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Faculty Publications

Deborah Widiss
Associate Professor of Law
  1. Griggs at Midlife, 113 MICHIGAN LAW REVIEW 993 (2015). [HeinOnline]

  2. Making Sausage: What, Why and How to Teach about Legislative Process in a Legislation or Leg-Reg Course, 65 JOURNAL OF LEGAL EDUCATION 96 (2015).
  3. Non-Marital Families and (or After?) Marriage Equality, 42 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 547 (2015). [HeinOnline]

  4. Practical Tips for Interpreting Statutory Overrides, 71 ADVOCATE 18 (Summer 2015). [HeinOnline]
  5. Still Kickin' After All These Years: Sutton and Toyota as Shadow Precedents, 63 DRAKE LAW REVIEW 919 (2015).
  6. Identifying Congressional Overrides Should Not Be This Hard, 92 TEXAS LAW REVIEW SEE ALSO 145 (2014). [SSRN] [Journal Website]

  7. Leveling Up After DOMA, 89 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 43 (2014). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  8. Gilbert Redux: The Interaction of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Amended Americans with Disabilities Act, 46 UC DAVIS LAW REVIEW 961 (2013). [SSRN] Reprinted in WOMEN AND THE LAW: 2013 ed. (Tracy A. Thomas, Ed.). New York: Thomson/Reuters, 2013.

  9. Changing the Marriage Equation, 89 WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 721 (2012). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  10. Divergent Interests: Union Representation of Individual Employment Discrimination Claims, 87 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 421 (2012). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  11. Reconfiguring Sex, Gender, and the Law of Marriage, 50 FAMILY COURT REVIEW 205 (2012).
  12. Undermining Congressional Overrides: The Hydra Problem in Statutory Interpretation, 90 TEXAS LAW REVIEW 859 (2012). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

  13. Equal Access and the Right to Marry (with Nelson Tebbe), 158 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW 1375 (2010). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]
  14. Shadow Precedents and the Separation of Powers: Statutory Interpretation of Congressional Overrides, 84 NOTRE DAME LAW REVIEW 511 (2009). [SSRN] [HeinOnline] Shortened version reprinted in 13 EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS AND EMPLOYEE POLICY JOURNAL 361 (2009).

  15. Civil Rights / Discrimination, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE (Claire Renzetti and Jeffrey Edleson, Eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2008.

  16. Domestic Violence and the Workplace: The Explosion of State Legislation and the Need for a Comprehensive Strategy, 35 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 669 (2008). [SSRN] [HeinOnline] Excerpt reprinted in DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE LAW: THEORY AND PRACTICE (Elizabeth M. Schneider, et. al., Eds.). New York: Foundation Press, 2013.

  17. Advocating for the Employment Rights of Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (with Robin R. Runge), 7 ABA COMMISSION ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE QUARTERLY E-NEWSLETTER (Spring 2007). [PDF]

  18. Exposing Sex Stereotypes in Recent Same-Sex Marriage Jurisprudence (with Elizabeth N. Rosenblatt & Douglas NeJaime), 30 HARVARD JOURNAL OF LAW & GENDER 461 (2007). [SSRN] [HeinOnline] Reprinted in 7 DUKEMINIER AWARDS: BEST SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY LAW REVIEW ARTICLES OF 2007 1 (2008).

  19. Using Federal and State Laws to Promote Secure Housing for Survivors of Domestic Violence (with Emily J. Martin), 6 ABA COMMISSION ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE QUARTERLY E-NEWSLETTER (Winter 2007). [PDF]

  20. Representing Domestic Violence Victims in the Workplace (with Wendy R. Weiser), in LAWYER’S MANUAL ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: REPRESENTING THE VICTIM (Jill Laurie Goodman & Dorchen A. Leidholdt, Eds.). New York: Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, First Department , 2005 (4th ed.), 2007 (5th ed.).

  21. Employment Protection for Domestic Violence Victims (with Wendy R. Weiser), CLEARINGHOUSE REVIEW JOURNAL OF POVERTY LAW AND POLICY 3 (May-June, 2004)

  22. EXTRA CREDIT: A LEGAL GUIDE FOR NONPROFITS OFFERING IN-SCHOOL AND AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS (with Elizabeth Guggenheimer, Eds.) New York: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 2002.

  23. Note, Re-Viewing History: The Use of the Past as Negative Precedent in United States v. Virginia, 108 YALE LAW JOURNAL 237 (1998). [HeinOnline]

  24. Case Note, Uneasy Labeling: Discon, Inc. v. Nynex Corp., 107 YALE LAW JOURNAL 1529 (1998). [HeinOnline]