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Rethinking Wrongful Life: Bridging The Boundary Between Tort And Family Law, Philip G. Peters Jr. Jan 1993

Rethinking Wrongful Life: Bridging The Boundary Between Tort And Family Law, Philip G. Peters Jr.

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Traditional tort law embraces an unduly narrow notion of corrective justice that fails to resolve wrongful life disputes satisfactorily. The unique circumstances associated with the creation of a new life bring into play another, broader paradigm of responsibility: one that resembles family law more than tort. From this perspective, children whose birth can be attributed to tortious conduct have a strong moral claim for supplemental child support whenever a tortfeasor's interference with the pro- creative rights of the parents foreseeably results in the birth of a child and that child's parents cannot provide adequate support. In such an ...


The Pressure Of Precedent: A Critique Of The Conservative Approaches To Stare Decisis In Abortion Cases, Michael J. Gerhardt Jan 1993

The Pressure Of Precedent: A Critique Of The Conservative Approaches To Stare Decisis In Abortion Cases, Michael J. Gerhardt

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Prosecutorial Immunity: The Response To Prenatal Drug Use, Margaret P. Spencer Jan 1993

Prosecutorial Immunity: The Response To Prenatal Drug Use, Margaret P. Spencer

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No abstract provided.


Divorce And The Displaced Homemaker: A Discourse On Playing With Dolls, Partnership Buyouts And Dissociation Under No-Fault, Cynthia Lee Starnes Jan 1993

Divorce And The Displaced Homemaker: A Discourse On Playing With Dolls, Partnership Buyouts And Dissociation Under No-Fault, Cynthia Lee Starnes

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Applications Of A Contemporary Partnership Model For Divorce, Cynthia Lee Starnes Jan 1993

Applications Of A Contemporary Partnership Model For Divorce, Cynthia Lee Starnes

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