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Implications of India Adopting the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross-Border Insolvency

[Aastha Kaushal (B.A.,LLB (Hons.)) and Saurav Gurjer (BB.A.,LLB (Hons.)) are 4thyear students from School of Law, Christ(Deemed to be University), Bengaluru] The management of international insolvencies are aimed to be resolved through a formal cross- border approach through the UNCITRAL Model Law … Continue reading

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The Rumor on Adopting Children for Their Organs: A Compelling Reason to Address a Thriving Organ Black Market and the Prevalence of Children Being Trafficked into Adoption

Dorothy Franks, a 3L student at Suffolk Law, has a provocatively titled article in the latest issue of the Journal of Health & Biomedical Law (14:169): "The Rumor on Adopting Children for Their Organs: A Compelling Reason to Address a Thriving … Continue reading

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Adopting a Stepchild in Michigan: Benefits and Process

If you have been helping to raise your spouse’s children for some time now, you probably consider them “your” children already, even if they are not “yours” biologically and legally. Obviously, you cannot do anything about the biological part. But … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Adopting a Stepchild Who Has an Absent Parent

In the United States, a divorce is granted about once every 36 seconds, adding up to approximately 2,400 marriages ended every day. Although the divorce rate is 40% lower for families with children, nearly 50% of children born to married … Continue reading

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Higher Fees for Americans Adopting Foreign Children

From The Santa Fe New Mexican: NEW YORK — The U.S. government has raised fees and made a series of regulatory changes recently for American families adopting children overseas, fueling resentment toward the State Department among agencies who fear further… … Continue reading

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