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Melanie B. Jacobs

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Law Review Articles

Intentional Parenthood's Influence: If Procreative Autonomy Includes the Right not to Parent, Then Should Federal Paternity Establishment Policy Be Changed? 20 Amer. U. J. of Gender, Social Policy, & the Law 489 (2012).

Overcoming the Marital Presumption, 50 Fam. Ct. Rev. 289 (2012).

More Parents, More Money: Reflections on the Financial Implications of Multiple Parentage, 16 Cardozo Journal of Law & Gender 101 (2010).

Why Just Two?: Disaggregating Traditional Parental Rights and Responsibilities to Recognize Multiple Parents, 9 Journal of Law & Family Studies 309 (2007) (symposium).

Procreation through ART: Why the Adoption Process Should Not Apply, 35 Cap. U. L. Rev. 399 (2006) (symposium)

My Two Dads: Disaggregating Biological and Social Paternity, 38 Arizona State Law Journal 809 (2006)

Applying Intent-Based Parentage Principles to Nonlegal Lesbian Coparents, 25 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 433 (Symposium 2005)

When Daddy Doesn’t Want to be Daddy Anymore: An Argument Against Paternity Fraud Claims, 16 Yale J. L. & Feminism 193 (2004)

Micah Has One Mommy and One Legal Stranger: Adjudicating Maternity for Non-Biological Lesbian Coparents, 50 Buffalo Law Review 341 (2002)

Additional Publications

The Case Against Paternity Fraud Laws, Amicus, Winter 2003-04

Book Review, 8 Boston University Public Interest Law Journal 579 (1999) (reviewing Timothy C. Shiell, Campus Hate Speech on Trial (1998))

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