Jane Maslow Cohen
Jane Maslow Cohen, Professor of Law, received her B.A. from Wellesley
College and her J.D. from Yale Law School. Professor Jane Maslow Cohen's
work has appeared in numerous scholarly publications as well as the popular magazines U.S. News and
World Report and Parenting Magazine.
In 1971 she began her career in private practice, working for the Boston law
firm of Berlin, Clarey, Cohen and Green, where she was a partner. She began her
Boston University School of Law career in 1983 and has since earned high praise
for her teaching abilities. In addition to teaching Professor Cohen has delivered
many professional presentations at such prominent institutions as Harvard
University, Columbia University Law School, and the University of Pennsylvania
School of Law. She also serves on the Culpepper Foundation's working group on
human cloning and on the Social Science Research Council's working group on
ethnic customs. Examining the legal issues surrounding abortion, children's
rights, feminist theory, and law and literature, her writings and research have
been published in some of the nation's most distinguished journals. Recent
articles include "Equality for Girls and Other Women: The Built
Architecture of the Purposive Life," for a 1998 issue of the Journal of
Legal Issues, and "Private Regimes of Tyranny: What Do They Mean to Morality
and for the Criminal Law," for a 1996 issue of Pittsburgh Law Review.
During the 1999/2000 academic year, Professor Cohen was Senior Scholar at New
York University School of Law, where she taught, wrote several more journal
articles, and worked on her book on later parenting.
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