VOLUME 38

2003-2004

NUMBER 3


CONTENTS

SYMPOSIUM

CAN ANYONE SHOW JUST CAUSE WHY THESE TWO SHOULD NOT BE LAWFULLY JOINED TOGETHER?

INTRODUCTION

GREETING
Dean John F. O'Brien

SYMPOSIUM TRANSCRIPTIONS

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: CIVIL MARRIAGE FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES
Gary Buseck

THE MASSACHUSETTS SAME-SEX MARRIAGE CASE: COULD DECISIONS FROM CANADA, EUROPE, AND SOUTH AFRICA HELP THE SJC?
Robert Wintemute

WHY WE SUPPORT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: A RESPONSE FROM OVER 450 CLERGY
Rabbi Devon Lerner

CAN SAME-SEX MARRIAGES COEXIST WITH RELIGION?
Josh Friedes

LUNCHEON ADDRESS: WHAT IS MARRIAGE FOR?
E.J. Graff

LIVING TOGETHER: ESTATE PLANNING BASICS
Scott M. Donahue

THE UNCONSTITUTIONALITY OF EXCLUDING SAME-SEX COUPLES FROM MARRIAGE
Karen M. Loewy

THE INEVITABILITY OF GAY MARRIAGE
Gretchen Van Ness

SYMPOSIUM ARTICLES

OTHERS MAY FOLLOW: THE INTRODUCTION OF MARRIAGE, QUASI-MARRIAGE, AND SEMI-MARRIAGE FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES IN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES
Kees Waaldijk

THE CANADIAN EARTHQUAKE: SAME-SEX MARRIAGE IN CANADA
Douglas Elliott

TO WED & LET WED? THE INTRUSIVE IMPACT ON DISSENTING RELIGIOUS BELIEF & PRACTICES CREATED BY SAME-SEX MARRIAGES
Daniel Avila

ADOPTION AND THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD: ON THE USE AND ABUSE OF STUDIES
Mark Strasser

MORAL REALISM AND THE ADOPTION OF CHILDREN BY HOMOSEXUALS
Lynne Marie Kohm

Lawrence, Same-Sex Marriage and the Constitution: What is Protected and Why?
Mark Strasser

MARRIAGE: AN ACHIEVEMENT OF CENTURIES FOR THE PROTECTION OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN
David M. Wagner

ANNA HIRSCH LECTURE

TRANSNATIONAL LAW AS A DOMESTIC RESOURCE: THOUGHTS ON THE CASE OF WOMEN'S RIGHTS
Elizabeth M. Schneider

COMMENTS

NICHOLSON V. WILLIAMS: WHO IS FAILING TO PROTECT WHOM? COLLABORATING THE AGENDAS OF CHILD WELFARE AGENCIES AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES TO BETTER PROTECT AND SUPPORT BATTERED MOTHERS AND THEIR CHILDREN
Maureen K. Collins

GRANDPARENT VISITATION RIGHTS IN MASSACHUSETTS AFTER TROXEL: BLIXT V. BLIXT
Jeffrey J. Trapani

NOTES

NEW UNITED STATES IMMIGRATION POLICIES AND HOW THE CURTAILMENT OF STUDENT VISAS WILL AFFECT THE INTERESTS OF DIVERSITY IN AMERICAN SOCIETY
Flávia R. da Silva-Benson

THE FIGHT TO BE A PARENT: HOW COURTS HAVE RESTRICTED THE CONSTITUTIONALLY-BASED CHALLENGES AVAILABLE TO HOMOSEXUALS
Erica Gesing