144 2007 Student Writing Competition “. . . Not Related by Blood, Marriage, or Adoption”: A History of the Definition of “Family” in Zoning Law Adam Lubow I. Introduction How the law defines a family has been an important question throughoou American history, from Revolutionary times1 to today’s culture wars.2 Consideration of who constitutes a family often introduces a course in family law,3 with implications and variations in many areas of the law, such as immigration, inheritance, access to...