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4th Circuit says posthumously conceived child can’t get benefits

BOSTON — A child conceived through in vitro fertilization six years after her father’s death is not entitled to survivors’ benefits under the Social Security Act, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming judgment. The plaintiff’s ...

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Md. Court of Appeals: Child’s best interests are ‘transcendent’

Calling a child’s best interests “transcendent,” Maryland’s top court has ordered a Baltimore juvenile court to reconsider its decision allowing a mother with a history of neglect to retain parental rights. The Court of Appeals said the lower court “erroneously” ...

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