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Judith G. Greenberg
Contact Information

Areas of Expertise
  • Women's Rights
  • Equal Protection
  • Domestic Violence
  • Child Custody
  • Women in the Legal Profession
  • Minority Rights
  • Family Law

Judith G. Greenberg

Professor of Law


LLM, Harvard Law School
JD, University of Wisconsin Law School
BA, Cornell University

Professional Background

A faculty member at New England Law since 1979, Professor Greenberg teaches subjects relating to Family Law and Real Estate, as well as the first year Torts and Property courses. She served as associate dean from 2007 to 2013 and again from 2016 to 2018. She is the co-author of Frug’s Women and the Law, originally by Mary Joe Frug, late professor of law at New England Law. She is also a co-author of Domestic Violence and the Law: Theory and Practice. She has written articles on feminist jurisprudence, race and legal education, and domestic violence. Her current interests relate to real estate law, women, and race. She co-directs the Women’s and Children’s Advocacy Project of the law school’s Center for Law and Social Responsibility. Previously, she was project director and staff attorney for the Center for Public Representation in Madison, Wisconsin.

Selected Publications

Domestic Violence and the Danger of Joint Custody Presumptions, 25 Northern Illinois University Law Review 403 (2005)

Criminalizing Dowry Deaths, 11 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law 101 (2003)

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act: Legitimating Discrimination Against Pregnant Women in the Work Force, 50 Maine Law Review 225 (1998)

Insider Trading and Family Values, 4 William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law 303 (1998)

Review of Privilege Revealed, 45 Cleveland State Law Review 251 (1997) with Robert V. Ward, Jr.

Teaching Race and the Law Through Narrative, 30 Wake Forest Law Review 323 (1995) with Robert V. Ward, Jr.

Erasing Race from Legal Education, 28 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 51 (1994)


Women and the Law (2008)

Domestic Violence and the Law: Theory and Practice (2007)

Mary Joe Frug’s Women and the Law (1998)