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Supreme Court sides with father in international custody fight (access required)

Neither U.S. law nor an international treaty prevents one parent from appealing a federal court order that allows the other parent to move the couple’s child to a different country, even after that move has occurred, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

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Supreme Court rejects Md. man’s international child custody dispute (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a Maryland father’s bid to regain custody of his 9-year-old daughter, who has lived her whole life in Japan, following the death of the girl’s mother.

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Cullen hopes high court will draw line on appealing international custody disputes (access required)

During the term that’s about to open, the Supreme Court will consider whether an international treaty and U.S. law prevent an American father from appealing a U.S. court’s order that allowed his ex-wife to take their daughter to Scotland, after the pair have already left the country.

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