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The Ali Principles Of The Law Of Family Dissolution: Addressing Inequality Through Functional Regulation, Linda C. McClain, Douglas NeJamie 2023 Boston University School of Law

The Ali Principles Of The Law Of Family Dissolution: Addressing Inequality Through Functional Regulation, Linda C. Mcclain, Douglas Nejamie

Faculty Scholarship

As part of a volume commemorating the American Law Institute on its centennial, this Essay reflects on the ALI Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution. We show how the Principles’ drafters intervened in cutting-edge issues at a time of flux in family law in ways that elaborated a progressive agenda that would continue to gain traction in the years after the Principles’ publication in 2000. Beginning from the assumption that family law should reflect how people actually live, the drafters developed a functional, rather than formal, approach to legal regulation. Such an approach, they believed, could vindicate commitments to ...


Mut’Ah Divorce: Its Concepts And Its Provisions: A Comparative Study Between Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh) And Omani Law, Dr. Rashid bin Hamoud Naziri 2022 Assistant Professor of Islamic Jurisprudence and its Fundamentals College of Law, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman

Mut’Ah Divorce: Its Concepts And Its Provisions: A Comparative Study Between Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh) And Omani Law, Dr. Rashid Bin Hamoud Naziri

UAE University Law Journal مجلة جامعة الإمارات للبحوث القانونية

The study discusses the money paid to the divorcee woman (Mut’ah) as a result of the divorce. Many Muslim scholars have different views towards the provisions and details of this due payment to the divorcee. Further, the Omani Personal Statue law has an opinion for its provisions. As a result, this study is conducted to set the base for this opinion, explain its view, intentions and goals that law bore in its’ inactions.

This study has two approaches; the first one is classified into two sub-quests. The first sub-quest discusses the linguistic definition of (Mut’ah), while the other ...


Matkulak V. Davis, 138 Nev. Adv. Op. 61 (Sept. 01, 2022), Sam Pope 2022 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Matkulak V. Davis, 138 Nev. Adv. Op. 61 (Sept. 01, 2022), Sam Pope

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

Deviations from the Nevada Administration Code’s framework for calculating a parent’s base child support obligations may not exceed the party’s total obligation. Furthermore, a district court’s decision to award reasonable attorney fees and costs will stand absent an abuse of discretion. Here, the district court deviated from NAC 425.150(1)’s framework and increased the appellant’s child support obligation by nearly $2,000 per month over NAC 425.140’s base child support obligation. This deviation exceeded the appellant’s monthly total obligation which the district court calculated to $823.04. Therefore, the Supreme ...


Divorcing Guns: How Family Law Could Change Parental Gun Ownership And Save Kids’ Lives, Marcia A. Zug 2022 University of South Carolina School of Law

Divorcing Guns: How Family Law Could Change Parental Gun Ownership And Save Kids’ Lives, Marcia A. Zug

Washington and Lee Law Review Online

Guns are deadly. They are especially deadly for children yet, currently, parental gun ownership is not a major factor in custody disputes. This needs to change. Making irresponsible gun ownership a routine factor in custody cases could transform parental gun behavior. In other contexts, the potential loss of custody has proven to be an extremely strong deterrent. Moreover, unlike other proposed solutions to gun fatalities, this is a change that can be made right now. Making guns a part of custody disputes does not require the enactment of new legislation or even a judicial determination. By simply raising the issue ...


Living In A Legal Limbo: Mechanisms To “Fix” The Legal And Social Positions Of Unregistered Children In Indonesia, Hoko Horii, Theresia Dyah Wirastri 2022 VanVollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society at Leiden University / Kobe University

Living In A Legal Limbo: Mechanisms To “Fix” The Legal And Social Positions Of Unregistered Children In Indonesia, Hoko Horii, Theresia Dyah Wirastri

The Indonesian Journal of Socio-Legal Studies

This paper examines the reasons and consequences of a lacking birth-registration in Indonesia, as well as the mechanisms to ‘fix’ it. In order to avoid the legal and social consequences of the lack of registration, creative and ad-hoc solutions are crafted – not only by the individual families who face the problem, but also by their community, including local and state actors who are involved in the mechanisms and paperwork. These mechanisms exist also because of state’s reluctance to enforce regulation related to unregistered marriage and children born into unregistered marriage as these matters are religiously and culturally delicate. We ...


Inconceivable Families, Malinda L. Seymore 2022 Texas A&M University School of Law

Inconceivable Families, Malinda L. Seymore

Faculty Scholarship

Basic biology tells us that each child has no more than two biological parents, one who supplies the egg and one who supplies the sperm. Adoption law in this country has generally followed biology, insisting only two parents be legally recognized for each child. Thus, every adoption begins with loss. Before a child can be adopted, that child must first be cut off from their family of birth, rendering the equation of adoption one of subtraction, not addition. This Article examines the biological model of adoption that insists on mimicking the nuclear family—erasing one set of parents and replacing ...


La Réception Au Québec Des Gestations Pour Autrui Délocalisées : La Filiation Post-Tourisme Procréatif En Mal D’Institution, Harith Al-Dabbagh 2022 The Peter A. Allard School of Law

La Réception Au Québec Des Gestations Pour Autrui Délocalisées : La Filiation Post-Tourisme Procréatif En Mal D’Institution, Harith Al-Dabbagh

Canadian Journal of Family Law

L’essor de la gestation pour autrui transnationale, ces dernières décennies, a soulevé à l’égard du droit international privé des questions souvent épineuses. Au Québec, l’illicéité des conventions de mères porteuses a eu pour corollaire de pousser un certain nombre de couples en mal d’enfant à recourir à cette pratique à l’étranger où la loi locale l’autorise. La question est alors de savoir si l’enfant, né au terme de ce processus, peut voir sa filiation établie à l’égard du parent d’intention dépourvu du lien filial avec l’enfant. Après quelques tergiversations, la ...


The Influence Of Landmark Judgments And Statutory Changes On The Family Litigation Explosion: A Citation Network Analysis, Joseph Hickey, Lyndsay Campbell, Jörn Davidsen 2022 The Peter A. Allard School of Law

The Influence Of Landmark Judgments And Statutory Changes On The Family Litigation Explosion: A Citation Network Analysis, Joseph Hickey, Lyndsay Campbell, Jörn Davidsen

Canadian Journal of Family Law

Family law in many countries has changed radically since the 1960s. However, despite family law’s central importance, few detailed quantitative analyses of the relationship between legal developments (landmark judgments and statutory changes) and the amount and subject of family litigation have been made. We examine this relationship using a unique dataset of citations among Canadian family law judgments from all levels of the court hierarchy. The network analysis draws attention to significant changes in law and legal practice over time. Not only did litigation increase overall, but the number of judgments involving multiple legal issues grew dramatically in the ...


A Gender-Based Approach To Historical Child Support: Comment On Colucci V Colucci, Jodi Lazare, Kelsey Warr 2022 The Peter A. Allard School of Law

A Gender-Based Approach To Historical Child Support: Comment On Colucci V Colucci, Jodi Lazare, Kelsey Warr

Canadian Journal of Family Law

In June 2021 the Supreme Court of Canada (the “Court”) released Colucci v Colucci, its second decision in twelve months dealing with the complex subject of historical (commonly referred to as retroactive) child support. The case worked a significant shift in the law, arguably the first major revision to the law since the Court’s initial consideration of historical child support in DBS, in 2006. This comment suggests that Colucci represents a new understanding of the way that claims for historical child support should be considered in Canadian family law. The comment argues that in changing the applicable framework, the ...


Front Matter, 2022 The Peter A. Allard School of Law

Front Matter

Canadian Journal of Family Law

No abstract provided.


(Mis)Recognition Of Customary Marriages: A Comparative Analysis Of Canadian And South African Family Law, Corbin W. Golding 2022 The Peter A. Allard School of Law

(Mis)Recognition Of Customary Marriages: A Comparative Analysis Of Canadian And South African Family Law, Corbin W. Golding

Canadian Journal of Family Law

This paper explores the methods of recognizing customary marriages conducted between Indigenous participants within Canada and South Africa, respectively. It primarily focuses on the functional and philosophical consequences of these methods on the validity of the customary marriages. This paper begins by establishing the problem of misrecognition, which is an injustice that devalues and dehumanizes marital relationships that differ from the European norm. It then turns to an analysis of the forms of recognition in both Canada and South Africa. The former is examined through an investigation of historical case law and more recent constitutional issues, while the latter analysis ...


Debt Governance, Wealth Management, And The Uneven Burdens Of Child Support, Allison Tait 2022 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Debt Governance, Wealth Management, And The Uneven Burdens Of Child Support, Allison Tait

Northwestern University Law Review

Child support is a ubiquitous kind of debt, common to all income and wealth levels, with data showing that approximately 30% of the U.S. adult population has either been subject to paying child support or has received it. Across this field of child support debt, however, unpaid obligations look different for everyone, and in particular the experiences around child support debt diverge radically for low-income populations and high-wealth ones. On the low-income end of the spectrum, child support debt is a sophisticated and adaptive governance technology that disciplines and penalizes those living in or near poverty. Being in child ...


Family | Home | School, LaToya Baldwin Clark 2022 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Family | Home | School, Latoya Baldwin Clark

Northwestern University Law Review

The state grants residents who live within a school district’s border an ownership interest in that district’s schools. This interest includes the power to exclude nonresidents. To attend school in a school district, a child must prove that she lives at an in-district address and is a bona fide resident. But in highly-sought-after districts and schools, establishing a child’s bona fide residence may be highly contested.

In this Essay, I show that education law, policies, and practices fail to recognize a child’s residence when the child’s family and living situation do not comport with a ...


Parental Alienation Syndrome Memo, Alexander Winter 2022 Western University

Parental Alienation Syndrome Memo, Alexander Winter

Undergraduate Student Research Internships Conference

No abstract provided.


Together Or Apart? The Effects A Parent's Relationship Dynamic Has On Their Child(Ren)'S Romantic Relationship, Kailee Delos Santos 2022 Portland State University

Together Or Apart? The Effects A Parent's Relationship Dynamic Has On Their Child(Ren)'S Romantic Relationship, Kailee Delos Santos

University Honors Theses

The relationship between parents' is considered one of the most influential interactions a child will experience; as it is usually the first relationship a child witnesses where personal values and interests develop (Stanger, 2019). Nonetheless, it is a consistently understudied population in family research and, when studied, children are primarily examined during adolescence and often only in the context of conflict and rivalry. Additionally, much of this research does not examine the effects of a child's romantic relationship on the larger family system. This thesis seeks to address this gap in the literature by understanding how the relationship of ...


Martinez V. Avila, Jr., 138 Nev. Adv. Op. 49 (June 30, 2022), Candace Mays 2022 University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

Martinez V. Avila, Jr., 138 Nev. Adv. Op. 49 (June 30, 2022), Candace Mays

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Supreme Court of Nevada reviewed a district court’s decision granting legal paternity to the biological father of a child over the objection of the person who assumed paternity over the child pursuant to a Voluntary Parenting Agreement. The Court held that while paternity can be established and memorialized through written instruments, biological paternity is supreme.


Upaya Pemerintah Terhadap Perlindungan Ekspresi Budaya Tradisional Batik Motif Parang Sebagai Warisan Budaya Dunia, Raden Zulfikar Supinarko Putra 2022 Universitas Indonesia

Upaya Pemerintah Terhadap Perlindungan Ekspresi Budaya Tradisional Batik Motif Parang Sebagai Warisan Budaya Dunia, Raden Zulfikar Supinarko Putra

"Dharmasisya” Jurnal Program Magister Hukum FHUI

Abstract

Batik is not just a design on a piece of cloth, more than that, batik is a soul that blends in the procession of Indonesian society. Since the baby has been carried with a batik cloth, weddings wear batik cloth until when they die they will be covered with batik cloth too usually. This fact become a consideration for UNESCO to establish Indonesian Batik as a Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in the Fourth Session of The Intergovernmental Committee. This research uses a normative legal research method that is descriptive and analytical using a statutory ...


Perbedaan Akad Wakalah Bil Ujrah Dan Akad Qard Terhadap Permasalahan Akad Pembelian Barang Dalam Kehidupan Sehari-Hari, Zendy Sellyfio Ardiana 2022 Universitas Indonesia

Perbedaan Akad Wakalah Bil Ujrah Dan Akad Qard Terhadap Permasalahan Akad Pembelian Barang Dalam Kehidupan Sehari-Hari, Zendy Sellyfio Ardiana

"Dharmasisya” Jurnal Program Magister Hukum FHUI

Abstract

The wakalah bil ujrah and qard contract are contracts that often cause difficulties in implementing the purchase of goods in everyday life, both in safekeeping for purchasing goods and for buying and selling in general. Where if it is wrong in its application, it can cause income in a sale and purchase to be haraam due to an error in understanding the contract used and not describing benefit as the core of maqashid al-sharia which has an important role in determining Islamic law. The purpose of this paper is to find out how the solution to the application of ...


Tinjauan Yuridis Dalam Penyelesaian Pelanggaran Ham Berat Melalui Komisi Kebenaran Dan Rekonsiliasi Di Afrika Selatan Dan Indonesia, Tshana Erfandi 2022 Universitas Indonesia

Tinjauan Yuridis Dalam Penyelesaian Pelanggaran Ham Berat Melalui Komisi Kebenaran Dan Rekonsiliasi Di Afrika Selatan Dan Indonesia, Tshana Erfandi

"Dharmasisya” Jurnal Program Magister Hukum FHUI

Abstract

Several countries are currently developing a solution to the problem by establishing a particular commission. The commission works outside the courts, parliament and executive. In Indonesia, In Indonesia. The People's Consultative Assembly set a stipulation regarding the establishment of the National Center for Truth and Reconciliation: (NCTR) in 2000. This stipulation has the intent and purpose for national unity to identify existing problems, determine the conditions that must be made in order to achieve national reconciliation and establish policy direction as a guide to carry out the consolidation of unity of a nation. Whereas in South Africa, the ...


The Supreme Court's Draft Abortion Decision Overturning Roe V. Wade: How Originalism's Rejection Of Family Formation Rights Undermines The Court's Legitimacy And Destabilizes A Functioning Federal Government, Kari Hong 2022 Alexander Blewett III School of Law, University of Montana

The Supreme Court's Draft Abortion Decision Overturning Roe V. Wade: How Originalism's Rejection Of Family Formation Rights Undermines The Court's Legitimacy And Destabilizes A Functioning Federal Government, Kari Hong

Montana Law Review Online

No abstract provided.


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