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Family Law in Britain and America in the New Century: Essays in Honor of Sanford N. Katz

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Edited by: John Eekelaar

ISBN13: 9789004304918
Published: September 2016
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £97.00



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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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Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
PREFACE;
THE INSTITUTION OF MARRIAGE
1. Let’s get married? American Perspectives on Matrimony in the 21st Century, by Marsha Garrison (Suzanne J. and Norman Miles Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School)
2. Marriage: A Meaningful Relationship? by Jane Mair (UK) (Professor of Law, University of Glasgow)

FINANCIAL AND PROPERTY ISSUES
3. Divorce and Money: the UK Law in the 21st Century, by Baroness Ruth Deech (Member of the House of Lords, and former Principal of St Anne’s College, Oxford)
4. Economic Consequences of Divorce in the United States: Recent Developments, by J. Thomas Oldham (John H. Freeman Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center)
5. The Future of Child Support Law, by Ira Ellman (Charles J. Merriam Distinguished Professor of Law, Affiliate Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University) and Sanford L. Braver (Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Arizona State University)

PARENTS AND CHILDREN
6. Parenthood: Commitment, Status and Rights, by Gillian Douglas (Professor of Law, Cardiff Law School)
7. Child Custody: Back to the Future: Still searching for Best Interests by Linda Elrod (Richard S. Righter Distinguished Professor of Law, Washburn University School of Law)
8. The Child’s Right to a Parent: Charting the Path from mere Interest to Constitutional Right, by Barbara Bennett Woodhouse (L.Q.C. Lamar Professor of Law, Emory Law)
9. Medical Decisions about Children, by Jonathan Herring (Professor of Law and Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford)

THE STATE AND CHILDREN
10. Will Adoption do? Reflections on the Law and Practice in Public Law Adoptions in England and Wales, by Nigel Lowe (Emeritus Professor, Cardiff Law School)
11. Progress in Protection, by John EB Myers (Professor of Law, University of the Pacific)
12. Reforming Care Proceedings in England and Wales: Speeding up Justice and Welfare? by Judith Masson (Professor of Law, University of Bristol)

ACCESS TO JUSTICE
13. Access to Family Justice in England and Wales, by Mavis Maclean (Co-Director, Oxford Centre for Family Law and Policy and St Hilda’s College, Oxford)

INTERNATIONAL ISSUES
14. The New Global Family Law, by Ann Estin (Aliber Family Chair in Law, Iowa Law)
15. Relocation Disputes: Developing Understanding, Developing Law, by Rob George (Lecturer in Laws, University College, London)
16. From Footnote to Footprint: Obergefell's Call to reconsider Immigration Law as Family Law, by Kari Hong (US) (Assistant Professor of Law, Boston College)
17. Rights realised or Rights defeated?: Responses to Family Migration in the UK, by Helen Stalford (Professor of Law, University of Liverpool) and Sarah Woodhouse (Lecturer, University of Liverpool)

OVERVIEW
18. A New Era? by John Eekelaar (Emeritus Fellow, Pembroke College, Oxford; Fellow of the British Academy)

AFTERWORD
19. Marriage and Marriage-like Relationships: Looking backward and looking forward by Sanford N. Katz (Darald and Juliet Libby Millennium Professor of Law Emeritus, Boston College)
Index.