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Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, October 30, 2006

Chief Justice of Georgia Supreme Court Argues For Strengthening Marriage

Readers may be interested in an article by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia in the Washington Post today on The Case for Strengthening Marriage

Justice Leah Ward Sears comments:

I am not a law professor. But from where I sit as chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, a family law that fails to encourage marriage ignores the fact that marriage has long been associated with an impressively broad array of positive outcomes for children and adults alike. Experts who contend that we need to move "beyond marriage" say they are only responding to the facts. But here is one major fact: High rates of family fragmentation hurt children.

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