Baum presents work on guardian ad litem issues and appears as amicus curiae in Supreme Court case

On Feb. 4, Prof. Jennifer Baum presented on a PLI panel discussion titled Ethical Considerations in Hague Convention and Related Child Custody Cases. Professor Baum focused on the unique perspective, challenges, and ethical obligations of the child’s attorney and guardian ad litem in such cases. 

On January 24, Prof. Baum, partnering with the law firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP, and public interest organizations Child Justice, Inc., and Prevent Child Abuse NY, appeared as Amici in the Supreme Court case of Golan v. Saada, a Hague Convention International Child Abduction case from the Second Circuit, considering whether a U.S. court is required to consider ameliorative measures in cases where children face possible return to households plagued by domestic violence.

Professor Jennifer Baum