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Jeanmarie Fenrich, Esq.
Director of Special Projects - Africa, Leitner Center for International Law and Justice

Telephone: 212.636.7533
Office: Room 213


  • The Impact of Commercialization on Women’s Access to Land in Ghana – A Case Study on Land Rights in "Powerful Synergies: Gender Equality, Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability," United Nations Development Programme (with Tracy Higgins) (2012)
  • Legal Pluralism, Gender, and Access to Land in Ghana, 23 Fordham Envtl. Law Rev. 7 (with Tracy Higgins) (2012) Customary Law, Gender Equality, and the Family: The Promise and Limits of a Choice Paradigm in THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW, Cambridge University Press, Jeanmarie Fenrich, Paolo Galizzi, and Tracy Higgins, eds. (with Tracy Higgins) (2011)
  • THE FUTURE OF AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW, Cambridge University Press (Co-Editor with Paolo Galizzi and Tracy Higgins) (2011)
  • "It's Not OK": New Zealand's Efforts to Eliminate Violence Against Women, Fordham Int'l L. J. (with Jorge Contesse) (2009)
  • We Will Still Live: Confronting Stigma and Discrimination Against Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Malawi, Fordham Int'l L. J. (with Chi Mgbako and Tracy E. Higgins) (2008)
  • Gender Equality and Customary Marriage: Bargaining in the Shadow of Post-Apartheid Legal Pluralism, Fordham Int'l L. J. (with Tracy E. Higgins and Ziona Tanzer) (2008)
  • Promise Unfulfilled: Law, Culture and Women's Inheritance Rights in Ghana, 25 Fordham Int'l L.J. 259 (with Tracy E. Higgins) (2002)
  • The Rehnquist Court's Changed Reading of the Equal Protection Clause in The Context of Voting Rights, 65 Fordham L. Rev. 1819 (1997)