Friday, February 15, 2008

Parental shifts towards fundamentalism vex custody cases, Times reports

Interesting story in The New York Times this week about the role parental differences in religious belief are leaving it up to judges to mediate in custody court cases.

From the story:

Judges do not want to take on custody disputes rooted in religion, said lawyers like Gaetano Ferro, who until recently served as president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Mr. Ferro said, “How will a judge say in any rational fashion that Islam is better than Buddhism, Catholicism better than Judaism, or Methodism better than Pentecostalism?”

Read it here.

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