Recent LGBTQ Law & Policy Research at the School of Law

Criminal Justice

Jordan Blair Woods, “Framing Legislation Banning the ‘Gay and Trans Panic’ Defenses,” 54 U. RICH. L. REV. 833 (2020), .

Jordan Blair Woods, “LGBTQ in the Courtroom: How Sexuality and Gender Identity Impact the Jury System,” Chapter 4, pp. 61-83, in CRIMINAL JURIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY: PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE AND THE LAW (Oxford Univ. Press, C., Najdowski & M. Stevenson eds., 2018).

Jordan Blair Woods, “LGBT Identity and Crime,” 105 CALIF. L. REV. 667 (2017).


Danielle Weatherby, “Contemplating Masterpiece Cakeshop” 74 WASH. & LEE L. REV. ONLINE 86 (2017) (co-authored with Terri Day).

Danielle Weatherby, “LGBT Rights and the Mini RFRA: A Return to Separate But Equal,” 65 DEPAUL L. REV. 1015 (2016) (co-authored with Terri Day).

Danielle Weatherby, “The Case for LGBT Equality: Reviving the Political Process Doctrine and Repurposing the Dormant Commerce Clause,” 81 BROOK. L. REV. 1015 (2016) (co-authored with Terri Day).


Danielle Weatherby, “From Jack to Jill: Gender Expression as Protected Speech in the Modern Schoolhouse,” 39 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 89 (2015).


Danielle Weatherby, “Commentary on Hively v. Ivey Tech. Community College,” in FEMINIST JUDGMENTS: EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION OPINIONS REWRITTEN (Cambridge University Press 2020).

Families and Child Welfare

Jordan Blair Woods, “Religious Exemptions and LGBTQ Child Welfare,” 103 MINN. L. REV. 2343 (2019).

Jordan Blair Woods, “Unaccompanied Youth and Private-Public Order Failures,” 103 IOWA L. REV. 1639 (2018).

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