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Another Victory For Married Lesbian Parents, Arthur S. Leonard 2018 New York Law School

Another Victory For Married Lesbian Parents, Arthur S. Leonard

Other Publications

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Can Three Parents Make A Family In New York?, Arthur S. Leonard 2018 New York Law School

Can Three Parents Make A Family In New York?, Arthur S. Leonard

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Assessing Parental Rights For Children With Genetic Material From Three Parents, Daniel R. Green 2018 University of Minnesota Law School

Assessing Parental Rights For Children With Genetic Material From Three Parents, Daniel R. Green

Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology

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Access To Justice Through Limited Legal Assistance, Deborah L. Rhode, Kevin Eaton, Anna Porto 2018 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Access To Justice Through Limited Legal Assistance, Deborah L. Rhode, Kevin Eaton, Anna Porto

Northwestern Journal of Human Rights

This article describes an empirical survey of a limited legal assistance program designed to assist low-income individuals with family law matters. It begins by exploring the need for such research, given the nation’s shameful level of unmet legal needs, and the lack of rigorous evaluation of strategies designed to address those needs. The article discussion then describes the methodology of a survey of Alaska Legal Services’ limited legal assistance program, and the survey’s major findings. Among the most critical conclusions are that limited assistance is a cost-effective use of resources, but that more effort should center on provision ...


Old Issues New Perspectives, Ronald Griffin 2018 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Old Issues New Perspectives, Ronald Griffin

Faculty Books and Book Contributions

The book commences with Ronald C. Griffin‟s essay Ghost Town: The Death of Marriage, the Birth of Cohabitation, and the Emergence of the Single Woman. In his essay he revisits the history of marriage, the economics of marriage, the rise and demise of childhood, the emergence of new couplings and the social traumas that come with them.


Second Chance For Ex-Partner’S Parenting Claim, Arthur S. Leonard 2018 New York Law School

Second Chance For Ex-Partner’S Parenting Claim, Arthur S. Leonard

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Appeals Court Denies Sperm Donor Paternity Test, Arthur S. Leonard 2018 New York Law School

Appeals Court Denies Sperm Donor Paternity Test, Arthur S. Leonard

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Birth Mother Can’T Challenge Ex-Wife’S Parental Rights, Arthur S. Leonard 2018 New York Law School

Birth Mother Can’T Challenge Ex-Wife’S Parental Rights, Arthur S. Leonard

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Undocumented Citizens Of The United States: The Repercussions Of Denying Birth Certificates, Anna L. Lichtenberger 2018 St. Mary's University School of Law

Undocumented Citizens Of The United States: The Repercussions Of Denying Birth Certificates, Anna L. Lichtenberger

St. Mary's Law Journal

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De Facto Parent And Non Parent Child Support Orders, Jeffrey A. Parness, Matthew Timko 2018 Northern Illinois University College of Law

De Facto Parent And Non Parent Child Support Orders, Jeffrey A. Parness, Matthew Timko

American University Law Review

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The "Primary Purpose" Of Children's Advocacy Centers: How Ohio V. Clark Revolutionized Children's Hearsay, Andrew Lentz 2018 J.D. 2018, Roger Williams University School of Law

The "Primary Purpose" Of Children's Advocacy Centers: How Ohio V. Clark Revolutionized Children's Hearsay, Andrew Lentz

Roger Williams University Law Review

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2017 Survey Of Rhode Island Law: Cases And Public Laws Of Note, 2018 Roger Williams University

2017 Survey Of Rhode Island Law: Cases And Public Laws Of Note

Roger Williams University Law Review

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Alternative Spring Break 2018 Report, Roger Williams University School of Law 2018 Roger Williams University

Alternative Spring Break 2018 Report, Roger Williams University School Of Law

School of Law Conferences, Lectures & Events

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The Rights Of Marriage: Obergefell, Din, And The Future Of Constitutional Family Law, Kerry Abrams 2018 Duke Law School

The Rights Of Marriage: Obergefell, Din, And The Future Of Constitutional Family Law, Kerry Abrams

Faculty Scholarship

In the summer of 2015 the United States Supreme Court handed down two groundbreaking constitutional family law decisions. One decision became famous overnight Obergefell v. Hodges declared that same-sex couples have the constitutional right to marry. The other, Kerry v. Din, went largely overlooked. That later case concerned not the right to marry but the rights of marriage. In particular, it asked whether a person has a constitutional liberty interest in living with his or her spouse. This case is suddenly of paramount importance: executive orders targeting particular groups of immigrants implicate directly this right to family reunification.

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Inconsistent Trafficking Obligations And How Guyana Got Caught In The Middle, Sarah Langer 2018 Washington University in St. Louis

Inconsistent Trafficking Obligations And How Guyana Got Caught In The Middle, Sarah Langer

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

This Note will first analyze the mechanisms behind the enforcement of international trafficking laws and agreements which have, to a large extent, been disseminated by the United Nations and the United States. Specifically, this Note seeks to demonstrate how the use of sanctions by the United States, enacted in an effort to make adherence to international anti-trafficking norms compulsory, creates unpredictable standards for compliance and simultaneously disadvantages source countries. This Note will then look to anti-trafficking compliance in the Caribbean and specifically Guyana, to show why source and transition countries continue to struggle to meet international anti-trafficking goals. It will ...


The New Chinese Mental Health Laws, Zhiyuan Guo, Floyd Feeney 2018 China University of Political Science and Law

The New Chinese Mental Health Laws, Zhiyuan Guo, Floyd Feeney

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is by far the most important international agreement yet developed concerning the mentally disabled. China adopted this Convention in 2008. In 2012 China went further—making major changes in the way that China deals with mental health issues in both its criminal and its civil law. Coming first was a new Criminal Procedure Code that adds a whole new dimension to the way that China deals with the mentally ill who are charged with crimes. Equally important was the new civil mental disabilities law that China adopted later in ...


Waiting To Be Heard: Fairness, Legal Rights, And Injustices The Deaf Community Faces In Our Modern, Technological World, Justin Chavez 2018 Washington University in St. Louis

Waiting To Be Heard: Fairness, Legal Rights, And Injustices The Deaf Community Faces In Our Modern, Technological World, Justin Chavez

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

This note will examine the existing access to legal aid, employment, recourse, and education in various deaf cultures and societies. The goal is a comparative study into how the DHH communities are accepted, valued, and prioritized in different countries, and how that translates into legal infrastructure, in the form of governmentally-mandated statues, regulations, public accommodations, and legal education. This will consist of a brief history into the recognition, labeling, and acceptance of deaf citizens in ancient and modern cultures, the path to a society’s awareness and eventual recognition of deaf citizens, and how the various levels of awareness differ ...


Equitable Relief For Erisa Benefit Plan Designation Mistakes, Raymond C. O'Brien 2018 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Equitable Relief For Erisa Benefit Plan Designation Mistakes, Raymond C. O'Brien

Scholarly Articles and Other Contributions

Since its enactment in 1974, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and related insurance and disability programs provided retirement security for employees and employers, amassing more than $9 trillion in protected assets. Congress preempted conflicting state laws so as to promote certainty of distribution and ease of administration, two hallmarks of ERISA-governed plans. Nonetheless, since 1974, American society embraced spousal equality, an increased number of marriages end in divorce, and wealth most often passes through nonprobate transfers such as insurance contracts and pension policy plans. To accommodate these societal and wealth changes, states enacted statutes to provide elective share ...


Doing Better For Child Migrants, Susan Frelich Appleton 2018 Washington University School of Law

Doing Better For Child Migrants, Susan Frelich Appleton

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

Professor Ann Laquer Estin’s Child Migrants and Child Welfare: Toward a Best Interests Approach makes several important contributions to our understanding of the complicated legal questions posed by a timely and too often tragic phenomenon: large numbers of unaccompanied child migrants, including many coming into the United States. Estin helpfully disentangles and explores the welter of possibly applicable laws, from U.S. constitutional provisions to international human rights laws, federal immigration laws, and state family laws. Her careful analysis also exposes significant gaps, pointing out how some issues fall between relevant bodies of law.

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Making Room For Children: A Response To Professor Estin On Immigration And Child Welfare, Rick Su 2018 University at Buffalo School of Law

Making Room For Children: A Response To Professor Estin On Immigration And Child Welfare, Rick Su

Washington University Global Studies Law Review

If children are increasingly the focus of immigration, then perhaps it is time that immigration focus on children. As Professor Estin reminds us, America has long been committed to the welfare and protection of children. This commitment is woven throughout American law. We affirm it as signatories to international accords. And when it comes to immigration, Congress has recognized the special challenges and vulnerabilities that children face—not only in getting to our country, but also in the immigration proceedings that follows. Nowhere is this more evident than the special protections and procedures in place for unaccompanied children in our ...


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