European Court of Human Rights on Lesbian’s Right to Adopt

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The European Court of Human Rights recently issued this Grand Chamber Judgment in the case of E.B. v. France, finding that France discriminated against a lesbian woman in denying her petition to adopt a child. Specifically the Court found that France violated the petitioner’s rights under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights which guarantees respect for private and family life.

-Bridget Crawford

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