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Prof. Pamela Laufer-Ukeles

 

 

 
E-mail pamelal@mishpat.ac.il

 

Education

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL J.D. 2001  
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, COLUMBIA COLLEGE Philosophy and Economics   
Major: MBA New-York University
Honors:

Departmental Honors from the Department of Philosophy for Senior Thesis  Dean’s List (all semesters)

Academic Degree

Fall 2014-Present

Professor of Law  SHAAREI MISHPAT FACULTY OF LAW (ACADEMIC CENTER OF LAW & SCEINCE) ,

Courses:  Torts I & Torts II, Torts Lab, Family Law, Alternate Dispute Resolution & Negotiation, Legal and Ethical Dilemmas of Parenthood, Family Law Capstone
   

Fall 2006 - Present

Professor of Law  UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON SCHOOL OF LAW
Courses :

Torts I & Torts II, Torts Lab, Family Law, Alternate Dispute Resolution & Negotiation, Legal and Ethical Dilemmas of Parenthood, Family Law Capstone.    

   

Fall 2014-Present

Visiting Professor of Law  BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF LAW

Courses :

Medical Ethics and the Law, Reproduction and the Law Seminar

   
Winter 2013-Present

Affiliated Overseas Law Faculty  Academic Center of Law & Business in RamAT GAN

Courses :

Global Family Law, Advanced Topics in Reproduction and the Law

   
Fall 2009-2010

Visiting Overseas Professor  The InterDisciplinary Center in Herzliya

   
   

AREAS OF RESEARCH :

Family Law, Reproductive Rights, Children’s Rights, Bioethics, Torts, Assisted Reproductive Technologies & Adoption, Parent-Child Relationships, Jewish Law.

 

PUBLICATIONS

A . BOOK CHAPTERS:

  • Muller v. Oregon, in U.S. Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Opinions of the United States Supreme Court (Cambridge University Press 2016) (edited by Bridget Crawford, Linda Berger and Kathryn Stanchi).

  • Multiplying Motherhood: Gestational Surrogate Motherhood and Jewish Law , in Mishpacha: Jewish Family Law in Tradition and in Transition (Purdue University Press 2016) (edited by Leonard J. Greenspoon). 

B.  ARTICLES :

  •   The Relational Rights of Children , 48 Connecticut Law Review 741 (2016).
  • Family Formation and the Home , 104 Kentucky Law Journal 449 (2016) (with Shelly Kreiczer-Levy).
  • Mothering for Money: Regulating Commercial Intimacy , 88 Indiana Law Journal 1223 (2014) (excerpts reprinted in Joseph Singer, Property Law: Rules, Policies and Practices (Aspen 6 th ed., 2014)).
  • The Case against Separating the Care from the Caregiver: Reunifying Caregiver Rights and Children’s Rights , 15 Nevada Law Journal 236 (2014).
  • The Lost Children:  When the Right to Children Conflicts with the Rights of Children , Journal of Law and Ethics of Human Rights (forthcoming, 2014) (2014 Intergenerational Justice Conference Symposium Edition).
  • Between Function and Form: Towards a Differentiated Model of Functional Parenthood , 20 George Mason Law Review 419 (2013) (co-authored with Ayelet Blecher-Prigat).
  •    Cross-Dressers with Benefits: The Role of Female Combat Soldiers in the U.S. and Israel , 41 University of Baltimore Law Review 321 (2012) (Center for Applied Feminism 2011 Annual Conference Symposium Edition). 
  • Custody through the Eyes of the Child, Introduction to the 2011 Gilvary Symposium, 36 University of Dayton Law Review 299 (2012) (Symposium Edition).
  • Reproductive Choices and Informed Consent: Fetal Interests, Women’s Identity and Relational Autonomy , 37 American Journal of Law and Medicine 567 (2011) (peer review).
  • ·   Reconstructing Fault: The Case for Spousal Torts , 79 Cincinnati Law Review 207 (2010).
  •     Leadership in Her Own Image: Valuing Women's Different Lives, 30 Hamline Journal of Public Law
  • & Policy 493 (2009) (Symposium Issue; Article Presented at the AALS 2009 Annual Meeting, Peer Selected). 
  • Money, Caregiving and Kinship: Should Paid Caregivers Be Able to Obtain De Facto Parental Status ? , 74 Missouri Law Review 25 (2009).
  • Selective Recognition of Gender Difference in the Law: Revaluing the Caretaker Role , 31 Harvard Journal of Law & Gender 1 (2008) (lead article) ( reprinted in Women and the Law (West 2009)) .
  • Approaching Surrogate Motherhood: Reconsidering Difference , 26 Vermont Law Review 407 (2002).
  • Gestation: Work for Hire or the Essence of Motherhood? A Comparative Legal Analysis , 9 Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy 91 (2002).
  • Note, State Tax on Health Care Facilities is Held to Supersede the Tax Preemption Clause of ERISA , Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (1998).