Recent developments within Missouri threaten to degrade the intent of the federal Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 and could cause further harm to a system that, while well-intentioned and supported by a laudable legislative scheme, continues to decay.
Alexa Irene Pearson,
Eulogies, Effigies, & (and) Erroneous Interpretations: Comparing Missouri's Child Protection System to Federal Law,
69 Mo. L. Rev.
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