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Providing Interdisciplinary Services To At-Risk Families To Prevent The Placement Of Children In Foster Care, Deborah J. Weimer Jan 2009

Providing Interdisciplinary Services To At-Risk Families To Prevent The Placement Of Children In Foster Care, Deborah J. Weimer

Faculty Scholarship

Grandparents need support to take on the responsibility of children whose parents cannot care for them due to drug addiction, mental health issues, HIV illness, or other health problems. Without support and assistance, these families and children are likely to end up enmeshed in the already overburdened child abuse and neglect system. The University of Maryland has created a model program providing social work and legal services to at-risk grandparent families to help avoid the unnecessary placement of these chldren in foster care. In this new program, student attorneys and student social workers worked witn the grandparent client to help ...


Going Underground: The Ethics Of Advising A Battered Woman Fleeing An Abusive Relationship, Leigh S. Goodmark Jan 2009

Going Underground: The Ethics Of Advising A Battered Woman Fleeing An Abusive Relationship, Leigh S. Goodmark

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Reframing Domestic Violence Law And Policy: An Anti-Essentialist Proposal, Leigh S. Goodmark Jan 2009

Reframing Domestic Violence Law And Policy: An Anti-Essentialist Proposal, Leigh S. Goodmark

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Autonomy Feminism: An Anti-Essentialist Critique Of Mandatory Interventions In Domestic Violence Cases, Leigh S. Goodmark Jan 2009

Autonomy Feminism: An Anti-Essentialist Critique Of Mandatory Interventions In Domestic Violence Cases, Leigh S. Goodmark

Faculty Scholarship

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Dispute Resolution And The Post-Divorce Family: Implications Of A Paradigm Shift, Jana B. Singer Jan 2009

Dispute Resolution And The Post-Divorce Family: Implications Of A Paradigm Shift, Jana B. Singer

Faculty Scholarship

Over the past two decades, there has been a paradigm shift in the way the legal system handles most family disputes – particularly disputes involving children. This paradigm shift has replaced the law-oriented and judge-focused model of adjudication with a more collaborative, interdisciplinary and forward-looking family dispute resolution regime. It has also transformed the practice of family law and fundamentally altered the way in which disputing families interact with the legal system. This essay examines the elements of this paradigm shift in family dispute resolution and explores the opportunities and challenges it offers for families, children and the legal system.


For Both Love And Money: Viviana Zelizer's "The Purchase Of Intimacy", Martha M. Ertman Jan 2009

For Both Love And Money: Viviana Zelizer's "The Purchase Of Intimacy", Martha M. Ertman

Faculty Scholarship

Viviana Zelizer’s recent book, The Purchase of Intimacy (2005) presents an innovative theory of how social and legal actors negotiate rights and obligations when money changes hands in intimate relationships--a perspective that could change how we understand many things, from valuations of homemaking labor to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. This essay describes Zelizer’s critique of the reductionist “Hostile Worlds” and “Nothing But” approaches to economic exchange in intimate relationships, then explains her more three-dimensional approach, “Connected Lives.” While Zelizer focuses on family law, the essay goes beyond that context, extending Zelizer’s approach to transfers of ...


Aleem V. Aleem: A Divorce From The Proper Comity Standard—Lowering The Bar That Courts Must Reach To Deny Recognizing Foreign Judgments, Rajni K. Sekhri Jan 2009

Aleem V. Aleem: A Divorce From The Proper Comity Standard—Lowering The Bar That Courts Must Reach To Deny Recognizing Foreign Judgments, Rajni K. Sekhri

Maryland Law Review

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Janice M. V. Margaret K.: Eliminating Same-Sex Parents’ Rights To Raise Their Children By Eliminating The De Facto Parent Doctrine, Emily R. Lipps Jan 2009

Janice M. V. Margaret K.: Eliminating Same-Sex Parents’ Rights To Raise Their Children By Eliminating The De Facto Parent Doctrine, Emily R. Lipps

Maryland Law Review

No abstract provided.


Jewish Women Under Siege: The Fight For Survival On The Front Lines Of Love And The Law, Adam H. Koblenz Jan 2009

Jewish Women Under Siege: The Fight For Survival On The Front Lines Of Love And The Law, Adam H. Koblenz

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

No abstract provided.