Specializing in the representation of crime victims, women and children.

Books & Publications

By Wendy Murphy    Oct. 27, 2014


And Justice for Some: An Expose of the Lawyers and Judges Who Let Dangerous Criminals Go FreePurchase Wendy Murphy’s most recent book “And Justice for Some: An Expose of the Lawyers and Judges Who Let Dangerous Criminals Go Free”

How Title IX Won its Rightful Seat at the Civil Rights Table of Justice, and Why the Legs Are Still so Wobbly, (in press)

Effective Gender Activism: An Exercise in Marginalization, in Martin, J.L. (Ed.), Racial Battle Fatigue: Insights from the Front Lines of Social Justice Advocacy, (pp. 191-208). (Santa Barbara, CA Praeger 2015)

Traumatized Children who Participate in Legal Proceedings are Entitled to Testimonial and Participatory Accommodations Under the Americans With Disabilities Act, 19 Roger Williams Law Review 361 (2014)

Book Review: Addressing Rape Reform in Law and Practice (Caringella), Sexual Assault Report, Civic Research Institute, pp. 67-68 (May/June 2013)

Bullying and Harassment in Schools:  Analysis of Legislation and Policy, in M.A. Paludi (Ed.), Women and Management, Global Issues and Promising Solutions, volume 2: Signs of Solutions (pp. 29-51). (Santa Barbara, CA Praeger 2013)

Unpacking the Rights of Third Parties in Criminal Cases, Family and Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly, 5, No. 1, (Summer 2012)

Sexual Harassment and Title IX: What’s Bullying Got To Do With It, New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement, 37, 305-324 (2011)

Privacy Rights in Mental Health Counseling: Constitutional Confusion and the Voicelessness of Third Parties in Criminal Cases, Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law, 39: 387-395 (2011)

Using Title IX’s “Prompt and Equitable” Hearing Requirements to Force Schools to Provide Fair Judicial Proceedings to Redress Sexual Assault on Campus, 40 New England Law Review, No. 4, pp. 1007-1022 (2006)

“Federalizing” Victims’ Rights to Hold State Courts Accountable, 9 Lewis & Clark L.Rev. 647 (2005)

The Overlapping Problems of Prosecution Sample Bias and Systematic Exclusion of Familial Child Sex Abuse Victims from the Criminal Justice System, Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, Volume: 12 Issue: 2, pp. 129-132 (2004)

New Strategies for Child Abuse Prosecutions After Crawford, ABA Journal, vol. 23, #8, pp. 129-133 (2004)

The Victim Advocacy and Research Group:   Serving a Growing Need to Provide Rape Victims with Personal Legal Representation to Protect Privacy Rights and Fight Gender Bias in the Criminal Justice System, 11 Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, No.1, p. 123 (2001)

Special Problems Regarding the Discovery and Use of Privileged Information, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Superior Court Criminal Practice Manual, Spring, (1999 and update 2003)

Minimizing the Likelihood of Discovery of Victims’ Counseling Records and Other Personal Information in Criminal Cases: Massachusetts Give a Nod to a Constitutional Right to Confidentiality, 32 New England Law Review, No. 4, Summer (1998) (recognized in “Worth Reading,” National Law Journal)

Gender Bias in the Criminal Justice System, Harvard Women’s Law Journal; 20th Anniversary Edition, June (1997)

Legal Rights of Trauma Victims, in “Trauma and Memory: Clinical and Legal Controversies,” Oxford University Press, (1997)

Debunking “False Memory” Myths in Sexual Abuse Cases, Trial, Journal of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, (November 1997)

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