Laura T. Kessler

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Professor of Law

383 South University St.

Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730

United States

http://faculty.utah.edu/u0294453-LAURA_T_KESSLER/hm/index.hml

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Attachment Gap: Employment Discrimination Law, Women's Cultural Caregiving, and the Limits of Economic and Liberal Legal Theory

Number of pages: 98 Posted: 01 Oct 2001
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 472 (72,967)
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employment discrimination, Title VII, sex discrimination

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Keeping Discrimination Theory Front and Center in the Discourse Over Work and Family Conflict

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 313, 2007, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 06-06
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Jan 2007
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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employment discrimination, sex discrimination, gender bias, Title VII, feminist theory, feminist legal theory, work/family conflict, structural discrimination, unconscious discrimination, discrimination, new institutionalism, cognitive bias, family leave, human capital theory

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Transgressive Caregiving

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2005, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 05-07
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 27 May 2005
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Family law, discrimination law, feminist legal theory, queer theory, critical race theory, same-sex marriage, welfare, child custody, adoption, intimacy, sexuality, critical legal studies, civil rights, domestic relations, same sex marriage, welfare, sex discrimination, women's rights,

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'A Sordid Case': Stump v. Sparkman, Judicial Immunity, and the Other Side of Reproductive Rights

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 74, 74 Maryland Law Review 833 (2015)
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 31 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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reproductive rights, civil rights, constitutional law, feminist jurisprudence, legal feminism, legal history, health law, remedies, legal ethics, sterilization, judicial immunity, judges, federal courts, gender, race, discrimination, sex, family law, economic inequality, socioeconomic inequality

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Employment Discrimination and the Domino Effect

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 44, 2017, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 261
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 17 May 2018 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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employment discrimination, Title VII, disparate treatment, disparate impact, systemic disparate treatment, sexual harassment, sex discrimination, labor, work, family leave, pregnancy discrimination, FMLA, law, race discrimination, equal employment, labor, bias, stereotype, animus, inequality, gender

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Paid Family Leave in American Law Schools: Findings and Open Questions

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 83, p. 661, 2006, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 05-37
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Apr 2006
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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FMLA, Family and Medical Leave Act, employment discrimination, legal education, family leave, pregnancy leave, pregnancy discrimination, PDA, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Title VII, parental leave, law schools, women, work, benefits, law and society, new institutionalism, neoinstitutionalism

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Feminism for Everyone

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 679, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2013
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Gender, Economic Inequality, Discrimination, Family, Employment, Class, Work-Family Conflict

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Getting Class

U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 08-24, Buffalo Law Review Vol. 56, No. 4
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2018
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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economics, inequality, class, gender, race, queer theory, structuralism, discrimination, sexual harassment, family law, equality

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Community Parenting

Journal of Law & Policy, Vol. 24, p. 47, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2009
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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family, custody, feminism, feminist legal theory, de facto parents, race, welfare, queer theory, grandparents, sexuality

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Is There Agency in Dependency? Expanding the Feminist Justifications for Restructuring Wage Work

FEMINISM CONFRONTS HOMO ECONOMICUS: GENDER, LAW, AND SOCIETY 467, Martha Fineman, Terrance Dougherty, eds., Cornell University Press, 2005 , University of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 05-20
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Nov 2005
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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employment discrimination, feminist legal theory, law and economics, rational choice theory, sex discrimination, Title VII, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Family and Medical Leave Act

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Family Law by the Numbers: The Story That Casebooks Tell

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 62, No. 4, 2020, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2020
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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family law, legal history, legal education, critical legal theory, feminist legal theory, marriage, divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, alimony, marital property, LGBTQ, assisted reproduction, sex discrimination, constitutional law, gay rights, legal profession

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Reynolds v. United States, Rewritten

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 339
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2019
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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First Amendment, Polygamy, Family Law, Constitutional Law, Marriage, Women's Rights

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‘Stumped,’ by Debora Threedy: A Legal and Historical Context

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 81, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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reproductive justice, law, culture, and the humanities

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Brief of Amici Curiae Family Law Professors in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees and Affirmance in Kitchen v. Herbert

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 10 May 2018
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of California, Davis - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley Law School
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marriage, right to marry, lesbian, gay, equal protection, rational basis, procreation, children, biology, family, children, irrational, animus, Utah

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New Frontiers in Family Law

Kessler, Laura. "New Frontiers in Family Law." Transcending the Boundaries of Law: Generations of Feminism and Legal Theory, edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Routledge, 2011, pp. 226-242.
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Sep 2018
Laura T. Kessler
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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family law, feminist legal theory, queer theory, academic disciplines, epistemology, legal education

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Sexual Harassment is Not a Crime: Aligning the Uniform Code of Military Justice with Title VII

6 U. Pa. J. L. & Pub. Aff. 413 (2021), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 438
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2021
Laura T. Kessler and Sagen Gearhart
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and J.D., University of Utah
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Addressing Sexual Misconduct in the United States Military: An Organizational Approach

Temple Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 2, 2022
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 04 May 2021
Laura T. Kessler and Sagen Gearhart
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and J.D., University of Utah
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military, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, constitutional law, UCMJ, gender, sex, diversity, organizations, discrimination, law, equality

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Pharmacist-Prescribed Hormonal Contraception: A Review of the Current Landscape

Journal of the American Pharmacists Association 1-9 (2019) (Forthcoming) , University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 343
Posted: 13 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2019
Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Department of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, University of Utah
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contraception, contraceptives, reproductive rights, family law, abortion, women, conscience clause, religious freedom, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, RFRA, pregnancy, unintended pregnancy, health law, Roe v. Wade