Center for Adoption Policy
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Permanency for Children

The New York Law School Law Review devoted its March 2011 Symposium Edition to the proceedings of the Seventh Annual Adoption Policy Conference, held in March, 2010. The resulting articles on the subject of international adoption and permanency for children can be accessed by clicking here.

Center Research Projects

Assessing and Addressing Protection Needs of Undocumented Migrant Children in North Carolina, May 2015

Secondary Placement (Rehoming), September 2014

Survey of Law Review Articles Pertaining to International Adoption, September 2014

Intercountry Adoption

Analysis of Current Romanian Law Governing Intercountry Adoption

Helsinki Commission Testimony International Adoption of Children in Romania

Resolving conflicts between the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Hague Convention on Intercountry adoption

    A legal position paper regarding the interplay between the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and Cooperation in Respect of Inter-Country Adoptions

Current Adoption Legislation within the European Union

Romania and Intercountry Adoption - A History

Adoption Within The United States

Biological fathers' rights with respect to adoption

Adoption by gay/lesbian parents

Adoption services provided via the internet


CAP Publications

CAP Literature Survey JUNE 2003
        (c) Center for Adoption Policy 2003

    This survey covers selected articles published in major law reviews between January 1, 1969 and May 31, 2003 which address issues that are relevant to CAP's mission.

Publications by CAP Fellows

Creating a Cultural Identity

Defrosting Embryo Adoption

Israel and Intercountry Adoption