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International Family Law: A Modest Proposal

Recently the news has been peppered with stories about men and women who have citizenship in different countries taking their children back to their home countries against the wishes of their former spouses. Sometimes the children are taken against the custody agreement determined by the court.  The result is the parent without the children usually has no legal standing in their former spouse’s country to get the children returned. What can be done about this?

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Divorce Encourages Environmental Degradation

In the July-September 2008 issue of Conservation Magazine pp. 22-27, the author discusses the findings of J. Liu regarding the impact of human activity and the environment. What was interesting was it mentioned his research found in a 2007 article entitled “Environmental impacts of Divorce.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(51): 20629-20634.

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