Lessons in Censorship: How Schools and Courts Subvert Students' First Amendment Rights. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2015. 

(With Douglas E. Abrams, Naomi R. Cahn, & David D. Meyer.) Contemporary Family Law. 3rd ed. St. Paul: Thomson West, 2012. 

Includes Teachers' Manual.

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Second edition published in 2009.

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"Taming the Wild West: Online Excesses, Reactions and Overreactions," 51 Tulsa Law Review 267-280 (2016).

"Fundamentalist Challenges to Core Democratic Values: Exit and Homeschooling," 18 William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 991-1014 (2010)

"A Stable Paradigm: Revisiting Capacity, Vulnerability and the Rights Claims of Adolescents after Roper v. Simmons," in Law, Mind and Brain, p. 183-198. Edited by Michael Freeman and Oliver R. Goodenough. Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2009.

"Accommodating Children's Religious Expression in Public Schools: A Comparative Analysis of the Veil and Other Symbols in Western Democracies," in What Is Right for Children: The Competing Paradigms of Religion and Human Rights, p. 283-310. Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman and Karen Worthington. Farnham : Ashgate, 2009.

"Foster and Kinship Care: Legal and Public-Policy Perspectives," in The Child: An Encyclopedic Companion. Edited by Richard A. Shweder, et. al. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.

(With Cahn, Naomi.) "Parens Patriae," in The Child: An Encyclopedic Companion. Edited by Richard Shweder, et. al. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.

"Perennial Outsiders: The Educational Experience of Turkish Youth in Germany," (Conference: Turkey: At the Crossroads of Secular West and Traditional East) 24 American University International Law Review 685-710 (2009).

"Legal Constraints on Child-Saving: The Strange Case of the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints at Yearning for Zion Ranch: Wells Conference on Adoption Law," 37 Capitol University Law Review 361-410 (2008)

""Foster Children Awaiting Adoption Under the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997,"" 9 Adoption Quarterly 121-131 (2006).

"A Place at the Table: Creating Presence and Voice for Teenagers in Dependency Proceedings." 6 Nevada Law Journal 1362-1373 (2006).

"Choosing a Text for the Family Law Curriculum of the Twenty-First Century." 44 Family Court Review 584-589 (2006).

"Constitutional Obstacles to Regulating Violence in the Media." in Handbook of Children, Culture, and Violence 291-310, edited by Nancy Dowd, Dorothy G. Singer, & Robin Fretwell Wilson. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006.

"A Delicate Task: Balancing the Rights of Children and Mothers in Parental Termination Proceedings." in 33 Studies in Law, Politics and Society, edited by Austin Sarat & Patricia Ewick. London: Elsevier Press, 2004.

"Society's Children: The Care of Indigent Youngsters in New York City, 1875-1903." in Families by Law: An Adoption Reader 11-18 , edited by Naomi R. Cahn & Joan Hollinger. New York: New York University Press, 2004.

"The Tyranny of Time: Vulnerable Children, 'Bad' Mothers, and Statutory Deadlines in Parental Termination Proceedings." 11 Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law 176-228 (2004).

"Implementing Constitutional Rights for Juveniles: The Parent-Child Privilege in Context." 14 Stanford Law and Policy Review 85-120 (2003).

"Including Lawyers in the Mix: The Role of Law, Lawyers, and Legal Training in Child Advocacy." in 4 Handbook of Applied Developmental Science: Promoting Positive Child, Adolescent, and Family Development through Research, Policies, and Programs 353-370, edited by Richard M. Lerner, Francine Jacobs & Donald Wertlieb. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2003.

"The Parent-Child Privilege in Context." 21 QLR 1139-1143 (2003).

"Anything Goes: Examining the State's Interest in Protecting Children from Controversial Speech." 53 Vanderbilt Law Review 427-524 (2000).

(with Adreienne Davis, Marion Crain, Bonnie Thornton Dill, Nancy Dowd, and Joan Williams). "Panel Two: Who's Minding the Baby?" 49 American University Law Review 901-942 (2002).

"An Emerging Right for Mature Minors to Receive Information." 2 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 223-275 (1999).

"Families without Paradigms: Child Poverty and Out-of-Home Placement in Historical Perspective." 60 Ohio State Law Journal 1249-1293 (1999).

(with Cahn, Naomi). "Subsidy for Caretaking in Families: Lessons from Foster Care." 8 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy and the Law 55-71 (1999).

"Unified Family Courts: Good Sense, Good Justice." 35 Trial 30 (January 1999).

"The Failure of Fragmentation: The Promise of a System of Unified Family Courts." 32 Family Law Quarterly 3-30 (1998).

"Sex, Violence, Children and the Media: Legal, Historical and Empirical Perspectives. Transcript of Comments at AALS Annual Meeting. Mass Communications Program." Commonlaw Conspectus (January 6, 1997).

"From Vulnerability to Voice: Appointing Counsel for Children in Civil Litigation." 64 Fordham Law Review 1571-1620 (1996).

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"Disposition in a Discretionary Regime: Punishment and Rehabilitation in the Juvenile Justice System." (Symposium - Struggling for a Future: Juvenile Violence, Juvenile Justice). 36 Boston College Law Review 1037-1059 (1995).

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Available in English, French and Spanish.

"Early Skirmishes with Poverty: The Historical Roots of Head Start." in Project Head Start: A Legacy of the War on Poverty, edited by Edward Zigler and Jeanette Valentine. New York: The Free Press, 1979.

(with Valentine, Jeanette and Edward Zigler). "Epilogue." in Project Head Start: A Legacy of the War on Poverty, edited by Edward Zigler and Jeanette Valentine. New York: The Free Press, 1979.

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Reprinted in Marriage and Family: A Critical Analysis and Proposals for Change, edited by Carolyn C. Perrucci and Dena B. Targ. New York: David McKay Co., 1974.


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