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Mary I. Coombs

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Mary I. Coombs

Mary I. Coombs
J.D. 1978, University of Michigan
M.A. 1970, Library Science, University of Michigan
B.A. in 1965, University of Michigan

Telephone: 305-284-3616   |   Office: G279
E-mail: mcoombs@law.miami.edu
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Henry Friendly: The Judge, the Man, the Book, 91 Tex. L. Rev. 331 (2012).

Ethics and the Law: Is There Common Ground on Informed Consent for Disparities in Hospital Outcomes? (with Housri, Orandt, Pawlik & Koniaris), 155 Annals Intern. Med. 260 (2011)

How Not to Do Medical Malpractice Reform: A Florida Case Study, 18 Health Matrix 373 (2008)

Talk in Honor of Bernard Oxman's The Territorial Temptation (notes for a talk: do not quote or cite)

Schiavo: The Road Not Taken, 61 Univ. Miami L. Rev. 538 (2007)

The Medical Malpractice Myth (book review essay), 27 J. Legal Med. 243 (2006)

Kaunda v. Pres. of the Rep. of S. Africa, 99 Am.J. Int'l L. 681 (2005)

Insiders and Outsiders: What the American Law Institute has Done for Gay and Lesbian Families, 8 Duke J. Gender L. & Pol'y 87 (2001)

Case Note: State v Stepansky, 95 Am. J. Int'l L. 438 (2001)

Transgenderism and Sexual Orientation: More than a Marriage of Convenience? in Relatively Speaking: Proceedings of a Conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Families (Mary Bernstein & Renate Reimann eds. Columbia University Press 2001)[Modified from 3(1) Natl'l J. Sex. Orientation L. (1997)]

Case Note: In re Surrender of Ntakirutimana, 93 Am. J. Int'l L. 171 (2000)

A Brave New Crime-Free World?, in Genetics and Criminality: The State of Science and the Law (Jeffrey R. Botkin, William McMahon and Leslie Francis, eds.) (American Psychological Association 1999)

Title VII and Homosexual Sexual Harassment After Oncale: Was It a Victory? 6 Duke J. Gender L. & Policy 113 (1999)

The Constricted Meaning of "Community" in Community Policing, 72 St. John's L. Rev. 1367 (1998)

Sexual Dis-Orientation: Transgendered People and Same-Sex Marriage, 8 UCLA Women's L. J. 219 (1998)

Case Note, Parretti v United States, 92 Am. J. Int'l L. 91 (1998)

LatCrit Theory and the Post-Identity Era: Transcending the Legacies of Color and Coalescing a Politics of Consciousness, 2 Harv. Latino L. Rev. 457 (1997)

Transgenderism and Sexual Orientation: More than a Marriage of Convenience? 3(1) Natl'l J. Sex. Orientation L. (1997) (http://sunsite.unc.edu/gaylaw/

The Real "Real Anita Hill" or The Making of a Backlash Best-Seller, in Feminism, Law and Media, (Martha Fineman and Martha McCluskey, eds. Oxford U. Press 1997)

Between Women/Between Men: The Significance for Lesbianism of Historical Understandings of Same-(Male) Sex Sexual Activities, 8 Yale J. L. & Humanities 241 (1996)

Interrogating Identity (Book Review), 11 Berkeley Women's L.J. 222 (1996) [This issue was a simultaneous issue of the African-American Law & Policy Report. Excerpted in Katharine Bartlett & Angela Harris, Gender and Law: Theory, Doctine, Commentary (2d ed. 1997)]

Putting Women First (Book Review), 93 Mich. L. Rev. 1686 (1995)

The Case of the Speluncean Explorers: Contemporary Proceedings (co-author), 61 Geo. Wash. L. J. 1755 (1993)

Your Money or Your Life: A Modest Plea for Mandatory Pro Bono, 3 B.U. Pub. Int. L. J. 215 (1993)[excerpted in Richard Abel, Lawyers: A Critical Reader (1997)]

Telling the Victim's Story, 2 Tex. J. Women & L. 163 (1993)

Foreword: Gender & Justice, 46 U. Miami L. Rev. 503 (1992)

Outsider Scholarship: The Law Review Stories, 63 U. Colo. L. Rev. 683 (1992)

Abandoned Women, in At the Boundaries of Law: Feminism and Legal Theory (M. Fineman, ed. Routledge 1990)

Lowering One's Cites: A (Sort of) Review of the University of Chicago Manual of Legal Citation, 76 Va. L. Rev. 1099 (1990)

Non-Sexist Teaching Techniques in Substantive Law Courses, 14 S.I.U.L.Rev. 507 (1990)

Agency and Partnership: Re-assessing the Meaning of Breach of Promise Suits, 2 Yale J. Law & Feminism 1 (1989)

Crime in the Stacks, or A Tale of a Text, 38 J. Leg. Ed. 117 (March/June 1988)

Shared Privacy and the Fourth Amendment, 75 Calif. L. Rev. 1597 (1987)

Note, Juvenile Curfew Ordinances and the Constitution, 76 Mich. L. Rev. 109 (1977)