Below are article written by Academics that discuss federal jurisdiction and the domestic relations exception. Click on the title of the report to view and download a copy.
- Karla Doe. Let’s Not Throw Out the Baby with the Bathwater: A Uniform Approach to the Domestic Relations Exception. 67 Emory L.J. 1077 (2018).
- Joseph Carroll, Family Law Is Not “Civil”: The Faulty Foundation Of The Domestic Relations Exception To Federal Jurisdiction. Dickinson School of Law, Penn. St. U. American Bar Association. (2017)
- James Pfander and Emily K. Damrau, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. A Non-Contentious Account of Article III’s Domestic Relation Exception. 92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 117 (2016).
- Bradley G. Silverman, Federal Questions and the Domestic-Relations Exception. 125 Yale L.J. 1364 (2016).
- Steven G. Calabresi & Genna L. Sinel, The Same-Sex Marriage Cases and Federal Jurisdiction: On Third-Party Standing and Why the Domestic Relations Exception to Federal Jurisdiction Should Be Overruled. 70 Miami L. Rev. 708 (2016).
- Mark Strasser, Congress, Federal Courts, and Domestic Relations Exceptionalism. 12 Pub. Int. L.J. 193 (2013).
- Courtney G. Joslin, Windsor, Federalism, and Family Equality, 113 L. Rev. Sidebar 156 (2013).
- Travis Grant, The Domestic Relations Exception to Diversity Jurisdiction: Spousal Support Enforcement in the Federal Courts. 20 San Diego J. Contemp. Legal Issues 51 (2012).
- Meredith Johnson Harbach, Is the Family a Federal Question? 66 & Lee L. Rev. 131, 149-52 (2009).
- Emily Sack, The Domestic Relations Exception, Domestic Violence, and Equal Access to Federal Courts. 84 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1441, 1455-56, 1461-66 (2006).
- Kristin A. Collins, Federalism’s Fallacy: The Early Tradition of Federal Family Law and the Invention of States’ Rights. 26 Cardozo L. Rev. 1761, 1767 (2005).
- Lynn D. Wardle, Tyranny, Federalism, and the Federal Marriage Amendment. 17 Yale J.L. & Feminism 221 (2005).
- Jill Elaine Hasday, Federalism and the Family Reconstructed. 45 UCLA L. Rev. 1297, 1322-23 (1998).
- Michael Ashely Stein, The Domestic Relations Exception to Federal Jurisdiction: Rethinking an Unsettled Federal Courts Doctrine. 36 C. L. Rev. 669 (1995).
- Naomi R. Cahn, Family Law, Federalism, and the Federal Courts. 79 Iowa L. Rev. 1073 (1994).
- Thomas Dobbs, The Domestic Relations Exception is Narrowed after Ankenbrandt V. Richards. 28 Wake Forest L. Rev. 1137 (1993).
- Maryellen Murphy, Domestic Relations Exception to Diversity Jurisdiction: Ankenbrandt v. Richards. 28 New Eng. L. Rev. 577 (1993).
- Judith Resnik, “Naturally” Without Gender: Women, Jurisdiction, and the Federal Courts. 66 Y.U. L. Rev. 1682, 1682, 1739-50 (1991).
- Mark Stephen Poker, A Proposal for the Abolition of the Domestic Relations Exception. 71 L. Rev. 141 (1987).
- Barbara Freedman Wand. A Call for the Repudiation of the Domestic Relations Exception to Federal Jurisdiction. 30 L. Rev. 307, 359 n.272 (1985).
- Barbara Ann Atwood, Domestic Relations Cases in Federal Court: Toward a Principled Exercise of Jurisdiction. 35 Hastings L.J. 571 (1984).
- Bonnie Moore, Federal Jurisdiction and the Domestic Relations Exception: A Search for Parameters. 31 UCLA L. Rev. 843 (1984).
- Sharon Elizabeth Rush, Domestic Relations Law: Federal Jurisdiction and State Sovereignty in Perspective. 60 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1 (1984)
- Anthony Ullman, The Domestic Relations Exception to Diversity Jurisdiction. 83 Colum. L. Rev. 1824 (1983).
- Rebecca Swenson, Application of the Federal Abstention Doctrines to the Domestic Relations Exception to Federal Diversity Jurisdiction. 1983 Duke L.J. 1095 (1983).
- Federal Jurisdiction In Domestic Relations Cases – Spindel v. Spindel. 28 Md. L. Rev. 376 (1968).
 Mr. Carroll won the First-Place award in the 2017 American Bar Association Schwab Essay Contest, providing the harshest criticism of the Domestic Relations Exception by an Academic.