8 Fam. Law. [i] (1966-1967)

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The Family Law Quarterly
The first issue of the Section's Family Law Quarterly
will feature material on the economics of attorneys
specializing in domestic relations. It is expected to
appear by February 1, 1967.
In addition to an analysis of the family lawyer's
problems of fees and related subjects, the following
topics will receive extended treatment: (1) recent
statutory and decisional law in all of the states with
respect to adoption; (2) significant decisions on mar-
riage and divorce during calendar 1966; and (3) a review
of all important articles on family law published in law
reviews and in other periodicals during 1966.
For subsequent issues, articles are being prepared
on the following: (1) the past, present and future of the
family court; (2) the implications of New York's new
divorce law; (3) a full report on the activities and
recommendations of the 18 state bar family law com-
mittees; and (4) latest decisions, statutes and IRS
regulations related to taxation and family law.
Articles on the following questions are being so-
licited: (1) should the ABA's condemnation of common
law marriage be revived and implemented; (2) inequities
resulting from statutes permitting servicemen to obtain
ex parte divorces in a state after one year's residence;
and (3) public policy, family planning and abortion laws.
The Board of Editors consists of Robert F. Drinan
(Chairman), Henry H. Foster, Jr., Doris Freed, Aidan
R. Gough, Sanford Katz, Florence M. Kelley, Robert
Levy, Monrad G. Paulsen, Margaret F. Rosenheim and
Frank Sander.


Honolulu aloha
Plans are being formulated for an exciting meeting of
the Section in Honolulu from August 6 to 9, 1967 at the
Ilikai Hotel. Tentative arrangements are for the
Council Meeting - Sunday, August 6
Section Sessions - Monday, August 7 at 2 p.m.;
Tuesday, August 8 at 9 a.m.; Wednesday, August 9 at
9 a.m.
Section Reception - Monday, August 7 at 5 p.m.
Section Luncheon - Wednesday, August 9 at Noon.
The local arrangements committee, still in formation,
already includes Judge Samuel P. King and Paul C.
Kokubun as Co-Chairmen, and as members, Louis B.
Blissard, Robert Won Bae Chang, Robert A. Franklin,
Henry T. Hirai, Robert A. Hogan, Kwan H. Lim, Harold
-W. Nickelsen,-V. Thomas Rice, John-Harvey Robinson
and Donald K. Tsukiyarma.
Interesting case decisions
A negligence action was institutea on behalf of a two-
year-old foster child for personal injuries sustained as
a passenger in his foster parent's automobile. The
foster parent's defense that an unemancipated infant is
barred from maintaining an action against his natural
parent or one in loco parentis for damages for personal
injuries arising from ordinary negligence was dismissed.
The Supreme Court held that one with whom a foster
child has been placed by the Department of Welfare does
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To stabilize and preserve family life
r         VOL. Vill, NO. 1, NOV., 1966/WHOLE NUMBER 27

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