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Chosen People: Adoption and the Law

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter briefly traces the history of adoption law and takes a look at some of the more tricky issues that surround this institution—cross-racial adoption and the role adoption plays in the ... More


Legal Issues in Lesbian and Gay Adoption

Annette R. Appell

in Adoption by Lesbians and Gay Men: A New Dimension in Family Diversity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195322606
eISBN:
9780199914555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322606.003.0021
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides an overview of adoption law and principles in the United States, situates lesbian and gay adoption within those norms, and illustrates how the courts and legislatures have ... More


Adoption

SANFORD N. KATZ

in Family Law in America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264346
eISBN:
9780191718502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264346.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the establishment of new parent-child relationships through adoption. Topics covered include voluntary and involuntary forms of adoption, the role of the federal government and ... More


Dual Systems of Adoption in the United States

Sanford N. Katz

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In 1972, the United States Supreme Court set in motion the first fundamental change in American adoption laws in many decades. Ironically, this transformation occurred in a passing reference in a ... More


Parenting Regulation

Naomi R. Cahn

in Test Tube Families: Why the Fertility Market Needs Legal Regulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814716823
eISBN:
9780814790021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814716823.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines how the law has responded to the families created through adoption as well as embryo, egg, and sperm donation. It also considers how judicial and legislative interpretations of ... More


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