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The Road Less Taken: Annulment at the Turn of the Century
(American Journal of Legal History, 1996)
It is hardly surprising that certain legal institutions--adoption, wills, and guardianship--have lasted through the centuries. Each meets a different, seemingly timeless need: providing parenting for orphans or abandoned ...
Guardians: A Research Note
(The American Journal of Legal History, 1996)
Guardianship goes back quite far in legal history; it has been a feature of American law since the colonial period. Something like guardianship is a necessity in a system that recognizes private ownership of property, while ...