Seeking the Better Interests of Children with a New International Law of Adoption
Richard R. Carlson
South Texas College of Law
March 17, 2011
New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, 2011
Intercountry adoption matches children in need with parental aspirations across national borders. Recently, however, intercountry adoption has been the object of intense criticism, some of it constructive, some of it destructive. This article summarizes the spectrum of views from hostile to sanguine, rebuts the most cynical arguments, and builds on the contributions of those who seek to preserve, advance and strengthen intercountry adoption for the sake of the thousands of families it continues to serve around the world.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 67
Keywords: Family Law, Adoption, Intercountry Adoption, International Law
Date posted: April 9, 2011
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