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Adoption and the European Court of Human Rights: from laissez-faire to judicial law-making

Draghici, C. (2011). Adoption and the European Court of Human Rights: from laissez-faire to judicial law-making. In: Panella, L. and Spatafora, E. (Eds.), Studi in Onore di Cladio Zanghi. (pp. 255-282). Giappichelli editore. ISBN 9788834825808

Abstract

1. The absence of a right to adopt under the European Convention on Human Rights. 2. Eligibility to adopt, civil status and sexual orientation. 3. Rights of the natural parents with regards to adoption proceedings. 4. Dispensing with parental consent to further the best interests of the child. 5. The (almost) equal standing of biological and adoptive families under Article 8. 6. Recognition of foreign adoptions. 7. Conclusions: the demise of the margin of appreciation doctrine?

Publication Type: Book Section
Subjects: K Law
Departments: The City Law School > Academic Programmes
The City Law School > International Law and Affairs Group
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/5244
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