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Mission Impossible: On Baker, Equal Benefits, And The Imposition Of Stigma, Mark Strasser Dec 2000

Mission Impossible: On Baker, Equal Benefits, And The Imposition Of Stigma, Mark Strasser

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal

In Baker v. State, the Vermont Supreme Court held that the state constitution required same-sex couples be afforded the same benefits and protections that married couples receive. While the state did not need to recognize same-sex marriage, at the very least, it needed to create a parallel system providing equal benefits. Professor Mark Strasser argues that a civil union alternative ultimately would not meet the court's requirements because it cannot possibly provide this requisite equality. His central concern is the differing treatment that same-sex marriage and domestic partnerships receive from other states. Additionally, Professor Strasser notes that such a ...


Recent Developments In Family Law, Robert Spector Nov 2000

Recent Developments In Family Law, Robert Spector

Robert G. Spector

No abstract provided.


The Hidden Law: An Analysis Of Unpublished Family Law Opinions From The Court Of Civil Appeals 1999-2000, Robert Spector Nov 2000

The Hidden Law: An Analysis Of Unpublished Family Law Opinions From The Court Of Civil Appeals 1999-2000, Robert Spector

Robert G. Spector

No abstract provided.


Speaker, Girls In The Juvenile Justice System Nationally, Francine Sherman Oct 2000

Speaker, Girls In The Juvenile Justice System Nationally, Francine Sherman

Francine T. Sherman

No abstract provided.


Eliminating Consideration Of Parental Wealth In Post-Divorce Child Custody Disputes, Carolyn J. Frantz Oct 2000

Eliminating Consideration Of Parental Wealth In Post-Divorce Child Custody Disputes, Carolyn J. Frantz

Michigan Law Review

There may be no story as old as that of the child of privilege, spoiled in the things of the world, who finally achieves happiness through coming to appreciate the simple charms of working-class life. But equal in strength are the real life stories of American parents: their drive for the accumulation of personal wealth, so frequently justified as "for the children." The place of wealth in the good life of a child is deeply controversial, and it should surprise no one to see it played out in child custody law. Under the statutes of almost all states, custody disputes ...


Prostitution And Teenage Girls, Francine Sherman Sep 2000

Prostitution And Teenage Girls, Francine Sherman

Francine T. Sherman

No abstract provided.


Contest And Consent: A Legal History Of Marital Rape, Jill Elaine Hasday Sep 2000

Contest And Consent: A Legal History Of Marital Rape, Jill Elaine Hasday

Jill Elaine Hasday

No abstract provided.


Reclaiming The "Creatures Of The State": Contracting For Child Custody Decisionmaking In The Best Interests Of The Family, E. Gary Spitko Sep 2000

Reclaiming The "Creatures Of The State": Contracting For Child Custody Decisionmaking In The Best Interests Of The Family, E. Gary Spitko

Washington and Lee Law Review

No abstract provided.


Toward More Effective Judicial Education In Issues Of Family Violence, Katie J. Land Sep 2000

Toward More Effective Judicial Education In Issues Of Family Violence, Katie J. Land

Buffalo Women's Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Losing More Than Time: Incarcerated Mothers And The Adoption And Safe Families Act Of 1997, Mariely Downey Sep 2000

Losing More Than Time: Incarcerated Mothers And The Adoption And Safe Families Act Of 1997, Mariely Downey

Buffalo Women's Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Buying A Wife But Saving A Child: A Deconstruction Of Popular Rhetoric And Legal Analysis Of Mail-Order Brides And Intercountry Adoptions, Ryiah Lilith Sep 2000

Buying A Wife But Saving A Child: A Deconstruction Of Popular Rhetoric And Legal Analysis Of Mail-Order Brides And Intercountry Adoptions, Ryiah Lilith

Buffalo Women's Law Journal

No abstract provided.


What Should Be The Standards For Intervening Between Parent And Child? The Parental Prosecution For A Young Boy's Obesity, Laura A. Kelley Sep 2000

What Should Be The Standards For Intervening Between Parent And Child? The Parental Prosecution For A Young Boy's Obesity, Laura A. Kelley

Buffalo Women's Law Journal

No abstract provided.


The Public Womb: Women Under China's One-Child Policy, Rachael Savanyu Sep 2000

The Public Womb: Women Under China's One-Child Policy, Rachael Savanyu

Buffalo Women's Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Unbending Gender: Why Family And Work Conflict And What To Do About It, Martha M. Ertman Aug 2000

Unbending Gender: Why Family And Work Conflict And What To Do About It, Martha M. Ertman

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Probation And The Delinquent Girl, Francine Sherman Jul 2000

Probation And The Delinquent Girl, Francine Sherman

Francine T. Sherman

No abstract provided.


The Forgotten Children: Same-Sex Partners, Their Children And Unequal Treatment, Debra Carrasquillo Hedges Jul 2000

The Forgotten Children: Same-Sex Partners, Their Children And Unequal Treatment, Debra Carrasquillo Hedges

Boston College Law Review

Many of today's family relationships no longer fit within the traditional one-mother, one-father model. Families created by gay and lesbian couples are on the increase and the issues relating to the legal protections of these families remain uncertain. Many state courts and legislatures have refused to legally recognize, through second-parent adoptions, the relationship of children born to a homosexual couple with their non-biological second parent. The refusal to permit secondparent adoptions denies the children of homosexual couples, as a class, many of the legal benefits and protections afforded to children of heterosexual couples. This Note argues that such classifications ...


Customized Marriage, James Herbie Difonzo Jul 2000

Customized Marriage, James Herbie Difonzo

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Before It's Too Late: Neuropsychological Consequences Of Child Neglect And Their Implications For Law And Social Policy, Janet Weinstein, Ricardo Weinstein Jun 2000

Before It's Too Late: Neuropsychological Consequences Of Child Neglect And Their Implications For Law And Social Policy, Janet Weinstein, Ricardo Weinstein

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

Recent developments in the neurosciences have led to dramatic breakthroughs in the area of brain development and the understanding of consequences of neglect. Because this process was heretofore not understood, legislators have been wary of drafting child protection statutes that afforded the possibility for arbitrary interference with families. Strict statutory standards have been adopted that allow coercive intervention only in cases where the child is at substantial risk of imminent physical harm, or after some of the most severe consequences of neglect have been identified. These laws do not consider developmental harm because it does not present an imminent danger ...


Speaker, Girls In The Justice System, Francine Sherman Apr 2000

Speaker, Girls In The Justice System, Francine Sherman

Francine T. Sherman

No abstract provided.


Anglicans, Merchants, And Feminists: A Comparative Study Of The Evolution Of Married Women's Rights In Virginia, New York, And Wisconsin, Joseph A. Ranney Apr 2000

Anglicans, Merchants, And Feminists: A Comparative Study Of The Evolution Of Married Women's Rights In Virginia, New York, And Wisconsin, Joseph A. Ranney

William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice

No abstract provided.


Empty Gestures: The (In)Significance Of Recent Attempts To Liberalize Algerian Family Law, Ann Luerssen Crowther Apr 2000

Empty Gestures: The (In)Significance Of Recent Attempts To Liberalize Algerian Family Law, Ann Luerssen Crowther

William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice

No abstract provided.


The Challenge To Rural States Of Procedural Reform In High Conflict Custody Cases, Elizabeth Barker Brandt J.D. Apr 2000

The Challenge To Rural States Of Procedural Reform In High Conflict Custody Cases, Elizabeth Barker Brandt J.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Battered-Child Syndrome: Is It A Paradigm For A Child Of Embattled Divorce?, H. Patrick Stern M.D., Michael W. Mellon Ph.D., Beth O. Butler L.C.S.W., Suzanne E. Stroh R.N.P., Nicholas Long Ph.D., Jerry G. Jones M.D. Apr 2000

Battered-Child Syndrome: Is It A Paradigm For A Child Of Embattled Divorce?, H. Patrick Stern M.D., Michael W. Mellon Ph.D., Beth O. Butler L.C.S.W., Suzanne E. Stroh R.N.P., Nicholas Long Ph.D., Jerry G. Jones M.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Contentious Divorce: The Rocky Path To The Child's Best Interests, Michael S. Jellinek M.D., Kate Erwin M.D., Alexa Bagnell M.D. Apr 2000

Contentious Divorce: The Rocky Path To The Child's Best Interests, Michael S. Jellinek M.D., Kate Erwin M.D., Alexa Bagnell M.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


In The Best Interest Of The Child: A Commentary, Lawrence H. Diller M.D. Apr 2000

In The Best Interest Of The Child: A Commentary, Lawrence H. Diller M.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Evolving Judicial Role In Child Custody Disputes: From Fault Finder To Conflict Manager To Differential Case Management, Andrew Schepard J.D. Apr 2000

The Evolving Judicial Role In Child Custody Disputes: From Fault Finder To Conflict Manager To Differential Case Management, Andrew Schepard J.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Child Maltreatment And Endangerment In The Context Of Divorce, Kathleen Coulborn Faller Ph.D. Apr 2000

Child Maltreatment And Endangerment In The Context Of Divorce, Kathleen Coulborn Faller Ph.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Building Multidisciplinary Professional Partnerships With The Court Of Behalf Of High-Conflict Divorcing Families And Their Children: Who Needs What Kind Of Help, Janet R. Johnston Ph.D. Apr 2000

Building Multidisciplinary Professional Partnerships With The Court Of Behalf Of High-Conflict Divorcing Families And Their Children: Who Needs What Kind Of Help, Janet R. Johnston Ph.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Comprehensive Child Custody Evaluation—Ten Years Later, Robert L. Halon Ph.D. Apr 2000

The Comprehensive Child Custody Evaluation—Ten Years Later, Robert L. Halon Ph.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.


Qualifications Of The Techniques To Be Used By Judges, Attorneys, And Mental Health Professionals Who Deal The Children In High Conflict Divorce Cases, Barry Bricklin Ph.D., Gail Elliott Ph.D. Apr 2000

Qualifications Of The Techniques To Be Used By Judges, Attorneys, And Mental Health Professionals Who Deal The Children In High Conflict Divorce Cases, Barry Bricklin Ph.D., Gail Elliott Ph.D.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

No abstract provided.