Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Ruling in White Supremacist Custody Case in Canada

A Canadian judge has ruled that two children of a father with white supremacist beliefes will remain permanent words of Child and Family Services.

The children were first apprehended by CFS after white supremacist markings were found drawn on the girl's body when she went to school in March 2008.

In the judge's decision, she says that drawing slogans on the daughter does not justify a permanent removal. But during the trial a social worker testified the daughter said black people need to die. The judge said the children have a right to be protected from the wilful promotion of hatred against specific groups.

Read the full story here.


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