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Adoption, Identity, And The Constitution: The Case For Opening Closed Records, Naomi R. Cahn, Jana B. Singer Apr 2009

Adoption, Identity, And The Constitution: The Case For Opening Closed Records, Naomi R. Cahn, Jana B. Singer

Jana B. Singer

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The Debt Financing Of Parenthood, Melissa B. Jacoby Dec 2008

The Debt Financing Of Parenthood, Melissa B. Jacoby

Melissa B. Jacoby

In this contribution to the symposium Show Me the Money: Making Markets in Forbidden Exchange, I explore an under-appreciated participant in the assisted reproduction and adoption industries: consumer lenders. Through fertility clinics and other service providers, financial institutions market and distribute loans specifically to finance acquisition of treatments, drugs, and human eggs. Adoption foundations and agencies advertise for-profit loans to intended parents, while small foundations offer adoption loans that appear to be low-cost financially but may condition loan approval on intended parent characteristics such as religious observance, marital status, sexual orientation, and adherence to traditional gender roles. After discussing how …


Concept And Practice Of Laws Relating To Adoption In Different Religion And Modern Societies: Special Reference To The Law Of Islam, Abu Noman Mohammad Atahar Ali, Zafrin Andaleeb Dec 2008

Concept And Practice Of Laws Relating To Adoption In Different Religion And Modern Societies: Special Reference To The Law Of Islam, Abu Noman Mohammad Atahar Ali, Zafrin Andaleeb

Abu Noman Mohammad Atahar Ali

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Show Me The Money: Making Markets In Forbidden Exchange, Kimberly D. Krawiec Dec 2008

Show Me The Money: Making Markets In Forbidden Exchange, Kimberly D. Krawiec

Kimberly D. Krawiec

As your parents doubtless told you, money can’t buy everything. Nearly all cultures reserve certain items, activities, and entitlements as inalienable for profit. It would be incorrect to assume, however, that the individual mental accounting, social norms, and laws regarding the proper scope of commercial activity are universal, preordained, or inflexible. In fact, researchers across disciplines have demonstrated both the malleability and context-dependency of individual mental accounting, and the socially constructed nature of relational boundaries and the accepted means of exchange within them, which vary across time and cultures. Moreover, technological innovation, social or political change, or other developments may …


Arizona Juvenile Law Legal Research: Resources And Strategies, Adam R. Stephenson Dec 2008

Arizona Juvenile Law Legal Research: Resources And Strategies, Adam R. Stephenson

Adam Stephenson

This article aims to provide a practical resource not currently available to juvenile attorneys helping Arizona’s children and youth find permanency and support as they grow to adulthood. This article provides a comprehensive review of the history of Arizona juvenile law and available Arizona legal resources along with their usefulness and accessibility for the Arizona juvenile legal practitioner. It also provides assessments of the cost, best applications, overall utility and locations of the various resources around the state. The appendices include outlines of the Arizona case law regarding both delinquent and dependent juveniles.