Marriage Education Legislation
Model For Marriage Education Legislation
Covenant Marriage Legislation
Louisiana's Covenant Marriage
Arkansas' Covenant Marriage Law
Arizona's Covenant Marriage
Model Legislation: Statutory Obligations of Marriage
Model Marriage Obligations Statute (drafted as if for Minnesota)
Statutory Obligations of Marriage, Louisiana statute
Tort of Intentional Interference (Adultery)
Model Legislation: Tort of Intentional Interference (Adultery)

 

Covenant Marriage Bibliography

Covenant Marriage, Divorce Law, and Social Norms: Selected Readings

Matthew J. Astle, An Ounce of Prevention: Marital Counseling Laws as an Anti-Divorce Measure, 38 Fam. L.Q. 733 (2004).

Margaret F. Brinig & Steven L. Nock, What Does Covenant Mean for Relationships?, 18 ND J. L. Ethics & Pub Pol'y 137 (2004).

F. H. Buckley & Larry E. Ribstein, Calling a Truce in the Marriage Wars, 2001 U. Ill. L. Rev. 561 (2001).

Cynthia DeSimone, Covenant Marriage Legislation: How the Absence of Interfaith Religious Discourse has Stifled the Effort to Strengthen Marriage, 52 Cath. U.L. Rev. 391 (2003).

Heather Flory, "I Promise to Love, Honor, Obey… And Not Divorce You": Covenant Marriage and the Backlash Against No-Fault Divorce, 34 Fam. L.Q. 133 (2000).

Lawrence M. Friedman, A Dead Language: Divorce Law and Practice Before No-Fault, 86 Va. L. Rev. 1497 (2000).

Peter Hay, The American "Covenant Marriage" in the Conflict of Laws, 64 La. L. Rev. 43 (2003).

Alan J. Hawkins, et al., Attitudes about Covenant Marriage and Divorce: Policy Implications from a Three-State Comparison, 51 Family Relations, 166 (2002).

Samuel P. Menefee, The "Sealed Knot": A Preliminary Bibliography of "Covenant Marriage," 12 Regent U.L. Rev. 145 (1999-2000) [containing more than 1800 covenant marriage sources].

Steven L. Nock et al., Covenant Marriage Turns Five Years Old, 10 Mich. J. Gender & L. 169 (2003).

Laura Sanchez et al., Commentary, The Implementation of Covenant Marriage in Louisiana, 9 Va. J. Soc. Pol'y & L. 192 (2001).

Shaakirrah R. Sanders, The Cyclical Nature of Divorce in the Western Legal Tradition, 50 Loy. L. Rev. 407 (2004).

Elizabeth, S. Scott, The Legal Construction of Norms: Social Norms and the Legal Regulation of Marriage, 86 Va. L. Rev. 1901 (2000).

Katherine S. Spaht, Covenant Marriage: A Legal Response to the Inherent Nature of Marriage and Its Various Goods, Ave Maria L. Rev. (forthcoming 2006).

Katherine S. Spaht, Covenant Marriage Seven Years Later: Its As Yet Unfulfilled Promise, 65 La. L. Rev. 605 (2005).

Katherine S. Spaht, How Law Can Reinvigorate A Robust Vision of Marriage and Rival Its Post-Modern Competitor, 2 Georgetown J.L. & Public Policy 449 (2004).

John Witte (ed.) Covenant Marriage in Comparative Perspective (John Witte, Jr., ed. Wm. B. Eerdman Pub. Co. 2005).

Kristina E. Zurcher, Note, "I Do" or "I Don't"? Covenant Marriage After Six Years, 18 ND J. L. Ethics & Pub Pol'y 273 (2004).

Developments in the Law – V. Marriage as Contract and Marriage as Partnership: The Future of Antenuptial Agreement Law, 116 Harv. L. Rev. 2075 (May, 2003).