Goldman School of Public Policy - University of California, Berkeley

Bibliography Archive

Pre-2001 Archive

Access Rights Under The Hague Convention
Critiques and Analyses of the Hague Convention
Custody Issues in International Abduction Cases
Defenses Under the Hague Convention
Domestic Violence and the Hague Convention
The Hague Convention: An Overview
The Hague Convention and Other Child Abduction Statutes and Laws
Human Rights Issues
International Adoption
International Child Abduction
Non-Signatory States and the Hague Convention
Practical Application of the Hague Convention
Returns Under the Hague Convention


Access Rights Under The Hague Convention

Description: List of bibliographies regarding access to the Hague Convention

Steward, Pricilla. 1997. Access rights: a necessary corollary to custody rights under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Fordham International Law Journal 21 (1) 308-358.

Hilton, William. 1996. Practical application of article 21 (regarding access) of the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. American Journal of Family Law 10 (4): 197-207.

Lowe, Nigel. 1994. Problems relating to access disputes under the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. International Journal of Law and the Family 8 (3): 374- 385.

Lowe, Nigel. 1993. Re T and Others (Minors) (Hague Convention: Access). Family Law 23: 566.

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Critiques and Analyses of the Hague Convention

Description: List of bibliographies ranging from an overall analysis of the Hague Convention to a more in-depth look at the psychological effects on the parties involved in the cases. This list includes critiques, analyses, discussions, and reviews of the Hague Convention.

Boggs, Danny J.2000. Remarks on the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 33 (1): 43-48.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1996. Re C. Abduction: consent. Family Law 26: 266-267.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1996. Re V. Abduction: Habitual Residence. Family Law 26: 71-72

Duncan, William C. 2000. Action in support of the Hague Child Abduction Convention: A view from the permanent bureau. New York University Journal of International Law and Politics. 33 (1): 103-123.

Johnson, Thomas A. 2000. The Hague Child Abduction Convention: Diminishing Returns and Little to Celebrate for Americans. NYU Journal of International Law and Politics. 33 N.Y.U. J. INT’L L. & POL. 125

Skoler, Glen. 1998. A psychological critique of international child custody and abduction law. Family Law Quarterly 32 (3): 557-602.

Todd, Julia A. 1995. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction: are the Convention's goals being achieved? Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 2 (2): 553-576.

Harper, Tom. 1995. The limitations of the Hague Convention and alternative remedies for a parent including re-abduction. Emory International Law Review 9 (1): 257-281.

Daigle, Dorothy Carol. 1993. Due process rights of parents and children in international child abductions: an examination of the Hague Convention and its exceptions. Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 26 (4): 865-894.

Copertino, Monica Marie. 1991. Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction: an analysis of its efficacy. Connecticut Journal of International Law 6 (2): 715-743.

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Custody Issues in International Abduction Cases

Description: List of bibliographies touching upon the international battle over custody, discussing parental rights as well as the best interests of the children. The list focuses on cases involving the Hague Convention.

Awad, Abed, and Robert S. Popescu. 2000. When custody disputes go global. New Jersey Law Journal, August 7, 161 (6): S-4.

Freeman, Marilyn. 2000. Rights of custody and access under the Hague child abduction convention: “A questionable result?” California Western International Law Journal 31 (1): 39-51.

Zapor, Rose Mary. 2000. International and interstate child custody: who is in the best interest of the child? Preventive Law Reporter 18 (4): 27-29.

Bridge, Caroline. 1999. Re D (Abduction: Custody rights). Family Law 29: 609-60.

Kelsey, David H.; Hartwell, B. Lynne. 1999. International custody: two approaches to the international shuttling of children. American Journal of Family Law 13 (3): 188-194.

Starr, June. 1998. The global battlefield: culture and international child custody disputes at century's end. Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law 15 (3): 791-832.

Bailey, Martha. 1997. 'Rights of custody' under the Hague Convention. BYU Journal of Public Law 11 (1): 33-53.

Vinion, Lon. 1993. When custody conflicts cross the border; a primer on international disputes over children. Family Advocate 15 (4): 30-35.

Dickey, Anthony. 1990. "Rights of custody" under the Child Abduction Convention. Australian Law Journal 64 (1-2): 85-86.

Dehart, Gloria F. 1987. Getting the child back. Family Advocate 9 (4): 20-24.

Khan, Andy N. 1986. Child abduction and custody. Family Law 16: 114-116.

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Defenses Under the Hague Convention

Description: List of bibliographies addressing the defenses under the Hague Convention, including acquiescence, grave risk, habitual residence, psychological harm, and wrongful removal.

Judge Jurow. 2000. Hague Convention 'Grave Risk' Is Not Shown; Court Orders Children's Return to Netherlands. New York Law Journal, May 22.

Zalkin, Gary. 1999. The increasing incidence of American courts allowing abducting patents to use the Article 13(b) exception to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Suffolk Transnational Law Review 23 (1): 265-298.

Bridge, Caroline. 1999. Re B (Abduction: Acquiescence). Family Law 29: 608-609.

Bridge, Caroline. 1999. Re C (Abduction: Wrongful removal). Family Law 29: 609.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. C. 1999. Re. C. Abduction: grave risk of psychological harm. Family Law 29: 371-372.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1997. Acquiescence under the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. Law Quarterly Review 113: 529-533.

Grilli, Regan Fordice. Domestic Violence: Is it being sanctioned by the Hague Convention? 4 Sw. J. of L. & Trade Am. 71 (1997).

Brandes, Joel R., Weidman, Carole L. 1997. 'Habitual residence' under the Hague Convention. New York Law Journal, September 23, 218 (59): 3.

Hilton, William M. 1997. Limitations on article 13(b) of the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. American Journal of Family Law 11(2): 139-143.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1996. Re C. Abduction: consent. Family Law 26: 266-267.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1996. Re V. Abduction: Habitual Residence. Family Law 26: 71-72

Nanos, Rania. 1996. The views of a child: emerging interpretation and significance of the child's objection defense under the Hague Child Abduction Convention. Brooklyn Journal of International Law 22 (2): 437-465.

Kelly, Michelle Morgan. 1996. Taking liberties: The Third Circuit defines "habitual residence" under the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. Villanova Law Review 41 (4): 1069-1085.

Daigle, Dorothy Carol. 1993. Due process rights of parents and children in international child abductions: an examination of the Hague Convention and its exceptions. Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 26 (4): 865-894.

Lowe, Nigel.1993. Re L. (Child Abduction) (Psychological Harm). Family Law 23: 514.

Lowe, Nigel. 1993. Re O (A Minor) (Abduction: Habitual Residence). Family Law 23: 514-515.

Maher, Gerry. 1993. Consent to wrongful child abduction under the Hague Convention. Scots Law Times n29 p281-283.

Hargrove, Patricia; Lowe, Nigel. 1991. Child abduction - father removing child from Australia without mother's consent. Family Law 21: 138-139.

Kindall, Mark P. 1989. Treaties—Hague Convention on Child Abduction—wrongful removal – grave risk of harm to child. American Journal of International Law 83 (3): 586-590.

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Domestic Violence and the Hague Convention

Description: List of bibliographies discussing the emerging issue of the effect that domestic violence has on international child abduction, as well as analyzing the Hague Convention’s ability to address domestic violence.

Kaye, Miranda. 2000. The Hague Convention and the Flight from Domestic Violence: How Women and Children Are Being Returned by Coach and Four.” International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family 13 (2): 191-212.

Lewis, Jeanine. 2000. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction: When domestic violence and child abuse impact the goal of comity. The Transnational Lawyer 13 (2): 391-449.

Symposium. 2000. Women, Children and Domestic Violence: Current Tensions and Emerging Issues. 27 Fordham Urb. L.J. 565 (2000).

Weiner, Merle H., Fordham Law Review. International Child Abduction and the Escape from Domestic Violence. 69 Fordham L. Rev. 593 (2000).

Symposium. Symposium on Domestic Violence: Article: Providing Legal Protection for Battered Women: An Analysis of State Statutes and Case Law. 21 Hofstra L. Rev. 801 (1993).

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The Hague Convention: An Overview

Description: List of bibliographies providing overall summaries of the Hague Convention. Also, there are several articles listed herein that discuss a wide variety of issues, such as legislative reform, progress reports, and gender politics.

McEleavy, Peter. 2000. International Contact. Family Law 30: 571-573.

Dyer, Adair. 2000. To celebrate a score of years! New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 33 (1): 1-15.

McKeon, Merritt L. 2000. Hague Treaty offers another avenue for boy. The Los Angeles Daily Journal, May 1, 113 (84): 8.

Sherwin, Michael. 2000. The Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. New Law Journal, May 12, 150 (6935): 696 (1).

United States, Committee Report. Hague Convention on International Child Abduction: Applicable law and institutional framework within certain convention countries : A report to the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate by the Law Library of Congress, One Hundred Sixth Congress, Second Session. 2000.

Symposium. 2000. Symposium Issue Celebrating Twenty Years: The Past and Promise of the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction: Articles and Remarks. The Hague Child Abduction Convention Turns Twenty: Gender Politics and Other Issues. 33 N.Y.U. J. Int'l L. & Pol. 221 (2000).

Silberman, Linda. 2000. The Hague Child Abduction Convention turns twenty: gender politics and other issues. New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 33 (1): 221-250.

Beaumont & McEleavy.1999. The Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. United Kingdoms: Oxford University Press.

Horstmeyer, Eric S. 1995. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction: An analysis of Tahan and Viragh and their impact on its efficacy. University of Louisville Journal of Family Law 33(1): 125-141.

Schuz, Rhona. 1995. The Hague Child Abduction Convention: family law and private international law. International and Comparative Law Quarterly 44 (4): 771-802.

Silberman, Linda. 1994. Hague Convention on International Child Abduction: a brief overview and case law analysis. Family Law Quarterly 28 (1): 9-34.

Silberman, Linda J. 1994. Hague International Child Abduction Convention: a progress report. Law and Contemporary Problems 57 (3): 209-269.

Herring, Lynda R. 1994. Taking away the pawns: international parental abduction & the Hague Convention. North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation 20 (1): 137-174.

Shirman, Brenda J. 1991. International treatment of child abduction and the 1980 Hague Convention. Suffolk Transnational Law Journal 15 (1): 188-221.

Samborn, Randall. 1989. States move to apply Hague pact; child kidnapping. The National Law Journal, October 9 12 (5): 3

Freed, Doris Jonas; Brandes, Joel R. 1989. The Hague Convention. New York Law Journal, November 28, 202 (102): 3(1).

Hoff, Patricia M. 1987. Rx for international parental kidnapping: the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Children's Legal Rights Journal 8(2): 13-15.

Agopian, Michael W. 1982. Legislative reforms to reduce parental child abductions. Journal of Juvenile Law 6: 1-26.

Anton, A.E. 1981. The Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. International and Comparative Law Quarterly 30 (3): 537-567.

Burke, K.L. 1981. Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Canadian Yearbook of International Law 19: 401-403.

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The Hague Convention and Other Child Abduction Statutes and Laws

Description: List of bibliographies comparing and contrasting the Hague Convention with other child abduction statutes, such as the Children Act, the Family Law Reform Act, the International Child Abduction Remedies Act, and several others.

DeHart, Gloria Folger. 2000. The relationship between the 1980 Child Abduction Convention and the 1996 Protection Convention. New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 33 (1): 83-101.

Spector, Robert G. 2000. International child custody jurisdiction and the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 33 (1): 251-283.

Johnson, Derek E. 2000. The foul rag-and-bone shop of the heart: enforcing the Hague Convention through the tort of intentional interference with parental rights. Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems 10 (2):665-687.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1997. Re S Abduction: Hague and European Conventions. Family Law 27: 388-389.

Hoff, Patricia M; Volenik, Adrienne E; Girdner, Linda K. 1997. Jurisdiction in child custody and abduction cases: a judge's guide to UCCJA, PKPA, and the Hague Child Abduction Convention. National Judicial Education Program [published as part of 48(2) Juvenile & Family Court Journal (Spring 1997)].

Nicholes, Sally. 1996. The Family Law Reform Act and the Hague Convention. Law Institute Journal 70 (9): 35-37.

Everall, Mark. 1992. The Hague Convention: The Children Act and other recent developments. Family Law 22:164-166.

Pfund, Peter H. 1990. The Hague Convention on International Child Abduction, the International Child Abduction Remedies Act, and the need for availability of counsel for all petitioners. Family Law Quarterly 24 (1): 35-51.

Rivers, Dana R. 1989. The Hague international child abduction convention and the International Child Abduction Remedies Act: closing doors to the parent abductor. The Transnational Lawyer 2 (2): 589-640.

Puttick, Keith. 1985. Child Abduction and Custody Act. New Law Journal 135 (6219): 890- 891.

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Human Rights Issues

Description: List of bibliographies discussing the impact of human rights issues on the Hague Convention.

Bruch, Carol S. 2000. Religious law, secular practices, and children's human rights in child abduction cases under the Hague Child Abduction Convention. New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 33 (1): 49-58

Branchflower, George. 1999. Parental responsibility and human rights 29: 34-37.

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International Adoption

Description: List of bibliographies discussing private and public international adoption issues.

Bridge, Caroline. 2000. Re J.S. (Private international adoption). Family Law 30: 787-788.

Maravel, Alexandra. 1997. Intercountry adoption and the flight from unwed fathers' rights: Who’s right is it anyway? South Carolina Law Review 48 (3): 497-575.

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International Child Abduction

Description: List of bibliographies ranging from overviews of the legal aspects of international child abduction to discussion of specific international child abduction cases.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 2000. Abduction: Re S. Abduction: intolerable situation of Beth Din. Family Law 30: 234-235.

Vickers, Lesley. 2000. International Child Abduction. Solicitors Journal 144 (11): 264-265.

Bridge, Caroline. 2000. Re H (Abduction: Child of 16). Family Law 30: 530-531.

Bridge, Caroline. 1999. Re B (Abduction: Acquiescence). Family Law 29: 608-609.

Bridge, Caroline. 1999. Re C (Abduction: Wrongful removal). Family Law 29: 609.

Bridge, Caroline. 1999. Re D (Abduction: Custody rights). Family Law 29: 609-60.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1999. Re Z. Abduction: non-convention country. Family Law 29: 373- 374.

Lopez, Antoinette Sedillo. 1999. Tracking kidnapped children over the Net. Family Advocate 21 (4): 42-44.

Vickers, Lesley. 1999. International Child Abduction. Solicitors Journal 143 (43): 1056-1057.

Douglas, Gillian.1998. Abduction: re W.; re B. Family Law 28: 452-453

Douglas, Gillian. 1997. Re R (Abduction: Hague and European Conventions). Family Law 27: 313(1).

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1997. Re R Abduction: Hague and European Conventions. Family Law 27: 314-315.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1997. Re S Abduction: Hague and European Conventions. Family Law 27: 388-389.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1997. Re HB Abduction: Children's Objections. Family Law 27: 312-313.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1997. Re P Abduction: Non-Convention Country. Family Law 27: 388.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1996. Re M. Abduction: peremptory return order. Family Law 26: 203- 204.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1996. Re V. Abduction: Habitual Residence. Family Law 26: 71-72.

Beevers, Kisch. 1996. Child abduction: Welfare or comity? Family Law 26 (365-367).

Royal Society of Medicine. 1995. Child abduction. Medico-Legal Journal 63 (3): 105-118.

Lowe, Nigel; Nicholls, Michael. 1994. Child abduction: the wardship jurisdiction and the Hague Convention. Family Law 24: 191-193.

Mescher, Igor. 1994. Dealing with international child abduction; solicitors must act immediately. Law Society Journal 32 (7): 28.

Chaikin, David A. 1993. International extradition and parental child abduction. Bond Law Review 5(2): 129-151.

Sachs, Christina. 1993. Child abduction - the Hague Convention and recent case-law. Family Law 23: 530-533.

Stranko, W.A. 1993. International child abduction remedies. Army Lawyer 28-36.

Lowe, Nigel.1993. Re L. (Child Abduction) (Psychological Harm). Family Law 23: 514.

Lowe, Nigel. 1993. Re O (A Minor) (Abduction: Habitual Residence). Family Law 23: 514-515.

Evans, Sarah. 1992. International Child Abduction. New Law Journal 142 (6540) : 232-233.

McDonald, Elizabeth C. 1988. More than mere child's play: International parental abduction of children. Dickinson Journal of International Law 6 (2): 283-312.

Cherrie, Debra. 1987. “Kidnapped”. Law Institute Journal 61 (9): 926-929.

Crouch, Richard E. 1987. International child-snatching. Family Advocate 9 (4): 16-21.

Blynn, Esther Levy. 1986. In re: international child abduction v. best interests of the child; comity should control. University of Miami Inter-American Law Review 18 (2): 353-384.

Khan, Andy N. 1986. Child abduction and custody. Family Law 16: 114-116.

Katz, Sanford N. 1982. Dedication address: Brigitte Bodenheimer - Protector of the children. U.C. Davis Law Review 16 (1): vi-xi.

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Non-Signatory States and the Hague Convention

Description: List of bibliographies addressing the relationship between the Hague Convention and Non-Signatory States.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1999. Re Z. Abduction: non-convention country. Family Law 29: 373- 374.

Apy, Patricia E. 1997. Managing child custody cases involving non-Hague contracting states. Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 14 (1): 77-97.

Bailey-Harris, Rebecca. 1997. Re P Abduction: Non-Convention Country. Family Law 27: 388.

Cordin, Lora. 1997. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction as applied to non-signatory nations: getting to square one. Houston Journal of International Law 20 (1): 141-172.

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Practical Application of the Hague Convention

Description: List of bibliographies aimed at guiding practitioners and laypeople through the process of handing Hague Convention cases. There are also several bibliographies that discuss the overall enforcement, practice, interpretation, and application of the Hague Convention.

Lowe, Nigel. 1999. International Forum on Parental Child Abduction: Hague Convention Action Agenda. www.missingkids.com/en_US/publications/NC84.pdf (accessed November 4, 2004).

Roddy, Nadine E. 1997. Operation and enforcement of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Divorce Litigation 9 (6): 101-114.

Hilton, William. 1996. Practical application of article 21 (regarding access) of the Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. American Journal of Family Law 10 (4): 197-207.

Mackie, Susan. 1996. Procedural problems in the adjudication of international parental child abduction cases. Temple International and Comparative Law Journal 10 (2): 445-466

Roddy, Nadine E. 1995. Operation and enforcement of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Divorce Litigation 7 (4): 73-82.

Levy, Robert J. 1995. Memoir of an academic lawyer: Hague Convention theory confronts practice. Family Law Quarterly 29 (1): 171-186.

Brunch, Carol S. 1994. The central authority's role under the Hague Child Abduction Convention: a friend in deed. Family Law Quarterly 28 (1): 35-52.

DeHart, Gloria F. 1993. International child abductions: a guide to applying the Hague Convention, with forms. American Bar Association, 2nd edition.

Fabrizio, Elizabeth J. 1992. Operation and enforcement of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Divorce Litigation 4 (4): 82-86.

Hilton, William M. 1992. Handling a Hague trial. American Journal of Family Law 6(4): 211-227.

Rutherford, Julia R. 1991. Removing the tactical advantages of international parental child abductions under the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abductions. Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law 8 (1): 149-167.

LeGette, Caroline. 1990. International child abduction and the Hague Convention: Emerging practice and interpretation of the discretionary exception. Texas International Law Journal 25 (2): 287-308.

Schwerin, Barbara Ullman. 1988. The Hague Convention on International Child Abduction: a practical application. Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Journal 10 (1): 163-195.

Dehart, Gloria F. 1987. Getting support over there: jurisdiction, comity, adequate notice, garnishment; how the Hague Convention will bring order out of chaos. Family Advocate 9 (4): 34-37.

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Returns Under the Hague Convention

Description: List of bibliographies addressing the ability to obtain an order for return and the possible outcomes of requests for return.

McClean, David. 1990. 'Return' of internationally abducted children. Law Quarterly Review. 106: 375-379.

McMillan, Jan Rewers. 1997. Getting them back: the disappointing reality of return orders under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers 14 (1): 99-131.

Bailey, Martha. 1996. The right of a non-custodial parent to an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention. Canadian Journal of Family Law 13 (2): 287-319.

Sachs, Christina. 1993. The discretion to refuse return. Family Law 23: 585-586.

Snyder, Edward S. 1993. Convention aids returns in abduction cases. New Jersey Law Journal, November 15, 11 (11):1.

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