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Campaign for Child Rights - Endorsements


To date, 132 individuals and 7 organizations have endorsed the International Adoption Policy Statement.  This page will be regularly updated with recent endorsements.  To learn more about the Campaign to Support Child Rights and International Adoption, click here.


Endorsements:

Organizational Endorsements:

  • The American Academy of Adoption Attorneys, May 2008
  •  Harvard Law School Child Advocacy Program, May 2008
  •  The Center for Adoption Policy, June 2008
  •  National Council For Adoption, April 2009 (NCFA Endorsement and Related Article)
  •  University of San Diego Children's Advocacy Institute, May 2009
  •  University of San Francisco - School of Law Child Advocacy Clinic, May 2009
  •  Both Ends Burning, May 2010

Individual Endorsements:

Law School Faculty Members and Legal Professionals with Expertise in Human Rights, Child Rights, Family Law and related areas (As of June 12, 2009): 

Fletcher N. Baldwin, Jr.
Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law
Director
Centre for Int'l Financial Crimes Studies
College of Law, Univ. of Florida

Carlos Ball
Professor of Law
Rutgers University School of Law Newark

Ralph Richard Banks
Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law
Stanford Law School

Corinna Barrett Lain
Professor of Law
University of Richmond School of Law

Paulo Barrozo
Harvard University Graduate Program
Assistant Professor of Law
Boston College Law School

Elizabeth Bartholet 
Morris Wasserstein Professor of Law
Faculty Director, Child Advocacy Program
Harvard Law School

Katharine T. Bartlett
A. Kenneth Pye Professor of Law
Duke University School of Law

Mary Beck
Clinical Professor of Law
Missouri University

Mildred Bekink
Senior Lecturer
Dept. of Mercantile Law College of Law
University of South Africa
South Africa

Derrick Bell
Visiting Professor of Law
NYU School of Law
Brian Bix Frederick W. Thomas Professor of Law and Philosophy
University of Minnesota

Peter Bell
Professor of Law
Syracuse University College of Law

Karen Blum
Professor of Law
Suffolk University Law School

Katharina Boele-Woelki
Professor of Law
Utrecht School of Law, UCERF
Netherlands

Johanna Bond
Associate Professor of Law
Washington and Lee University School of Law

Kathryn Bradley
Senior Lecturing Fellow
Director of Legal Ethics
Duke Law School

Frank Bress
Professor of Law
New York Law School

Margaret F. Brinig
Fritz Duda Family Professor of Law
University of Notre Dame
The International Society of Family Law

Kelly Browe Olson
Director of Clinical Programs
Associate Professor
U.A.L.R. Bowen School of Law

Elizabeth Bruch
Faculty Associate in Law & Social Policy
Valparaiso University School of Law
Canada

Jessica Budnitz
Lecturer on Law, Managing Director
Child Advocacy Program
Harvard Law School

Andrea Büchler
Prof. Dr. iur., Chair for Private and Comparative Law University of Zurich
Institute for Advanced Study
Berlin University of Zurich
Switzerland

Iraima Capriles
Professor of Law
Ex. Dir. of the Economic, Social and Institutional Council
Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra
Dominican Republic

June Rose Carbone
Visiting Professor of Law
George Washington University

Richard Carlson
Professor of Law
South Texas College of Law

Paolo Carozza
Associate Professor of Law
Notre Dame Law School
Commissioner
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Andrea Carroll
C.E. Laborde, Jr. Professor of Law
LSU Law Center

James L. Cavallaro
Clinical Prof of Law, Harvard Law School
Executive Director, Human Rights Program

David Chambers
Wade H. McCree, Jr., Collegiate Professor, Emeritus
Univ. of Michigan Law School

Larry O. C. Chukwu
Legal Consultant & Senior Lecturer in Law
Faculty of Law
University of Abuja
Nigeria

Amalia Patricia Cobos Campos
Laws School of University of Chihuahua
Mexico

Neil H. Cogan
Vice President for Legal Education
Dean of the Law School
Professor of Law
Whittier Law School

Doriane Coleman
Professor of Law
Duke Law School

Nancy Combs
Professor of Law
William and Mary Law School

John Coons
Prof. of Law (emeritus)
Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley Law School

Pablo Cortes
Lecturer in law
University of Leicester
United Kingdom

Brenda Cossman
Professor of Law
Univ. of Toronto Law School
Canada

Jan Costello
Professor of Law
Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount Univ.

Stephanie Crino
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law Michigan State University College of Law

Ian Curry-Sumner
Associate Professor, Private International Law, Comparative Law and Family Law
Utrecht University
Netherlands

Julie Davies
Professor of Law
University of the Pacific, McGeorge Law School

Madelene De Jong
Professor - Family Law
University of South Africa
South Africa

Sara Dillon
Professor of Law
Suffolk University Law School

Janet Dolgin
Dicker Distinguished Prof. of Health Care Law
Hofstra Law School

Dolores Donovan
Professor of Law
University of San Francisco School of Law

Marija Draskic
Professor of Family Law
School of Law
University of Belgrade
Serbia

Jennifer Drobac
Professor
Indiana Univ. School of Law - Indianapolis

Don Duquette
Clinical Professor of Law
Director Child Advocacy Law Clinic
University of Michigan Law School

James Dwyer
Professor of Law
William & Mary Law School

Richard A. Ellison
Professor of Law
Syracuse University College of Law

Ira Ellman
Professor of Law
Affiliate Professor of Psychology
Willard Pedrick Distinguished Research Scholar
Sandra O'Connor College of Law
Arizona State University

Linda Elrod
Richard S. Righter Distinguished Prof. of Law Director Children and Family Law Center
Washburn University School of Law

Ann Laquer Estin
Professor and Aliber Family Chair
University of Iowa College of Law

Marc Falkoff
Assistant Professor of Law
Northern Illinois University College of Law

Robert Fellmeth
Price Professor of Public Interest Law
University of San Diego

Patricia Fitzsimmons
Director, Child Advocacy Clinic
University San Francisco

Martin Flaherty
Leitner Family Prof. of Int'l Human Rights
Visiting Professor
Fordham Law School/Princeton University

Taylor Flynn
Professor of Law
Western New England College School of Law

Michael Foreman
Director, Civil Rights Appellate Clinic
The Pennsylvania State University
Dickinson School of Law
The Pennsylvania State University

Ann Freedman
Associate Professor of Law
Rutgers University Law School - Camden

Lance Gable
Assistant Professor of Law
Wayne State University Law School

Sergio Matheus Garcez
ISFL Member
Prof. Dr. Family Law
UNESP
Brazil

Cheryl George
Law Professor
St. Mary's University School of Law

Nathaniel Gozansky
Professor of Law
Director of International Programs
Emory University School of Law

Karen Graham
Law Student
Temple University, Beasley School of Law

Janet Halley
Royall Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

Cynthia Hawkins-Leon
Professor of Law
Stetson University College of Law

Jacqueline Heaton
Professor of Law
University of South Africa
South Africa

Joan Heifetz Hollinger
Professor, Lecturer-in-Residence
School of Law
University of California, Berkeley

Cooley R. Howarth, Jr.
Professor of Law
Director of Graduate Studies
University of Dayton School of Law

Deena Hurwitz
Associate Professor of Law
Director, Int'l Human Rights Law Clinic and
Human Rights Program
University of Virginia School of Law

Melanie B. Jacobs
Associate Professor of Law
Michigan State University College of Law

Helen Jenkins
Associate Dean
South Texas College of Law

David Katner
Professor of Clinical Law
Director, Juvenile Law Clinic
Tulane Law School

Jay Kelly
Editor-in-Chief
Pacific McGeorge Global Business and Development Law Journal
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

David Kennedy
V.P. for International Affairs
Interim Director, Watson Institute for International Studies
University Professor of Law
David and Marianna Fisher Univ. Prof. of International Relations
Brown University
Director, European Law Research Center
Harvard Law School

Randall L. Kennedy
Michael R. Klein Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

Kay Kindred
Professor of Law
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Law

Madeline Kochen
Assistant Professor of Law
University of Michigan Law School

Lynne Marie Kohm
John Brown McCarty
Professor of Family Law
Regent University School of Law

Donald Kommers
Joseph and Elizabeth Professor of Political Science Emeritus
Professor of Law Emeritus
University of Notre Dame

Gordana Kovacek Stanic
Professor Dr
Family Law, Comparative Family Law, Inheritance Law
Member of Int'l Society of Family Law
Faculty of Law
Univ. of Novi Sad
Serbia

Candace Kovacic-Fleischer
Professor of Law
American Univ. Washington College of Law

Patrice Kunesh
Associate Professor of Law & Director
Institute of American Indian Studies
University of South Dakota

Paul Kurtz
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs and J. Alton Hosch Professor
University of Georgia Law School

Glenda Labadie-Jackson
Associate Professor
University of Puerto Rico School of Law
Puerto Rico

Kenneth Lasson
Professor of Law
University of Baltimore School of Law

Pamela Laufer-Ukeles
Associate Professor of Law
University of Dayton School of Law

Linda McClain
Professor of Law and Paul M. Siskind Research Scholar
Boston University School of Law

Bruce McGovern
V.P., Associate Dean and Professor of Law South Texas College of Law

Lucy McGough
Vinson & Elkins Professor of Law
Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State Univ.

Michael Meltsner
Matthews Distinguished Univ. Prof. of Law
Northeastern Univ. School of Law

David D. Meyer
Assoc. Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
University of Illinois College of Law

Kathryn L. Mercer
Professor of Lawyering Skills
Case Western Reserve Univ. School of Law

G. Kristian Miccio
Associate Professor of Law
Fulbright Scholar
European Commission Scholar
Sturm College of Law, University of Denver

Martha Minow
Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law
Dean of the Faculty of Law
Harvard Law School

Sofia Miranda Rabelo
Lawyer and Professor of Family Law
Universidade Fumec
Brazil

Robert Mnookin
Williston Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

Patricia Alzate Monroy
Director of the Office and of Bar Counsel Alzate Monroy & Associates
Lawyer in Spain and Colombia. Ph.D. Canon Law (Rome-Italy)
Ph.D. Civil Law (Zaragoza-Spain)
Spain

Laurence C. Nolan
Professor of Law
Howard University School of Law

Michelle Oberman
Professor of Law
Santa Clara University

Aviva Orenstein
Professor of Law
Maurer School of Law Indiana University

Damian Ortiz
Clinical Professor of Law
The John Marshall Law School

Maria Donata Panforti
Professor of Comparative Law
University of Modena - Reggio Emilia
The International Society of Family Law
Italy

Deana Pollard-Sacks
Professor of Law
Texas Southern University

Andrés Rodríguez-Benot
Private International Las Professor
Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla
Spain

Victor Romero
Maureen B. Cavanaugh Distinguished Faculty Scholar & Professor of Law
The Pennsylvania State University

Robert Rosen
Professor of Law
Univ. of Miami Law School

Bart Rwezaura
Professor of Law
Faculty of Law
The Open University of Tanzania
Tanzania

Rosemary Salomone
Kenneth Wang Professor of Law
St. John's University School of Law

Martha Hayes Sampson
Senior Lecturer in Law
University of Chester Law School
United Kingdom

John Cary Sims
Professor of Law
Univ. of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

Norman J. Singer
Charles O. Stokes Professor of Law
Professor of Anthropology
University of Alabama

Henry J. Steiner
Professor Emeritus
Harvard Law School

Richard F. Storrow
Professor of Law
City University of New York

Mark Strasser
Trustees Professor of Law
Capital University Law School

Hazel Thompson- Ahye
Senior Tutor
Eugene Dupuch Law School
The International Society of Family Law
Bahamas

Jay Tidmarsh
Professor of Law
University of Notre Dame

Daniel C. Turack
Professor of Law
Capital University Law School

Beth Van Schaack
Associate Professor of Law
Santa Clara University School of Law

Joseph Vining
Hutchins Professor of Law
University of Michigan Law School

Robert Vischer
Associate Professor
University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

Machteld Vonk
Assistant Professor
Comparative Law and Family Law
Utrecht University
Netherlands

Wolfgang Voegeli
Prof. Dr. iur.
Programme Director M.A. European Studies
University of Hamburg
Germany

Walter Wadlington
James Madison Profesor of Law Emeritus
University of Virginia Law School

Lynn D. Wardle
Bruce C. Hafen Professor of Law
Brigham Young University
The International Society of Family Law

Rhonda Wasserman
Professor of Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Kelly Weisberg
Professor of Law
U.C. Hastings College of the Law

Mary Welstead
Visiting Prof in Law, Univ. Buckingham, U.K.
Visiting Fellow, Child Advocacy Program
Harvard Law School

Arthur Wolf
Professor of Law
Director, Legislative Institute
Western New England College School of Law

Ann Woolhandler
William Minor Lile Professor of Law
University of Virginia Law School

Virginia Zambrano
Full Professor of Private Comparative Law
University of Salerno
Italy

Gisela Zenz
Professor Dr.jur.Dr.h.c.
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Germany


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Last modified: June 17, 2011

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