Writ Large: Faculty Books


Elizabeth Bartholet Challenges the Child Welfare System

Nobody's Children: Abuse and Neglect, Foster Drift, and the Adoption Alternative

The Bulletin interviews Elizabeth Bartholet about her recent book, which looks at how policies affect children victimized by abuse and neglect.Continue Reading »

Gerald Frug’s Alternative Vision of Urban America

City Making: Building Communities without Building Walls

The Bulletin interviews Professor Gerald Frug about his new book which gives readers a sense of how the incentive system built into local government law has helped generate suburban sprawl.Continue Reading »

Parenting Choices, Professor Martha A. Field and Valerie A. Sanchez

Equal Treatment for People with Mental Retardation: Having and Raising Children

In their new book, excerpted below, Martha A. Field and Valerie A. Sanchez present their views of American legal doctrine and social policies that have influenced and still govern procreation and parenting by persons with retardation. Continue Reading »

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Alumni Notes & Newsmakers


Peter Allan Atkins ’68: A consummate corporate lawyer

Although Peter Allan Atkins ’68 dismisses “star” labels, preferring to be viewed as an all-around corporate lawyer, the Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom partner is nationally acclaimed as a mergers and acquisitions expert.Continue Reading »

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