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Jody L. Madeira

Faculty bibliography for Professor Madeira


Jody Madeira

Professor of Law and Louis F. Niezer Faculty Fellow; Co-Director, Center for Law, Society & Culture





A Secret Weapon?: Applying Privacy Doctrine to the Second Amendment46 HASTINGS CONSTITUTIONAL LAW QUARTERLY 555 (2019). [HeinOnline]

Uncommon Misconceptions: Holding Physicians Accountable for Insemination Fraud37 LAW & INEQUALITY 45 (2019). [HeinOnline]

Against Seminal Principles: Ethics, Hubris, and Lessons to Learn from Illicit Inseminations (with Steven R. Lindheim and Mark V. Sauer), 110 FERTILITY AND STERILITY 1003 (Nov. 2018).

Informed Consent: More than Just "Sign Here" (with Kathryn Coyne,, 108 FERTILITY AND STERILITY 40 (July 2017).

Buyers in the Baby Market: Toward a Transparent Consumerism (with June Carbone), 91 WASHINGTON LAW REVIEW 71 (2016) [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Paper Trails, Trailing Behind: Improving Informed Consent to IVF Through Multimedia Applications (with Barbara Andraka-Christou), 3 JOURNAL OF LAW AND BIOSCIENCES 2 (2016). [SSRN]

The ART of Informed Consent: Assessing Patient Perceptions, Behaviors, and Lived Experience of IVF and Embryo Disposition Informed Consent Processes, 49 FAMILY LAW QUARTERLY 7 (2015). [HeinOnline]

Conceiving of Products and the Products of Conception: Reflections on Commodification, Consumption, ART, and Abortion, 43 JOURNAL OF LAW, MEDICINE & ETHICS 293 (2015). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

I'm Still Left Here With the Pain: Exploring the Health Consequences of Homicide on Families and Friends (with J. M. Mastrocinque, et. al.), 19 HOMICIDE STUDIES 326 (2015).

The Role of Agency: Compensated Surrogacy and the Institutionalization of Assisted Reproduction Practices (with June Carbone), 90 WASHINGTON LAW REVIEW ONLINE 7 (2015). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Sexual Function and Fertility Quality of Life in Women Using In Vitro Fertilization (with Nicole K. Smith and Heather R. Millard), 12 JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE 985 (2015).

Aborted Emotions: Regret, Relationality, and Regulation 21 MICHIGAN JOURNAL OF GENDER & LAW 1 (2014). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Selling ART or Selling Out?: A Response to Selling ART: An Empirical Assessment of Advertising on Fertility Clinics' Websites, 88 Indiana Law Journal 1181 (2013). [HeinOnline]

Woman Scorned?: Resurrecting Infertile Women's Decision-Making Autonomy 71 MARYLAND LAW REVIEW 339 (2012). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

The Family Capital of Capital Families: Investigating Empathic Connections Between Jurors and Defendants' Families in Death Penalty Cases 2011 MICHIGAN STATE LAW REVIEW 858 (2011). [HeinOnline]

Conceivable Changes: Effectuating Infertile Couples' Emotional Ties to Frozen Embryos Through New Disposition Options 79 UMKC LAW REVIEW 315 (2010). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

'Why Rebottle the Genie?': Capitalizing on Closure in the Capital Punishment Context, 85 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 1477 (2010). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

When it's so Hard to Relate: Can the Legal System Mitigate the Trauma of Victim-Offender Relationships, 46 HOUSTON LAW REVIEW 401 (2009). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Blood Relations: Collective Memory, Cultural Trauma, & the Prosecution & Execution of Timothy McVeigh, 45 STUDIES IN LAW, POLITICS & SOCIETY 75 (2008). [SSRN]

Lashing Reason to the Mast: Understanding Judicial Constraints on Emotion in Personal Injury Litigation, 40 U.C. DAVIS LAW REVIEW 137 (2006). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Recognizing Odysseus' Scar: Reconceptualizing Pain and its Empathic Role in Civil Adjudication, 34 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 41 (Fall 2006). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Regarding Pained Sympathy and Sympathy Pains: Reason, Morality, and Empathy in the Civil Adjudication of Pain, 58 SOUTH CAROLINA LAW REVIEW 415 (2006). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

A Constructed Peace: Narratives of Suture in the News Media, 19 CANADIAN JOURNAL OF LAW AND SOCIETY 93 (2004). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Rebuilding the Closet: Bowers v. Hardwick, Lawrence v. Texas, and the Mismeasure of Homosexual Historiography, 8 RICHMOND JOURNAL OF LAW AND THE PUBLIC INTEREST 1 (2004). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Law as a Reflection of Her/His-Story: Current Institutional Perceptions of, and Possibilities for, Protecting Transsexuals' Interests in Legal Determinations of Sex 5 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 128 (2002). [HeinOnline]

Book Chapters

Counseling Prior to ART, in THE TEXTBOOK OF ASSISTED REPRODUCTION (Steven R. Lindheim, et. al. Eds.), New York: Springer, Forthcoming 2020.

Embryo Donation, in THE TEXTBOOK OF ASSISTED REPRODUCTION (Steven R. Lindheim, et. al. Eds.), New York: Springer, Forthcoming 2020.

Capital Punishment, Closure, and Media in OXFORD RESEARCH ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (Henry N. Pontell, Ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Laying Bin Laden to Rest: A Case Study of Terrorism and the Politics of Visibility in IN/VISIBLE WAR: THE CULTURE OF WAR IN TWENTY-FIRST-CENTURY AMERICA (J. Simons and J.L. Lucaites, Eds.). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Escaping the Closure Trap in DEATH PENALTY AND THE VICTIMS (Ivan Simonovic, Ed.). New York: United Nations, Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner, 2016.

The Ghosts in the "Machinery of Death": The Rhetoric of Mistake in Lethal Injection Reform in LAW'S MISTAKES (A. Sarat, L. Douglas, and M. Umphrey, Eds.). Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016.

Clear and Ever-Present Dangers?: Redefining "Closure" in a Post-9-11 World in CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: A HAZARD TO A SUSTAINABLE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM? (L. Scherdin, Ed.). Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2014.

The Visibly Offensive Offender: A Semiotic Phenomenology of an Execution in LAW, CULTURE AND VISUAL STUDIES (A. Wagner and R. K. Sherwin, Eds.). Dordrecht: Springer, 2014.

The Execution as Sacrifice, [SSRN] in EVIL, LAW AND THE STATE: PERSPECTIVES ON STATE POWER AND VIOLENCE (John T. Parry, Ed.). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Editions Rodopi B.V., 2006.

Book Reviews

Book Review. Berns, Nancy, Closure: The Rush to End Grief and What It Costs Us, 93 SOCIAL FORCES pe81 (2015).

Book Review. Beck, Elizabeth, et. al., In the Shadow of Death: Restorative Justice and Death Row Families, 10 PUNISHMENT & SOCIETY 482 (2008).

Book Review. Sharp, S.F., Hidden Victims: The Effects of the Death Penalty on Families of the Accused, 32 CRIMINAL JUSTICE REVIEW 80 (2007).

Editorials & Commentaries

When the Second Amendment Threatens the First, Mass Shootings Are More LikelyTHE HILL (Feb. 16, 2018).

Blog Posts

Reproducing Trust: The ART of Protecting Autonomy in IVFUniversity of California Press Blog (June 6, 2018).

Taking Aim at Reducing Firearm AccidentsRockefeller Institute of Government Blog (July 11, 2018).