Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Review of "Gendered Law in American History"

Professors’ Richard Chused and Wendy Williams book, Gendered Law in American History, has been identified by Janet Halley as one of the best works of recent scholarship relating to Family Law, in a review published in Jotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots):

But for those of us who are not legal historians, answering that question is very hard work. There are plenty of classics to turn to, from Michael Grossberg’s Governing the Hearth to Hendrik Hartog’s Some Day All This Will Be Yours.  But a new resource offers a comprehensive, elegantly curated collection of primary documents that shed light on a range of the most important themes: Gendered Law in American History by Richard Chused and Wendy Williams. This rich resource—more than 1200 pages—is ideal summer reading for family law enthusiasts!

Read the review here.

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