58 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2008
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.
Keywords: Judaism, Catholicism, Islam, rights of the child, adoption, rights of the parent
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Pollack, Daniel and Bleich, Moshe and Reid, Charles J. and Fadel, Mohammad, Classical Religious Perspectives of Adoption Law. Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 79, 2004. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1105091