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New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp 2015 DePaul University

New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp

Sara L Kimble

No abstract provided.


New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp 2015 DePaul University

New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp

School for New Learning Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Why The State Cannot “Abolish Marriage” A Partial Defense Of Legal Marriage Based On The Structure Of Intimate Duties, Gregg Strauss 2015 Duke Law

Why The State Cannot “Abolish Marriage” A Partial Defense Of Legal Marriage Based On The Structure Of Intimate Duties, Gregg Strauss

Faculty Scholarship

Does a liberal state have a legitimate interest in defining the terms of intimate relationships? Recently, several scholars have answered this question “no” and concluded that the state should abolish marriage, along with all other categories of intimate status. While politically infeasible, these proposals offer a powerful thought experiment. In this Article, I use this thought experiment to argue that the law cannot avoid relying on intimate status norms and has legitimate reasons to retain an intimate status like marriage.

The argument has three parts. First, even if the law abolished licensed status categories, ordinary doctrines in tort, contract and ...


California Egg Toss - The High Costs Of Avoiding Unenforceable Surrogacy Contracts, Jennifer Jackson 2014 University of San Diego

California Egg Toss - The High Costs Of Avoiding Unenforceable Surrogacy Contracts, Jennifer Jackson

Jennifer Jackson

In an emotionally charged decision regarding surrogacy contracts, it is important to recognize the ramifications, costs, and policy. There are advantages to both “gestational carrier surrogacy” contracts and “traditional surrogacy” contracts. However, this paper focuses on the differences between these contracts using case law. Specifically, this paper will focus on the implications of California case law regarding surrogacy contracts. Cases such as Johnson v. Calvert and In Re Marriage of Moschetta provide a clear distinction between these contracts. This distinction will show that while gestational carrier surrogacy contracts are more expensive, public policy and court opinions will provide certainty and ...


Procreating From Prison: Evaluating British Prisoners' Right To Artificially Inseminate Their Wives Under The United Kingdom's New Human Rights Act And The 2001 Mellor Case, PollyBeth Proctor 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Procreating From Prison: Evaluating British Prisoners' Right To Artificially Inseminate Their Wives Under The United Kingdom's New Human Rights Act And The 2001 Mellor Case, Pollybeth Proctor

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Airplane Trips And Organ Banks: Random Events And The Hague Convention On Intercountry Adoptions, Curtis Kleem 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Airplane Trips And Organ Banks: Random Events And The Hague Convention On Intercountry Adoptions, Curtis Kleem

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


What Is In A Name: Why The European Same-Sex Partnership Acts Create A Valid Marital Relationship, Edward Brumby 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

What Is In A Name: Why The European Same-Sex Partnership Acts Create A Valid Marital Relationship, Edward Brumby

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


A Difficult Situation Made Harder: A Parent's Choice Between Civil Remedies And Criminal Charges In International Child Abduction, Donyale N. Leslie 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

A Difficult Situation Made Harder: A Parent's Choice Between Civil Remedies And Criminal Charges In International Child Abduction, Donyale N. Leslie

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


To Comply Or Not To Comply? Brazil's Relationship With The Hague Convention On The Civil Aspects Of International Child Abduction, Amanda M. Waide 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

To Comply Or Not To Comply? Brazil's Relationship With The Hague Convention On The Civil Aspects Of International Child Abduction, Amanda M. Waide

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Tribes And Race: The Court’S Missed Opportunity In Adoptive Couple V. Baby Girl, Christopher Deluzio 2014 Pace University

Tribes And Race: The Court’S Missed Opportunity In Adoptive Couple V. Baby Girl, Christopher Deluzio

Pace Law Review

Part I of this article will provide an overview of the legal doctrines implicated in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl. First, Part I will discuss both Indian Child Welfare Act’s text and purpose and scholarly attention given to the law. Second, Part I will examine the law of putative fathers insofar as relevant to understanding ICWA’s application in Adoptive Couple. Part II provides insight into the Court’s equal protection jurisprudence with a particular emphasis on considerations of race in adoption and laws implicating Indian tribes. This Part introduces the limited scholarly treatment afforded to the equal protection ...


Technology And Family Law Hearings, Ron S. Foster, Lianne M. Cihlar 2014 Western University

Technology And Family Law Hearings, Ron S. Foster, Lianne M. Cihlar

Western Journal of Legal Studies

Technological innovations are changing the practice of law. Lawyers need to be aware of both the advantages of new technologies and the novel concerns that arise in the digital age. This article discusses eight issues that lawyers should be aware of with respect to technological advances within the legal field: (1) cloud technology, (2) the privacy implications that arise from new technology, (3) data storage technology, (4) electronic trials and hearings, (5) demonstrative evidence, (6) digital exhibit books, (7) internet searches and witnesses, and (8) video conference testimony.


Hey Uncle Sam! Maybe It's Time To Stop Condoning Child Abductions To Mexico, Antoinette Newberry Wood 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Hey Uncle Sam! Maybe It's Time To Stop Condoning Child Abductions To Mexico, Antoinette Newberry Wood

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Summary Of Major V. State, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 70, Christian Spaulding 2014 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Summary Of Major V. State, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 70, Christian Spaulding

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

In a child abuse case, where a family court has previously imposed an obligation on the defendant for the costs of supporting a child placed in the care of social services, the Supreme Court of Nevada determined the district court has jurisdiction to grant restitution to the State for the cost of such child care but must be offset the restitution amount by the amount of the support obligation imposed by the family court.


Critical Legal Studies, Daniel Fernando Gomez Tamayo 2014 SelectedWorks

Critical Legal Studies, Daniel Fernando Gomez Tamayo

Daniel Fernando Gomez Tamayo

The Concept of Law, Hart vs Dworkin, Intelligent Design Research by Katherine S. Pollard and Howard Gardner, American Democracy, Fundamental Rights. American Canon Law.


The Law's Duty To Promote The Kinship System: Implications For Assisted Reproductive Techniques And For Proposed Redefinitions Of Familial Relations, Scott T. FitzGibbon 2014 Boston College Law School

The Law's Duty To Promote The Kinship System: Implications For Assisted Reproductive Techniques And For Proposed Redefinitions Of Familial Relations, Scott T. Fitzgibbon

Scott T. FitzGibbon

Kinship relations, in our society and in most, are organized systematically. That is to say, each kinship connection is constructed, conducted, and considered, not in isolation but by reference to the others. Your uncle is your father’s brother, in just about the same way as your own sibling is your brother and your children are one another’s brothers and sisters. Your spouse is the mother or father of your children, in just about the same way as your mother and father are your parents and the parents of your siblings. One’s beliefs and expectations about what each ...


Bridging The Gap Between Intent And Status: A New Framework For Modern Parentage, yehezkel Margalit 2014 SelectedWorks

Bridging The Gap Between Intent And Status: A New Framework For Modern Parentage, Yehezkel Margalit

Hezi Margalit

The last few decades have witnessed dramatic changes in the conceptualization and methodologies of determining legal parentage in the U.S. and other countries in the western world. Through various sociological shifts, growing social openness and bio-medical innovations, the traditional definitions of family and parenthood have been dramatically transformed. This transformation has led to an acute and urgent need for legal and social frameworks to regulate the process of determining legal parentage. Moreover, instead of progressing in a piecemeal, ad-hoc manner, the framework for determining legal parentage should be comprehensive. Only a comprehensive solution will address the differing needs of ...


International Surrogacy Is Dangerous And Unfair, Anne T. Gallagher AO 2014 SelectedWorks

International Surrogacy Is Dangerous And Unfair, Anne T. Gallagher Ao

Anne T Gallagher

A recent case of commercial surrogacy involving an Australian couple and a Thai surrogate sheds a rare light on the hidden and fundamentally unjust world of international commercial surrogacy.


Raymond, Janice. Not A Choice, Not A Job., Ane Mathieson 2014 Salve Regina University

Raymond, Janice. Not A Choice, Not A Job., Ane Mathieson

Journal of Interdisciplinary Feminist Thought

No abstract provided.


Rights In Separate Property Of Hindu Female – Challenge To Acquire A New Self, Archana Mishra 2014 SelectedWorks

Rights In Separate Property Of Hindu Female – Challenge To Acquire A New Self, Archana Mishra

Archana Mishra

In India, among Hindus the customary laws sanctioned the male oriented law with respect to land and property and denied female their rights in land property. Access to economic rights, inheritance and property ownership to women has significant impact on her social and economic well-being. HSA, 1956 marks a new era in the Indian history of social legislation by removing, to an extent, the pre-existing discrimination in inheritance on grounds of gender and giving women access to economic rights. But the Act fails to live up to the promise of a legal system which aspires to ensure equality for all ...


Moving Beyond Marriage: A Proposed Unit Of Presumed Economic Interdependence For Joint Filing Purposes In Bankruptcy And In Tax, Heather V. Graham 2014 Pace University

Moving Beyond Marriage: A Proposed Unit Of Presumed Economic Interdependence For Joint Filing Purposes In Bankruptcy And In Tax, Heather V. Graham

Pace Law Review

In order to promote both equality and efficiency, this Comment proposes that individuals should have the opportunity to file jointly for tax and bankruptcy purposes when they have a relationship predicated upon economic interdependence, as opposed to basing the opportunity to file jointly upon marital status. Part I of this Comment will briefly discuss the history of marriage in the United States. In particular, Part I will discuss the role that the government has had in promoting and regulating marriage and how the treatment of married persons operates to the exclusion of the unmarried. Parts II and III of this ...


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