2011).

Colleen A. Sullivan, Note, Kids, Courts and Queers: Lesbian and Gay Youth in the Juvenile Justice and Foster Care Systems, 6 Tul. J.L. & Sexuality 31 (1996).

Courtney Schusheim, Cruel Distinctions of the I.N.A.'s Material Support Bar, 11 N.Y. City L. Rev. 469 (2008).

Dana Northcraft, A Nation Scared: Children, Sex, and the Denial of Humanity (Book Review of Judith Levine's Harmful to Minors: the Perils of Protecting Children From Sex, 12 Am. U.J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 483 (2004).

Deborah Rubin, Re-Feminizing Mediation Globally, 12 N.Y. City L. Rev. 355 (2009).

Edward J. Rymsza, The Contract with America: The Crystallization of the GOP’s Racial Agenda, 1 N.Y. City L. Rev. 481 (1996).

Eliyahu Federman, Can Religion Encourage Questioning and Rational Inquiry?, 27 Queens College J. of Jewish Studies 2 (2009).

Ellen Ruth Magid, Will There Be a Freeze on Cold Hits? Safeguarding the Constitutionality of DNA Collection Statutes, 8 N.Y. City L. Rev. 185 (2005).

Ellen Sekreta, Sexual Harassment, Misconduct, and the Atmosphere of the Laboratory: The Legal and Professional Challenges Faced by Women Physical Science Researchers at Educational Institutions, 13 Duke J. Gender L. & Pol'y 115 (2006).

Emily White, 'Not our Problem': Construction Trade Unions and Hostile Environment Discrimination, 10 N.Y. City L. Rev 245 (2006).

Erin A. Stanton, Home Team Advantage?: The Taking of Private Property for Sports Stadiums, 9 N.Y. City L. Rev. 93 (2005).

Erin Lloyd, From the Hospital to the Courtroom: A Statutory Proposal for Recognizing and Protecting the Legal Rights of Intersex Children, 12 Cardozo J.L. & Gender 155 (2005).

Geoffrey T. Raicht, Canvassing “Point Outs” and Police Suggestion: A Comment on People v. Dixon, 1 N.Y. City L. Rev. 507 (1996).

Heather Cook, Service Before Self? Evangelicals Flying High at the U.S. Air Force Academy, 36 J. L. & Educ. 1 (2007).

Hollis V. Pfitsch, Homosexuality in Asylum and Constitutional Law: Rhetoric of Acts and Identity, 15 Law & Sex. 59 (2006).

Hollis V. Pfitsch, The Executive's Scapegoat, The Court's Blind Eye? Immigrants' Rights After September 11, 11 Wash. & Lee R.E.A.L.J. 151 (2005).

Jacqueline A. Meese, Expectations of the Exemplar: An Exploration of the Burdens on Public School Teachers in the Absence of Tenure, 19 CUNY L. Rev. 131 (2015).

Janell Smith & Rachel Spector, Environmental Justice, Community Empowerment, and the Role of Lawyers in Post-Katrina New Orleans, 10 N.Y. City L. Rev. 277 (2006).

Jennifer Cook, Shaken From Her Pedestal: A Decade of New York City's Sex Industry Under Siege, 9 N.Y. City L. Rev. 121 (2005).

Jessica Reed, From Pickering to Ceballos: The Demise of The Public Employee Free Speech Doctrine, 11 N.Y. City L. Rev. 95 (2007).

Joseph Frankel, Payne, Victim Impact Statements, and Nearly Two Decades of Devolving Standards of Decency, 12 N.Y. City L. Rev. 87 (2008).

Jonathan Fox Harris, Worker Unity and the Law: A Comparative Analysis of the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Hope for the NLRA's Future, 13 N.Y. City L. Rev. 107 (2009).

Jonathan Stribling-Uss, Imperial Ignition: Ecological Debt, Greenhouse Development Rights and Climate Change, 6 Appalachian Nat. Resources L.J. 85 (2012).

Jota Borgmann, Hunting Expeditions: Perverting Substantive Due Process and Undermining Sexual Privacy in the Pursuit of Moral Trophy Game, 15 UCLA Women's L.J. 171 (2006).

Julia Busetti, DeSilva v. DeSilva: Equitable Distribution, Spousal Abuse, and New York's Debate over Fault Divorce, 92 Women's L.J. 19 (2007).

Julie Mertus & Lisa Davis, Citizenship and Location in a World of Torture, 10 N.Y. City L. Rev 411 (2007).

Justin Haines, Fear of the Queer Marriage: The Nexus of Transsexual Marriages and United States Immigration Law, 9 N.Y. City L. Rev. (2005).

Kara Sheli Wallis, No Access, No Choice: Foster Care Youth, Abortion, and State Removal of Children, 18 CUNY L. Rev. 119 (2014).

Kate Haas, Who Will Make Room for the Intersexed?, 30 Am. J.L. & Med. 41 (2004).

Katerina Semyonova, In the Big House with the Good Book: An Examination of the Constitutionality of Faith-Based Prisons, 8 N.Y. City L. Rev. 209 (2005).

Laura A. Gans, Inverts, Perverts, and Converts: Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy and Liability, 8 B.U. Pub. Int. L.J. 219 (1999).

Laura Negron, Gender and Education in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Possibilities and Limitations of the International Human Rights Framework, E. African J. of Peace & Hum. Rts. (Vol. 13. No. 2) (2007).

Lauren Paulk, What is an ‘Undue Burden’?  The Casey Standard as Applied to Informed Consent Provisions, 20 UCLA Women’s L. J. 71 (2013). 

Lauren B. Paulk, Embryonic Personhood: Implications for Assisted Reproductive Technology in International Human Rights Law, 22 Am. U. J. Gender Soc. Pol'y & L. 781 (2014).

Leslie Sultan, Options for Sustainability of Musicians, 17 Tex. Ent. & Sports L.J. 13 (2008).

Madeline Porta, Not Guilty by Reason of Gender Transgression: The Ethics of Gender Identity Disorder as Criminal Defense and the Case of Pfc. B. Manning, 16 CUNY L. Rev. 319 (2013).

Maria Roumiantseva, Because Parents Owe It to Them: Unaccompanied LGBTQ Youth Enforcing the Parental Duty of Support, 16 CUNY L. Rev. 363 (2013).

Margaret Ellinger-Locke, Food Sovereignty is a Gendered Issue, 18 Buff. Envtl. L.J.157 (2010-2011).

Margaret McIntyre, Sex Panic or False Alarm? The Latest Round in the Feminist Debate Over Pornography, 6 UCLA Women's L.J. 189 (1995).

Mark S. Silver, Rethinking Harm and Pornography: Conflicting Personal and Community Views, 23 Women's Rts. L. Rptr. 171 (2002).

Mary Ross, What Justice Requires: A Case of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, 2 N.Y. City L. Rev. 83 (1998).

Matthew Carmody, Mandatory HIV Partner Notification: Efficacy, Legality, and Notions of Traditional Public Health, 4 Tex. F. on C.L. & C.R. 107 (1999).

Matthew Routh, "Re-Thinking Liberty: Cannabis Prohibition and Substantive Due Process," 26 Kan. J . L. & Public Pol’y (forthcoming)

Megan Stuart, Housing is Harm Reduction: The Case for the Creation of Harm Reduction Based Termination of Tenancy Procedures for the New York City Housing Authority, 13 N.Y. City L. Rev. 73 (2009).

Megan Stuart, Saying, Wearing, Watching, Doing: Equal First Amendment for Coming Out, Having Sex, and Possessing Child Pornography, 11 Fla. Coastal L. Rev. 341-386 (2010).

Michael Scimone, More to Lose Than Your Chains: Realizing the Ideals of the Thirteenth Amendment, 12 N.Y. City L. Rev. 175 (2008).

Muhammad Usman Faridi, Guantanamo Bay: An Introduction to the Symposium Issue, 10 N.Y. City L. Rev. 2 (2008).

Muhammad Usman Faridi, Streamlining Habeas Corpus While Undermining Judicial Review: How 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (D)(1) Violates the Constitution, 19 St. Thomas L. Rev. 361 (2006).

Nasoan Sheftel-Gomes, Your Revolution: The Federal Communications Commission, Obscenity, and the Chilling of Artistic Expression on Radio Airwaves, 24 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 191 (2006).

Natasha Lycia Ora Bannan, Domestic Workers and Their Right to Be Heard: Residential Picketing Makes Visible the Invisible, 4 the crit: Critical Stud. J. 112 (2011).

Nathan Treadwell, Restoring Balance to HMO Coverage Disputes: Fair Procedures and Judicial Review Under ERISA Regulations, 35 Ohio N.U.L. Rev. 331 (2009).

Nicole Bingham, Nevada Sex Trade: A Gamble for the Workers, 10 Yale J.L. & Feminism 69 (1998).

Paula Z. Segal, A More Inclusive Democracy: Challenging Felon Jury Exclusion in New York, 13 N.Y. City L. Rev. 313 (2010).

Philip R. Hsiao, If I Marry a Man in New York, Could I Marry a Woman in Kentucky?: The Problem of the Fundamental Right to (Straight) Marriage, 17 CUNY L. Rev. 263 (2013).

Rachel Haynes, Bisexual Jurisprudence: A Tripolar Approach to Law and Society, 5 Mich. J. Gender & L. 229 (1999).

Rebecca Arian, “If You Want Your Headscarf, You Shouldn’t Be at a Protest”: Combatting Law Enforcement Islamaphobia and Gender Bias Through a Multi-Faceted Approach, 6 J. Gender, Race & Poverty 80 (2014-2015).

Rita J. Verga, An Advocate’s Toolkit: Using Criminal “Theft of Service” Laws to Enforce Worker’s Right to be Paid, 8 N.Y. City L. Rev. 283 (2005).

Robert Hupf, “Step into the Game”: Assessing the Interactive Nature of Virtual Reality Video Games Through the Context of “Terroristic Speech,” 19 Va. J. L. & Technology 602 (2015).

Robert Hupf, Allyship to the Intersex Community on Cosmetic, Non-Consensual Genital "Normalizing" Surgery, 22 Wm. & Mary J. Women & L. 73 (2015)

Sandra Dos Santos, The Tainted Grail of Brazilian Ethanol: Achieving Oil Independence But Who Has Borne the Cost and Paid the Price, 11 N.Y. City L. Rev. 61 (2007).

Sanja Zgonjanin, No Child Left (Behind) Unrecruited, 5 Conn. Pub. Int. L.J. 167 (2006).

Sanja Zgonjanin, Quoting the Bible: The Use of Religious References in Judicial Decision-Making, 9 N.Y. City L. Rev. 31 (2005).

Sanja Zgonjanin, What Does It Take To Be a (Lesbian) Parent? On Intent and Genetics, 16 Hastings Women's L.J. 251 (2005).

Shalini Deo, Where Have All the Lovings Gone?: The Continuing Relevance of the Movement for a Multiracial Category and Racial Classification After Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1, 11 J. Gender Race & Just. 409 (2008).

Shira Galinsky, Returning the Language of Fairness to Equal Protection: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Affirmative Action Jurisprudence in Grutter and Gratz and Beyond, 7 N.Y. City L. Rev. 213 (2004).

Shirley Lin, States of Resistance: The REAL ID Act and the Constitutional Limits upon Federal Deputization of State Agencies in the Regulation of Non-Citizens, 12 N.Y. City L. Rev. 329 (2009).

Sienna Baskin, Deviant Dreams: Extreme Associates and the Case for Porn, 10 N.Y. City L. Rev. 155 (2006).

Silvia X. Liu, When Doing the Right Thing Means Losing Your Job: Reforming the New York Whistleblower Statute, 7 N.Y. City L. Rev. 61 (2004).

Tanya Kessler, "Purgatory Cannot Be Worse Than Hell": The First Amendment Rights of Civilly Committed Sex Offenders, 12 N.Y. City L. Rev. 283 (2009).

Terri Nilliasca, Some Women’s Work: Domestic Work, Class, Race, Heteropatriarchy, and the Limits of Legal Reform, 16 Mich. J. Race & L. 377 (2011).

Thomas J. Power, Fast Food Sweatshops: Franchisors as Employers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 19 CUNY L. Rev. 338 (2016).

Tonya Gonnella Frichner, Flying Eagle Woman, 3 N.Y. City L. Rev. 39 (1998).

Tosh Anderson, Overwork Robs Workers' Health: Interpreting OSHA's General Duty Clause to Prohibit Long Work Hours, 7 N.Y. City L. Rev. 85 (2004).

Victoria Snyder, Romeo and Romeo: Coming Out from Under the Umbrella of Sexual Abuse, 8 Whittier J. Child & Fam. Advoc. 237 (2009).

Willa Payne & Matt Luton, A Relocation of Prisoner Identity, 10 N.Y. City L. Rev. 299 (2006).

Yi-Chen Su & Albert Wai-Kit Chan, Mary Doe's Destiny: How the United States Has Banned Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research in the Absence of a Direct Prohibition, 14 Rich. J. L. & Tech. 12 (2008).

Yi-Chen Su, Too Costly to Defend: Who is Benefited From the U.S. Supreme Court's Recent Holdings Concerning Biotechnology Patent Disputes, 18 Alb. L.J. Sci. & Tech. 53 (2008).

A number of these articles were developed under the supervision of Professor Ruthann Robson, who has taught upper-division seminars in Law and Sexuality, Feminist Legal Theory, First Amendment, and Women and Crime, and has also directed independent studies and advised the law review.