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Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law$
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Kenneth Norrie

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781845861193

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.001.0001

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October 2000

October 2000

Title to Seek Contact: Grandparents, Welfare and Constitutionality

(p.35) Commentary No 7: October 2000
Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Kenneth McK Norrie

Edinburgh University Press

Discusses the decision of the US Supreme Court in Troxel v Granville (2000) 530 US 57 where it was held to be an unconstitutional interference in the rights of parents for grandparents to have title to seek visitation rights over their grandchildren. It is noted that Scots law is very similar to the rules struck down in this case, and it is suggested that Scots law has the better system here.

Keywords:   USA, Title to seek contact order, Human rights and non-discrimination, Presumptions in favour of parents

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