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Hofstra Law Review

Authors

C. Nneka Nzekwu

Abstract

The article discusses the author's contention that the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children (ICPC) agreement infringes upon America's best interest of the child legal standard, and it mentions a call for modifications to the ICPC statute and regulations to protect children. According to the article, the ICPC has been adopted in every American state and monitors the out-of-state placements of children in the foster care system. The legal rights of familial relatives are examined.

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