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The 1980 Hague Abduction Convention: Comparative Aspects

Edited by: Robert Rains

ISBN13: 9780854901517
Published: November 2014
Publisher: Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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Leading authorities explore the successes and shortcomings of the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction in the thirty years that have elapsed since that Convention entered into force. Special attention is given to national legislation implementing the Convention and to judicial practice applying Convention and legislative provisions.

The Convention continues to attract ratifications, and lawyers from many countries will find the thoughtful articles contained in this volume helpful in understanding comparative approaches to this increasingly important domain of international legal cooperation.

Robert E. Rains is Emeritus Professor of Law at the Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University. His career as a family law specialist spans the decades in which the Hague Abduction Convention has been in force.

Subjects:
Comparative Law, Family Law, Wildy, Simmonds and Hill
Contents:
Introduction
The Authors
Disparity and the Quest for Uniformity in Implementing the
Hague Abduction Convention
Rhona Schuz
United States Supreme Court Hague Abduction Decisions:
Developing a Global Jurisprudence
Linda J. Silberman
Article 20 of the 1980 Hague Abduction Convention
Katarina Trimmings and Paul Beaumont
The Merit of Modesty: Abduction, Relocation, and the Hague
Abduction Convention
Lynn D. Wardle
Failure of the Hague Abduction Convention to Address
Domestic Violence and its Consequences
Carolyn A. Kubitschek
Participation and Natural Justice: Children’s Rights and
Interests in Hague Abduction Proceedings
Claire Fenton-Glynn
Rights of Custody: State Law or Hague Law?
Edwin Freedman
Proper Forum for Child Custody Determinations: The 1980 and
1996 Hague Conventions and the UCCJEA
Robert G. Spector
Shrinking the Bench: Should United States Federal Courts Have
Exclusive or Any Jurisdiction to Adjudicate ICARA Cases?
Merle H. Weiner
Possession is 9/10 of the Law: The Need for Strict Procedural
Rules in Hague Abduction Convention Cases
Robert E. Rains
The Claims of Culture: The Occident and the Orient in Child
Custody
Susan S. M. Edwards
International Surrogacy: Arduous Journey to Parenthood
Mary Welstead
Comparative Approaches to Prohibiting Child Abduction
William E. Butler
Index of Names

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Pasolini's Italian Premonitions: Same-Sex Unions and the Law in Comparative Perspective ISBN 9780854901357
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A Court in the City: Civil and Commercial Litigation in London at the Beginning of the 21st Century ISBN 9780854901319
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ISBN 9780854901180
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ISBN 9780854900701
Published May 2010
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Published April 2010
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