Classical Religious Perspectives of Adoption Law
Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia
Charles J. Reid Jr.
University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 79, 2004
The article places modern adoption legislation in a historical context by providing a historical overview of the regulation of adoption and the rights of children and parents in the three Abrahimic faiths: Orthodox Judaism, Roman Catholicism, and Sunni Islamic law.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 58
Keywords: Judaism, Catholicism, Islam, rights of the child, adoption, rights of the parent
Date posted: March 12, 2008