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Winter 2000, Vol. 30, No. 1

Front Matter


A More Perfect Union? Marriage and Marriage-like Relationships
in Family Law

International Society of Family Law
North American Regional Conference
June 10-12, 1999
Sheraton Old Town, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Co-sponsored by the University of New Mexico School of Law
The conference consisted of sixteen panels with
approximately 40 presenters over two days.

Positive Parenting and Negative Contributions: Why Payment of Child Support Should Not be Regarded as Dissipation of Marital Assets    1
Laura W. Morgan

Caring for the Evolving American Family: Cohabiting Partners and Employer Sponsored Health Care   19
Jonathan A. Hein

Marital Acts, Morality, and the Right to Privacy   43
Mark Strasser


Of Psychopaths and Pendulums: Legal and Psychiatric Treatment of Sex Offenders in the United States  69
Samuel Jan Brakel, J.D. & James L Cavanaugh, Jr., M.D


CIVIL PROCEDURE—Collateral Estoppel as a Bar to Post-Divorce Litigation of Paternity—Tedford v. Gregory   95
Meghan R. Dimond

ENVIRONMENT LAW—Owner or Operator: Two Distinct Paths to Parent Corporation Liability Under CERCLA—United States v. Bestfoods   109
Robert J. Sutphin Jr.

SEARCH AND SEIZURE—Police Searches on Public School Campuses in New Mexico—State v. Tywayne H.   141
Mike Doyle