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A CONSTITUTIONAL LAW ANTHOLOGY (with Michael J. Glennon, Phoebe A. Haddon, Donald E. Lively & Russell L. Weaver eds., 2d ed. 1997).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

A FIRST AMENDMENT ANTHOLOGY (with Donald E. Lively & Russell L. Weaver eds., 1994).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Adoption Myths and Racial Realities in the United States, in OUTSIDERS WITHIN: WRITING ON TRANSNATIONAL ADOPTION 49 (Jane Jeong Trenka, Julia Chinyere Oparah & Sun Yung Shin, eds., South End Press, 2006).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Black Club Women and Child Welfare: Lessons for Modern Reform, 32 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 957 (2005).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: CASES, HISTORY AND DIALOGUES (with William D. Araiza & Phoebe A. Haddon, Lexis/Nexis, 3rd ed., 2006).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Child Welfare as a Racial Justice Issue, in RACE AND ETHNICITY IN SOCIETY: THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE (Elizabeth Higginbotham & Margaret L. Andersen, eds., 2006).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Collateral Consequences, Genetics Surveillance, and the New Biopolitics of Race, 54 HOW. L.J. 567 (2011).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Constructing a Criminal Justice System Free of Racial Bias: An Abolitionist Framework, 39 COLUM. HUM. RTS. L. REV. 261 (2007).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Debating the Cause of Health Disparities -- Implications for Bioethics and Racial Equality, 21 CAMBRIDGE Q. HEALTHCARE ETHICS 332 (2012).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

FATAL INVENTION: HOW SCIENCE, POLITICS, AND BIG BUSINESS RE-CREATE RACE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY (The New Press, 2011).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

FIRST AMENDMENT LAW: CASES, COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES, AND DIALOGUES (with Donald E. Lively, William D. Araiza, Phoebe A. Haddon & John C. Knechtle, 2003).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

FRUG’S WOMEN AND THE LAW (with Libby Adler et al., Foundation Press, 4th ed., 2008; 3rd ed., 2004; 2nd ed., 1998).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Feminism, Race, and Adoption Policy, in ADOPTION MATTERS: PHILOSOPHICAL AND FEMINIST ESSAYS (2004), reprinted in THE COLOR OF VIOLENCE (Incite! Women of Color Against Violence, ed. South End Press, 2006).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Is Race-Based Medicine Good for Us?: African-American Approaches to Race, Biotechnology, and Equality, 36 J.L. MED. & ETHICS 537 (2008).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

KILLING THE BLACK BODY: RACE, REPRODUCTION AND THE MEANING OF LIBERTY (Random House/Pantheon, 1997; Vintage paperback, 1999).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Legal Constraints on the Use of Race in Biomedical Research: Toward a Social Justice Framework, 34 J. L. MED & ETHICS 526 (2006).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Medical Hope, Legal Pitfalls: Potential Legal Issues In The Emerging Field Of Oncofertility, 49 SANTA CLARA L. REV. 673-716 (2009) (with Gregory Dolin, Lina M. Rodriguez & Teresa K. Woodruff).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Movement Intersectionality: The Case of Race, Gender, Disability, and Genetic Technologies, DUBOIS REV. (with Sujatha Jusudason). (forthcoming 2012)
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Prison, Foster Care, and the Systematic Punishment of Black Mothers, 59 UCLA L. REV. 1474 (2012).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Privatization and Punishment in the New Age of Reprogenetics, 54 EMORY L. J. 1343 (2005).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Punishing Drug Addicts Who Have Babies: Women of Color, Equality, and The Right of Privacy, 104 HARV. L. REV. 1419 (1991).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Race and the New Biocitizen, in WHAT'S THE USE OF RACE 259 (Ian Whitmarsh & David Jones, eds., MIT Press, 2010).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Race, Gender, and Genetic Technologies: A New Reproductive Dystopia?, 34 SIGNS 783 (2009).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Race, Gender, and the Conflation of Biological and Social Issues, 9 DUBOIS REV. 235 (2012) (book review).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

SEX, POWER, AND TABOO: GENDER AND HIV IN THE CARIBBEAN AND BEYOND (with Rhoda Reddock, Dianne Douglas & Sandra Reid, Ian Randle Publishers, 2009)
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

SHATTERED BONDS: THE COLOR OF CHILD WELFARE (Basic Books/Civitas, 2001; paperback, 2002).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Shattered Bonds: Poverty, Race, and the Child Welfare System, in HOPE FOR CHILDREN IN POVERTY 85 (Ron Sider & Heidi Rolland Unruh, eds., Judson Press, 2007).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Sick and Tired: Working Women and Their Health, in THE SHRIVER REPORT: A WOMAN'S NATION CHANGES EVERYTHING 122 (Heather Boushey & Ann O'Leary, eds., The Center for American Progress, 2009). (with Jessica Arons)
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

The Community Dimension of State Child Protection, 34 HOFSTRA L. REV. 23 (2005).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

The Paradox of Silence and Display: Sexual Violation of Enslaved Women and Contemporary Contradictions in Black Female Sexuality, in BEYOND SLAVERY: OVERCOMING ITS RELIGIOUS AND SEXUAL LEGACIES 41 (Bernadette J. Brooten, ed., Praeger Press 2010).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

The Racial Geography of Child Welfare: Toward a New Research Paradigm, 87 CHILD WELFARE 125 (2008).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

The Social Context of Oncofertility, 61 DEPAUL L. REV. 777 (2012).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

The Social Immorality of Health in the Gene Age: Race, Disability, and Inequality, in AGAINST HEALTH 61 (Jonathan Metzl & Anna Kirkland, eds., NYU Press, 2010).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

The Social and Moral Cost of Mass Incarceration in African American Communities, 56 STAN. L. REV. 1271 (2004).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Torture and the Biopolitics of Race, 62 U. MIAMI L. REV. 229 (2008).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Victims and Villians in Murder by Abortion Cases from Turn-of-the-Twentieth-Century Chicago, 124 TRIQUARTERLY 63 (2006). (with Carolyn Frazier)
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

Welfare Reform and Economic Freedom: Low-Income Mothers' Decision about Work at Home and in the Market, 44 SANTA CLARA L. REV. 1029 (2004).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts

What’s Wrong with Race-Based Medicine? Genes, Drugs, and Health Disparities, 12 MINN. J. L. SCI. & TECH. 1-21 (2011) (2010 Dienard Memorial Lecture in Law & Medicine).
Author:  Dorothy Roberts