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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 ...


The Internet Is The New Public Forum: Why Riley V. California Supports Net Neutrality, Adam Lamparello 2014 SelectedWorks

The Internet Is The New Public Forum: Why Riley V. California Supports Net Neutrality, Adam Lamparello

Adam Lamparello

Technology has ushered civil liberties into the virtual world, and the law must adapt by providing legal protections to individuals who speak, assemble, and associate in that world. The original purposes of the First Amendment, which from time immemorial have protected civil liberties and preserved the free, open, and robust exchange of information, support net neutrality. After all, laws or practices that violate cherished freedoms in the physical world also violate those freedoms in the virtual world. The battle over net neutrality is “is absolutely the First Amendment issue of our time,” just as warrantless searches of cell phones were ...


Saving Face: Acid Attack Laws After The U.N. Convention On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women, Lisa M. Taylor 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Saving Face: Acid Attack Laws After The U.N. Convention On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women, Lisa M. Taylor

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


What God Has United Man Will Now Divide: Divorce Referendum Changes Law Of 60 Years, Laura A. Marshall 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

What God Has United Man Will Now Divide: Divorce Referendum Changes Law Of 60 Years, Laura A. Marshall

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


There's No Place Like Home. Determining Habitual Residence: Feder V. Evans-Feder, Katherine V. Hung 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

There's No Place Like Home. Determining Habitual Residence: Feder V. Evans-Feder, Katherine V. Hung

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Law In Ancient Egyptian Fiction, Russ VerSteeg 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Law In Ancient Egyptian Fiction, Russ Versteeg

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Access For Access: Ensuring Access To Federal Courts For Parents Seeking To Exercise Rights Of Access Under The Hague Convention On The Civil Aspects Of International Child Abduction, Katherine L. Olson 2014 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Access For Access: Ensuring Access To Federal Courts For Parents Seeking To Exercise Rights Of Access Under The Hague Convention On The Civil Aspects Of International Child Abduction, Katherine L. Olson

Catholic University Law Review

Each year, thousands of children are abducted across international borders, often by one of their parents. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (Hague Convention) and its implementing legislation, the International Child Abduction Remedies Act (ICARA), provide recourse to the non-abducting parent. However, recent cases in the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Fourth and Second Circuits have created a circuit split on the issue of whether rights of access, in contrast to rights of custody, convey a private right of action in U.S. federal courts under the Hague Convention. This Comment examines this ...


Session Iii, Alan Hawkins, Jason Carroll, Jessica Dixon Weaver, Paul Sullins 2014 Brigham Young University Law School

Session Iii, Alan Hawkins, Jason Carroll, Jessica Dixon Weaver, Paul Sullins

the Marriage and Family Law Research Project

Moderator: Lynn D. Wardle (BYU Law School)

  • Prof. Alan Hawkins & Prof. Jason Carroll, Beyond the Expansion Framework: How Same-Sex Marriage Changes the Institutional Meaning of Marriage and Heterosexual Men’s Conception of Marriage
  • Prof. Jessica Dixon Weaver, The Fluid Family Theory
  • Prof. Paul Sullins, Biology and Child Well-Being: The Irreducible Difference of Same-Sex Families


Ironic Simplicity: Why Shaken Baby Syndrome Misdiagnoses Should Result In Automatic Reimbursement For The Wrongly Accused, Jay Simmons 2014 Seattle University School of Law

Ironic Simplicity: Why Shaken Baby Syndrome Misdiagnoses Should Result In Automatic Reimbursement For The Wrongly Accused, Jay Simmons

Seattle University Law Review

Shaken baby syndrome (SBS)’s shortcomings include the debatable science behind SBS theory and diagnosis—the questioning of which has grown more vociferous—and the arguably biased, discriminatory treatment of the accused. Professor Deborah Tuerkheimer notes that the evolving SBS skepticism and contentious debate has resulted in "chaos" in many SBS adjudications and within the medical and biomechanical fields, with the same SBS proponents and opponents continually crusading for and clashing over their beliefs. The issues surrounding the medical and biomechanical components of SBS diagnoses have been repeatedly examined and discussed, and are not the focus of this Note. This ...


A Matter Of Compliance: How Do U.S. Multinational Corporations Deal With The Discrepancies In The Family And Medical Leave Act Of 1993 And The European Union Directive On Parental Leave; Is An International Standard Practical Or Appropriate In This Area Of Law?, Kathryn L. Morris 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

A Matter Of Compliance: How Do U.S. Multinational Corporations Deal With The Discrepancies In The Family And Medical Leave Act Of 1993 And The European Union Directive On Parental Leave; Is An International Standard Practical Or Appropriate In This Area Of Law?, Kathryn L. Morris

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Lawful Wife, Unlawful Sex - Examining The Effect Of The Criminalization Of Marital Rape In England And The Republic Of Ireland, Melisa J. Anderson 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Lawful Wife, Unlawful Sex - Examining The Effect Of The Criminalization Of Marital Rape In England And The Republic Of Ireland, Melisa J. Anderson

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Ill Effects Of A United States Ratification Of The Hague Convention On Protection Of Children And Co-Operation In Respect Of Intercountry Adoption, Gina M. Croft 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

The Ill Effects Of A United States Ratification Of The Hague Convention On Protection Of Children And Co-Operation In Respect Of Intercountry Adoption, Gina M. Croft

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Legal Recognition Of Gender Change For Transsexual Persons In The United Kingdom: The Human Rights Act 1998 And "Compatibility" With European Human Rights Law, Robert E. Rains 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Legal Recognition Of Gender Change For Transsexual Persons In The United Kingdom: The Human Rights Act 1998 And "Compatibility" With European Human Rights Law, Robert E. Rains

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Momma Drama: A Study Of How Canada's National Regulation Of Surrogacy Compares To Australia's Independent State Regulation Of Surrogacy, Ailis L. Burpee 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Momma Drama: A Study Of How Canada's National Regulation Of Surrogacy Compares To Australia's Independent State Regulation Of Surrogacy, Ailis L. Burpee

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Summary Of Henson V. Henson, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 79, Sydney Gambee 2014 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Summary Of Henson V. Henson, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 79, Sydney Gambee

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court determined that (1) survivor benefits must be specifically set forth in a divorce decree notwithstanding NRS 286.590, which does not automatically confer survivor benefits and (2) immediate payment of benefits to a former non-employee spouse must be requested by motion, in accordance with California’s approach in In re Marriage of Cornejo.

[1] 916 P.2d 476 (Cal. 1996).


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 ...


Brian H. Stuy (With Foreward By David Smolin), Open Secret: Cash And Coercion In China's International Adoption Program, Brian H. Stuy 2014 SelectedWorks

Brian H. Stuy (With Foreward By David Smolin), Open Secret: Cash And Coercion In China's International Adoption Program, Brian H. Stuy

David M. Smolin

Open Secret is a documentation and analysis of seriously abusive practices in China's intercountry adoption system. The article describes three kinds of abuses: baby-buying programs at Chinese orphanages, "confiscations" of children by population control officials, and "education" programs in which orphanages falsify the ages and family situation of teenagers in order to make them paper eligible for intercountry adoption. The article questions the effectiveness of the Hague legal regimen for intercountry adoption, particularly in the context of China. A brief foreward by David Smolin places Brian Stuy's extensively-researched article about adoptions from China in a broader context.


The Numbers Game: Why California's Child Support Formula Should Be Amended To Avoid Parental Abuse, Karly Schlinkert 2014 Golden Gate University School of Law

The Numbers Game: Why California's Child Support Formula Should Be Amended To Avoid Parental Abuse, Karly Schlinkert

Golden Gate University Law Review

This article examines the H% element of the child support equation (the amount of time the higher earning parent spends with the minor child) and how it affects children and their best interests. Part I focuses on the history of child support in America and how federal legislation has impacted California’s approach to child support. Part II discuses California’s child support formula and how the amount of time spent with a child affects the total amount of financial support owed; this section will focus on what constitutes a child’s best interest. This article advocates for California to ...


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