‘Restructuring Family Law’

Clare Huntington, Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships (2014). Why does our current family law system so frequently fail children, and how can we fix it? These are the central questions asked by many family law scholars. Often, the proposed solution is a substantive one. Many scholars, for instance, have advocated altering the ‘best interests’ standard, changing the rules for establishing parentage, or expanding marriage to include same-sex couples so that their children can enjoy greater stability. In her book, Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships, Professor Clare Huntington offers a different perspective … (more)

[Kerry Abrams, JOTWELL, 20 April]

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