Elizabeth Katz

Associate Professor of Law

Elizabeth Katz is a legal historian with expertise in family law and criminal law. Her research examines the development of laws and institutions in these fields, with particular attention to the influence of race, gender, and religion. Her recent scholarship was published in the Stanford Law Review and the University of Chicago Law Review. She is currently working on two research projects. One focuses on the history of the first women judges, and the other traces the role of religious groups in shaping foster care and adoption.

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