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Faculty Scholarship

Our faculty are prolific scholars whose articles have appeared in leading law journals and whose books have been released by prestigious publishers. These summaries showcase some of our professors’ recent work

Professor Deborah S. Gordon

Affirming the Power of Cherished Possessions in Inheritance Law

Scholarship by Professor Deborah Gordon

Narratives about possessions serve psychological, social and legal purposes and could democratize estate planning.

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Professor Alex Geisinger

Uncovering Hidden Sources of Regulatory Power

Scholarship by Professor Alex Geisinger

Insights about social norms shape a new theory about the capacity of unenforced regulations to influence behavior.

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Bret Asbury

The CRISPR Revolution and Genetic Counseling

Scholarship by Professor Bret Asbury

Breakthroughs that treat or prevent diseases caused by genetic abnormalities pose new questions for genetic counselors.

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David S. Cohen

The Calculation Upon Which Abortion Rights May Hang

Scholarship by Professor David S. Cohen

Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey left a legacy of doubt, based on the size of a fraction.

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Elizabeth Kukura

Shining a Light on Abuse in the Maternity Ward

Scholarship by Professor Elizabeth R. Kukura

Mothers and newborns alike suffer from abuse pregnant women experience in delivery rooms.

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Professor Emily Zimmerman

Making Legal Education Responsive to Student Needs

Scholarship by Professor Emily Zimmerman

Empirical research on grit has uncovered insights that could enhance students’ experience in law school.

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Professor Robert Field

The Affordable Care Act and the Free Market: a Definitive Analysis

Scholarship by Professor Robert I. Field

Improving the U.S. health system requires insights about the public-private partnership upon which it is based.

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