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Other Decisions 10-840 (07/04/2011)

Authority: Supreme Court of Arkansas

Date: 04/07/2011

Subject: The Supreme Court of Arkansas has stated the constitutional illegitimacy of the Arkansas Adoption and Foster Care Act of 2008 or “Act 1” for the violation of the right to privacy. Such law provided that couples, both heterosexual and homosexual, who live together without being married, could not adopt or have in custody a minor of age

Parties: Arkansas Department of Human Services v. Cole

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Art. 9 Right to marry - Right to found a family - Equality - Art. 20 Equality - Art. 24 Children’s rights

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