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In Family Law in Britain and America in the New Century: Essays in Honor of Sanford N. Katz nineteen leading family law scholars in the US and Britain pay tribute to Sanford Katz, Darald and Juliet Libby Millennium Professor Emeritus and Professor of Law, Boston College Law School by giving a critical account of developments in family law in their jurisdictions since 2000. Areas covered include the institution of marriage, financial and property issues, parents and children, the state and children, access to justice, and international issues as well as an overview by the Editor. The volume will provide a stimulating and accessible account of the state and current direction of travel of family law in those countries.
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Preliminary Material / John Eekelaar Let's Get Married? American Perspectives on Matrimony in the 21st Century / Marsha Garrison Marriage: A Meaningful Relationship? / Jane Mair Divorce and Money: The UK Law in the 21st Century / Ruth Deech Economic Consequences of Divorce in the United States: Recent Developments / J. Thomas Oldham The Future of Child Support Law / Ira Mark Ellman and Sanford L. Braver Parenthood: Commitment, Status and Rights / Gillian Douglas Child Custody: Back to the Future - Still Searching for Best Interests / Linda D. Elrod The Child's Right to a Parent: Charting the Path from Mere Interest to Constitutional Right / Barbara Bennett Woodhouse Medical Decisions about Children / Jonathan Herring Will Adoption Do? Reflections on the Law and Practice in Public Law Adoptions in England and Wales / Nigel Lowe Progress in Protection / John E.B. Myers Reforming Care Proceedings in England and Wales: Speeding Up Justice and Welfare? / Judith Masson Access to Family Justice: England and Wales / Mavis Maclean The New Global Family Law / Ann Laquer Estin Relocation Disputes: Developing Understanding, Developing Law / Rob George From Footnote to Footprint: Obergefell's Call to Reconsider Immigration Law as Family Law / Kari Hong Rights Realised or Rights Defeated?: Responses to Family Migration in the UK / Helen Stalford and Sarah Woodhouse A New Era? / John Eekelaar Marriage and Marriage-Like Relationships: Looking Backward and Looking Forward / Sanford N. Katz Index / John Eekelaar.
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Print version: Family law in Britain and America in the new century Leiden ; Bsoton : Brill/Nijhoff,