Family Law Prof Blog

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

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Opinion in Lozano

From the Washington Post:

A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that it has no authority to change the terms of an international treaty on child abduction to benefit a father who missed a deadline for demanding the return of his child, whose mother took her to another country.

It is the third time in four years that the justices have considered how to interpret articles of what is known formally as the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Federal courts are having difficulty reconciling some of the provisions of the agreement with domestic family law.

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