The article address the lack of consistency surrounding the best interests of the child (BIOTC) standard as it has been used in child legal custody adversarial proceedings. It mentions lack of consistency surrounding the BIOTC standard as it has been used in child legal custody adversarial proceedings. It also mentions need to incorporate child welfare data from across the U.S., legal scholarship, and case law to determine which state factors or tests.
Pepe, Victoria L.
"Conceiving Consistency: Giving Birth to a Uniform "Best Interests of the Child" Standard,"
Hofstra Law Review: Vol. 50:
2, Article 8.
Available at: https://scholarlycommons.law.hofstra.edu/hlr/vol50/iss2/8