This issue of the Journal is devoted to complex families and evolving legal needs. It features articles that focus on aging families, immigrant families and affluent ones. It covers timely topics such as the opioid epidemic and the new Uniform Parentage Act. Changes in the legal system are also addressed in articles suggesting alternative uses of experts in family law cases and challenges presented by self-represented litigants. Issues related to child custody such as parental alienation syndrome and challenges posed by parents with addiction issues are also discussed.
Title: ADVANCES IN CHILDREN’S RIGHTS OVER THE PAST DECADE: THE INTER- AMERICAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS’ PROGRESSIVE INCORPORATION OF THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN
Title: J. Herbie DiFonzo and Ruth C. Stern, Intimate Associations: the Law and Culture of American Families, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2013. Pp. 234. (ISBN hardback: 978-0-472-11730-7; ISBN paper: 978-0- 472-03538-0).