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    • Constitutional Constraints on Second Parent Laws 

      Parness, Jeffrey A. (2014)
      American state parentage laws have traditionally required biological or adoptive ties and no more than two parents for any one child at any one time. Biological ties were demonstrated by giving birth or sperm. Adoptive ...
    • Legal Paternity (and Other Parenthood) After Lehr and Michael H. 

      Parness, Jeffrey A.; Townsend, Zachary (2012)
      Actual genetic ties do not always establish, or even help to establish, legal paternity of children born of consensual sex, that is, male parental rights and/or duties as of the time of birth. Paternity status, typically ...
    • Marriage Equality, Parentage (In)Equality 

      Parness, Jeffrey A. (2017)
      Recently, several quite distinguished commentators have asked how, if at all, the U.S. Supreme Court will speak, after its same sex marriage ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, to interstate inequalities involving the federal ...
    • Procreative Sex and Same Sex Parents 

      Parness, Jeffrey A.; Townsend, Zachary (2012)
      New state-sanctioned family units headed by couples in committed relationships are on the rise. They include marriages encompassing same sex couples, civil unions, and domestic partnerships. These new family units can ...