U.S. SUPREME COURT: Culture, Determinative Factor in International Child Abduction

Judges Must Avoid Imposing Their Own Cultural Preferences in Hague  Convention Disputes

Washington, May 17, 2010: Mr. Abbot, British, married, Mrs. Abbot,  U.S. citizen, had a child, A.J.A.,  in Hawaii, and lived in Chili, where they got divorce. Under Chilean law, Mrs. Abbot received custody of A.J.A., and Mr. Abbot was granted the visitation with the . . . → Read More: U.S. SUPREME COURT: Culture, Determinative Factor in International Child Abduction