Professor Kennedy joins Touro Law Center after 12 years on the faculty at the
University of Tennessee College of Law, where she taught civil procedure, family law,
women and the law, family violence, and business torts. Before starting her career in
legal education, she was a commercial litigator and an Assistant City Solicitor in
Philadelphia, PA. Professor Kennedy has also represented clients in children's
rights cases, worked on death penalty appeals, and was a volunteer member of the
Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department. Her scholarship has been
published in The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Arizona State Law Journal, Missouri
Law Review, The Southern California Review of Law and Women’s Studies, The Journal of
Race, Gender and Class, among other journals. In addition, she has a chapter in the book,
Stepping Forward, Black Women in Africa and the Americas, (Higgs, et al. eds). 

Books

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New York Law of Domestic Violence, Thomson Reuters (2013)

NEW YORK LAW OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, 3rd ed., is a comprehensive 2-volume, 7-chapter, hardbound treatise...

 

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From Collaboration to Consolidation: Developing a More Expansive Model for Responding to Family Violence, 20 Cardozo J. L. & Gender 1 (2013)

Academics and activists have frequently called for increased collaboration and communication between domestic violence and...

 

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"The Good Mother": Mothering, Feminism, and Incarceration, William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law (2012)

As the rates of incarceration continue to rise, women are increasingly subject to draconian criminal...

 

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Children, Parents & The State: The Construction of a New Family Ideology, 26 Berkeley J. Gender, L. & Just. 78 (2011)

More than twenty-five states allow courts to consider parental incarceration or conviction of a crime...

 

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Intertwining of Poverty, Gender, and Race: A Critical Analysis of Welfare News Coverage from 1993-2000, 12 Race, Gender & Class 10 (2005)

Over the years, welfare has become highly intertwined with ideological beliefs involving gender, race, and...

 

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The Feminist Pervasion: How Gender-Based Scholarship Informs Law and Law Teaching (with Ann Bartow, F. Carolyn Graglia, and Joan Macload Hemingway), 15 S. Cal. Rev. L. & Women's Stud. 3 (2005)

This is an edited, annotated transcript of a conference panel discussion on feminism, sex, and...