June 5, 2012 10:08 Age: 2 yrs

Fineman is One of Top 10 Authors Most Cited in Family Law

Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Law Martha A. Fineman is among the most-cited authors in the area of family law, says a June 2012 article published in the Michigan Law Review.

Fineman’s article, “Dominant Discourse, Professional Language, and Legal Change in Child Custody Decisionmaking,” was published in Harvard Law Review in 1988 and ranks ninth among the most-cited family law cases, according to the June article “The Most-Cited Law Review Articles Of All Time,” by Fred R. Shapiro and Michelle Pearse. According to HeinOnline, Fineman’s article had been cited 272 times as of November 2011.

The article updates Shapiro’s earlier rankings published in 1985 and 1996.

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Read the article in the Michigan Law Review

Coverage in The Wall Street Journal

Professor Fineman’s profile


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