Professor Meredith Johnson Harbach teaches and writes in the areas of family law and civil procedure, and also brings a keen interest in legal pedagogy and lawyering theory to her teaching and scholarship. Her scholarship has appeared in the Washington & Lee Law Review and Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, among other venues. Before joining the Richmond Law faculty, Professor Harbach served as Associate Director of the New York University School of Law’s Lawyering Program. She has served on the Board of Directors of the National Center for Family Law since 2009.
"Lawyering Theory in the Doctrinal Family Law Classroom," The Future of Family Law Education Conference, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, June 26, 2009
Paper, "Childcare Market Failures," Corporate Rights versus Children's Interests Workshop, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, organized by Martha Fineman's Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative & Feminism and Legal Theory Project, October 2012
"Outsourcing the Family," Incubator Session, Emerging Family Law Scholars & Teacher Conference 2009, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, CO, May 27, 2009
Commentator, Works-In-Progress Workshop, Emerging Family Law Scholars & Teacher Conference 2009, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, CO, May 27, 2009
Commentator, Works-In-Progress Workshop, Emerging Family Law Scholars & Teachers Conference 2008, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, NY, June 5, 2008
Childcare Market Failure, __ Utah L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2015).
Nudging Parents, __ J. Gender Race & Just. __ (forthcoming 2015).
He Was So Kind & Generous, 46 U. Rich. L. Rev. 963 (2012).
Outsourcing Childcare, 24 Yale J.L. & Feminism 254 (2012).
Is the Family a Federal Question?, 66 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 131 (2009).
At the Intersection of Bankruptcy and Divorce: Property Division Debts Under the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1994, 97 Colum. L. Rev. 91 (1997).
How (Not) to Talk about Abortion, 47 U. Rich. L. Rev. 425 (2012).
DOMA ruling will bring Fort Lee couple military spousal benefits (CBS6)
Wed., Jun. 26, 2013
Proposed regulations are bad law, bad for women (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Tue., Jun. 12, 2012
Children and the Law
Legal Regulation of Reproduction, Abortion, and Reproductive Technologies