Patricia A. Cain

Patricia Cain

Position: 

Aliber Family Chair Emerita

Biographical Information

Publications

Books

Patricia A. Cain, Estate, Tax, & Benefits Planning for Unmarried Couples: Formal and Informal Arrangements and Agreements, with Joan M. Burda, Wendy S. Goffe, and Tamara E. Kolz. Philadelphia, PA: ALI ABA, 2009, ix, 143 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, Sexuality Law, 2nd ed., with Arthur S. Leonard. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2009, xxx, 907 pages; Teacher’s Manual, 2009, 160 pages; Case Supplement, 2011, 128 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, Wills, Trusts, and Estates: Exam Pro, with E. Gary Spitko. St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, 2006, 246 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, Sexuality Law, with Arthur S. Leonard. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2005, xxiv, 754 pages; Case Supplement, 2006, 119 pages; Teacher’s Manual, 2006, 126 pages; Case Supplement, 2007, 181 pages; Case Supplement, 2008, 257 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, Law Outlines: Property, with Sheldon F. Kurtz. Santa Monica, CA: Casenotes Publishing. Co., 2001, various pages.
Patricia A. Cain, Rainbow Rights: The Role of Lawyers and Courts in the Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights Movement. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2000, xi, 316 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, Law Outlines: Property, with Sheldon F. Kurtz. Santa Monica, CA: Casenotes Publishing. Co., 1997, various pages.
Patricia A. Cain, Life Planning: Legal Documents & Protections for Lesbians & Gay Men, with Rhonda Rivera and Judith Turkel. New York: Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, 1992, 44 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, Tax Planning for Unmarried Couples--How to Handle Home Ownership. Englewood, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1980, 14 pages.

Book Chapters

Patricia A. Cain, “Additional Property Transfer Obstacles for Married Persons and Registered Domestic Partners,” with Robert E. Temmerman, Jr. and Sondra J. Allphin, in California Estate Planning, April 2013 update, edited by Robert Denham and Frederike Schilter, at 131, 82 pages; April 2014 update, edited by Robert Denham and Frederike Schilter, at 4-1, 82 pages. Oakland, CA: Continuing Education of the Bar--California, 2002-.
Patricia A. Cain, “Six Cases in Search of a Decision: The Story of In re Marriage Cases,” with Jean C. Love, in Women and the Law Stories, edited by Elizabeth M. Schneider and Stephanie M. Wildman. New York: Thomson Reuters/Foundation Press, 2011, at 337, 42 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Teaching Feminist Legal Theory at Texas: Listening to Difference and Exploring Connections,” reprinted in Legal Theory and the Legal Academy, edited by Maksymilian Del Mar, William Twining, and Michael Giudice. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010, at 87, 17 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Death, Incapacity, and Illness, By Janice Stone with contributions by Margot G. Hagaman, L.L.M. Revisions in 1990 and 1991 prepared by Arlene Zarembka. Section 4.41, Dying Intestate, by Debra Guston. Revisions in 2003 and 2004 by Heidi J. Schmid and Karen Moulding. 2010 update by Patricia A. Cain,” in Sexual Orientation and the Law, edited by Karen Moulding. Eagan, MN: Thomson Reuters/West, 2010, at 4-1, 102 pages; 2012 - 2013 ed. chapter by Patricia A. Cain, at 617, 81 pages; 2013 - 2014 ed. chapter by Patricia A. Cain, at 597, 82 pages; 2014 - 2015 ed. chapter by Patricia A. Cain, at 555, 84 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Federal Taxes, Original chapter by Margot G. Hagaman with substantial revision by Cathleen Connealy. Subsequent updates by Heidi Schmid, Karen Moulding, and Joseph Creed Kelly. 2009 updates by Joseph Creed Kelly. 2010 update with substantial revision by Patricia A. Cain,” in Sexual Orientation and the Law, edited by Karen Moulding. Eagan, MN: Thomson Reuters/West, 2010, at 3-1, 83 pages; 2012 ed. chapter by Patricia A. Cain, at 479, 96 pages; 2012 - 2013 ed. chapter by Patricia A. Cain, at 519, 97 pages; 2013 - 2014 ed. chapter by Patricia A. Cain, at 497, 100 pages; 2014 - 2015 ed. chapter by Patricia A. Cain, at 451, 104 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “The Story of Earl: How Echoes (and Metaphors) from the Past Continue to Shape the Assignment of Income Doctrine,” in Tax Stories, 2nd ed., edited by Paul L. Caron. New York: Thomson Reuters/Foundation Press, 2009, at 305, 39 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Two Sisters vs. A Father and Two Sons: The Story of Sawado v. Endo,” in Property Stories, 2nd ed., edited by Gerald Korngold and Andrew P. Morriss. New York: Thomson Reuters/Foundation Press, 2009, at 99, 24 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Chapter 5: Housing,” in Materials on Family Wealth Management, edited by William J. Turnier and Grayson M. P. McCouch. St. Paul, MN: Thomson/West, 2005, at 338, 77 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Lambda Legal Defense,” “Liquor Control Law and Policy,” and “Privacy Rights,” in 2 Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America, edited by Marc Stein. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons/Thomson/Gale, 2004, at 129, 176, and 430; 4, 4, and 3 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Two Sisters versus a Father and Two Sons: The Story of Swado v. Endo,” in Property Stories, edited by Gerald Korngold and Andrew P. Morriss. New York: Foundation Press, 2004, at 97, 24 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “The Story of Earl: How Echoes (and Metaphors) from the Past Continue to Shape the Assignment of Income Doctrine,” in Tax Stories. New York: Foundation Press, 2003, at 275, 37 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Chapter 3: Federal Tax Exemption Issues, Securing Tax-Exempt Status and Operating in Compliance,” in The Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center Legal Guide for Iowa Nonprofits, edited by Richard Koontz. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa, 2003, at 32, 15 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Address at the University of Northern Iowa,” in Women’s Voices in Our Time: Statements by American Leaders, edited by Victoria L. De Francisco and Marvin D. Jensen. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1994, at 185, 14 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Panel Discussion, Panel II: Parental Power, Children’s Interests, and State Authority,” in Changing Perspectives of the Family: Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Symposium of the Constitutional Law Resource Center, edited by Stanley Ingber. Des Moines, IA: Drake University Law School, 1994, at 102, 2 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Feminist Jurisprudence: Grounding the Theories,” reprinted in Feminist Legal Theory: Readings in Law and Gender, edited by Katharine T. Bartlett and Rosanne Kennedy. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1991, at 262, 18 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Nonprofit Corporations as Business Entities,” in Texas Corporations--Law and Practice. Albany, NY: Matthew Bender, 1985, at 172-1, 48 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Tax Problems of Small Business Corporations,” in Texas Corporations--Law and Practice. Albany, NY: Matthew Bender, 1985, at 173-1, 49 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Construction Period Interest and Taxes,” in Federal Tax Deductions, by Brian E. Comerford and Mason J. Sacks. Boston: Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 1983, at 345, 7 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Cooperative Housing Corporation Deductions,” in Federal Tax Deductions, by Brian E. Comerford and Mason J. Sacks. Boston: Warren, Gorham & Lamont, 1983, at 353, 8 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Leasehold Improvements by Lessees and Sublessees” in 31st Annual Tulane Tax Institute. New Orleans: Tulane University, 1982, 15 pages.

Articles

Patricia A. Cain. "Gender Equality Under the Law," with Jean C. Love, 31 GPSolo 22 (2014), 6 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “In Her Own Voice: Ann Scales as Philosopher, Storyteller, Feminist, and Jurisprude (On ‘Having Fun and Raising Hell’: Symposium Honoring the Work of Professor Ann Scales),” 91 Denver University Law Review 53 (2013), 12 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Taxation of Same-Sex Couples After United States v. Windsor: Did the IRS Get It Right in Revenue Ruling 2013-17? (Symposium: The Effects of Windsor and Perry on Constitutional Law, Family Law, Tax Law, and Society),” 6 Elon Law Review 269 (2014), 33 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “The New York Marriage Equality Act and the Income Tax (Symposium: LGBT Rights: Toward a More Perfect Union),” 5 Albany Government Law Review 634 (2012), 17 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “A Section Memoir,” 80 UMKC Law Review 727 (2012), 6 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Planning for Same-Sex Couples in 2011,” 17 ALI-ABA Estate Planning Course Materials Journal 5 (2011), 30 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Taxation of Domestic Partner Benefits: The Hidden Costs (Symposium: The Future of Same-Sex Marriage),” 45 University of San Francisco Law Review 481 (2010), 36 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “DOMA and the Internal Revenue Code (Symposium: The Evolution of Academic Discourse on Sexual Orientation and the Law: A Festschrift in Honor of Jeffrey Sherman),” 84 Chicago-Kent Law Review 481 (2009), 38 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Contextualizing Varnum v. Brien: A ‘Moment’ in History (Symposium: As Iowa Goes, So Goes the Nation: Varnum v. Brien and its Impact on Marriage Rights for Same-Sex Couples),” 13 Journal of Gender, Race & Justice 27 (2009), 32 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “CCA 200911007 and the $1,000,000 Limitation on Mortgage Interest Deductions: Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right, 28 NewsQuarterly / ABA Section of Taxation 19 (2009), 3 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Unmarried Couples and the Mortgage Interest Deduction,” 123 Tax Notes 473 (2009), 5 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Taxing Families Fairly,” 48 Santa Clara Law Review 805 (2008), 51 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Relitigating Seaborn: Taxing the Community Income of California Registered Domestic Partners,” 111 Tax Notes 561 (May 2, 2006), 8 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “‘The Right to be Sexual’ (Revisited): Remembering Mary Dunlap,” 19 Berkeley Women’s Law Journal 19 (2004), 11 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Subversive Moments: Challenging the Traditions of Constitutional History,” with Linda K. Kerber, 13 Texas Journal of Women and the Law 91 (2003), 21 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Federal Tax Consequences of Civil Unions,” reprinted in digested form in 53 Monthly Digest of Tax Articles 17 (April 2003), 10 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “The Right to Privacy under the Montana Constitution: Sex and Intimacy,” 64 Montana Law Review 99 (2003), 34 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Alternative Families Should Be Eligible for All Child-Oriented Tax Benefits,” (IRS Tax Correspondence), Tax Notes Today, 2002 TNT 113-33 (LEXIS), 2 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Dependency, Taxes, and Alternative Families, 5 Journal of Gender, Race and Justice 267 (2002), 22 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Federal Tax Consequences of Civil Unions,” 30 Capital University Law Review 387 (2002), 22 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Women, Race, and Sports: Life Before Title IX,” 4 Journal of Gender, Race and Justice 337 (2001), 15 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Death Taxes: A Critique From the Margin,” 48 Cleveland State Law Review 677 (2000), 31 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Heterosexual Privilege and the Internal Revenue Code,” 34 University of San Francisco Law Review 465 (2000), 31 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Privileges and Stereotypes: A Commentary,” 3 Journal of Gender, Race and Justice 659 (1999), 9 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Stories from the Gender Garden: Transsexuals and Anti-Discrimination Law,” 75 Denver University Law Review 1321 (1998), 39 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Results from a Survey: Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Students’ Attitudes about Law School,” with Janice L. Austin, Anton Mack, J. Kelly Strader, and James Vaseleck, 48 Journal of Legal Education 157 (1998), 19 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “A Review Essay: Tax and Financial Planning for Same-Sex Couples: Recommended Reading,” 8 Law & Sexuality 613 (1998), 36 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “The Future of Feminist Legal Theory,” 11 Wisconsin Women’s Law Journal 367 (1997), 17 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Taxing Lesbians,” 6 Southern California Review of Law and Women’s Studies 471 (1997), 11 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Imagine There’s No Marriage,” 16 QLR 27 (1996), 34 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Lesbian Perspective, Lesbian Experience, and the Risk of Essentialism,” 2 Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law 43 (1994), 31 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Litigating for Lesbian and Gay Rights: A Legal History,” 79 Virginia Law Review 1551 (1993), 91 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Feminist Legal Scholarship,” 77 Iowa Law Review 19 (1991), 21 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Same-Sex Couples and the Federal Tax Laws,” 1 Law & Sexuality 97 (1991), 35 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Feminism and the Limits of Equality,” 24 Georgia Law Review 803 (1990), 45 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Feminist Jurisprudence: Grounding the Theories,” 4 Berkeley Women’s Law Journal 191 (1989/90), 24 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Position Paper on Impact (H.R. 2528) Section 302: ‘Realistic Possibility of Success’ is Too Low a Standard for a Tax Return,” with Calvin Johnson, Tax Notes Today, 89 TNT 156-25, (July 31, 1989), 6 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Good and Bad Bias: A Comment on Feminist Theory and Judging,” 61 Southern California Law Review 1945 (1988), 11 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Teaching Feminist Legal Theory at Texas: Listening to Difference and Exploring Connections,” 38 Journal of Legal Education 165 (1988), 17 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Taxation of Boot Notes in a 351/453 Transaction,” 27 South Texas Law Review 61 (1986) (special issue), 38 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “From Crane to Tufts: In Search of a Rationale for the Taxation of Nonrecourse Mortgagors,” 11 Hofstra Law Review 1 (1982), 61 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Installment Sales by Retailers: A Case for Repeal of Section 453(a) of the Internal Revenue Code,” 1978 Wisconsin Law Review 1, 27 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “A Government Tax Subsidy,” with Hossein Askari and Richard Shaw, 51 Accounting Review 331 (1976), 4 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Subchapter S Corporations and the One Class of Stock Requirement: Should Debt Ever Be Reclassified as a Disqualifying Second Class of Stock?” 8 Georgia Law Review 199 (1973), 26 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Taxation of Promises to Pay,” 8 Georgia Law Review 125 (1973), 34 pages.

Book Reviews

Patricia A. Cain, “Family Drama: Dangling Inheritances and Promised Lands,” review of Someday All This Will Be Yours: A History of Inheritance and Old Age, by Hendrik Hartog. 49 Tulsa Law Review 345 (2013), 9 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “The Master’s Voice Will Never Dismantle Structural Injustice,” review of Free Speech and the Politics of Identity, by David A. J. Richards. 3 Books-On-Law no.7 (2000), 5 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, Review of One Wedding and a Revolution: A Film by Debra Chasnoff, with Jean C. Love. 24 St. Louis University Public Law Review 11 (2005), 10 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, Review of Gaylaw: Challenging the Apartheid of the Closet, by William N. Eskridge, Jr. 107 American Historical Review 576 (2002), 1 page.
Patricia A. Cain, “In Search of a Normative Principle for Property Division at Divorce,” review of The Illusion of Equality: The Rhetoric and Reality of Divorce Reform, by Martha Albertson Fineman. 1 Texas Journal of Women and the Law 249 (1992), 20 pages.
Patricia A. Cain, “Stories of Rights: Developing Moral Theory and Teaching Law,” with Jean C. Love, review of Rights, Restitution, and Risk: Essays in Moral Theory, by Judith Jarvis Thomson. 86 Michigan Law Review 1365 (1988), 23 pages.