Classical Religious Perspectives of Adoption Law

58 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2008  

Daniel Pollack

Yeshiva University

Moshe Bleich

Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia

Charles J. Reid Jr.

University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota)

Mohammad Fadel

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law

Abstract

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

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

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Moshe Bleich

Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia ( email )

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Charles J. Reid Jr.

University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota) ( email )

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Mohammad Fadel

University of Toronto - Faculty of Law ( email )

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Canada

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