Family Court Review
This issue of Family Court Review (FCR) begins by honoring the life and memory of Ruth Stern, former Managing Editor of Family Court Review, who passed away in October, 2016. Her husband, Professor Herbie DiFonzo, offers glimpses into Ruth's life and their life together. Coming from a baseball family myself, I am particularly moved by Ruth's and Herbie's mutual passion for the New York Mets. It is obvious from the details Herbie graciously shares that theirs was a love and a life of unique tenderness and togetherness. I am deeply grateful to Herbie for allowing us the privilege to publish this tribute to Ruth.
The April 2017 issue consists of six articles and two law student notes. In this volume, we have initiated a practice discussed during the 2016 Editorial Board meeting at the AFCC Annual Conference in Seattle. From time to time, FCR editors and staff plans to publish articles longer than the standard twenty-five pages. By doing so, we hope to encourage the submission of additional scholarly articles from academics who, in lieu of submitting their articles to FCR, choose other professional publications that allow for documents of longer length. Thus, this is a call to our readers to encourage authors to submit articles to FCR that they heretofore may have submitted to other journals.
Barbara A. Babb, Editorial Notes: April 2017, Fam. Ct. Rev. 173 (2017).