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State Supreme Court will hear high-profile international adoption appeal

Katie Allison Granju
Posted: 4/24/2006 11:40:59 AM

The Tennessee Supreme Court today agreed to hear arguments in an international child custody case from Memphis.

A Chinese couple had asked the high court to return the six-year-old daughter they put in foster care shortly after her birth, arguing that Tennessee laws on child custody and abandonment are confusing.

Shaoquiang and Qin Luo He also argue that parents who voluntarily put their children in foster care have fewer legal protections under Tennessee law than those whose offspring are taken from them by the state....

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