Edward A. Smith/Missouri Chair in Law, the Constitution,
Society and Professor of Law
June Carbone is the Edward A. Smith/Missouri Chair of Law, the Constitution and Society at UMKC. She previously served as associate dean for professional development and presidential professor of ethics and the common good at Santa Clara University School of Law. She received her J.D. from the Yale Law School, and her A.B. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.
Professor Carbone writes extensively about the legal issues surrounding marriage, divorce and family obligations, especially within the context of the recent revolutions in biotechnology. Her book From Partners to Parents: The Second Revolution in Family Law was published by Columbia University Press in 2000. She has co-authored the third edition of Family Law (Aspen, 2005) with Leslie Harris and the late Lee Teitelbaum. Her new book with Naomi Cahn, Red Families v. Blue Families was published by Oxford University Press in 2009.
She teaches property, family law, assisted reproduction and bioethics, and has previously taught contracts, remedies, financial institutions, civil procedure and feminist jurisprudence.
Areas of expertise
Property, family law, bioethics