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Daily Journal Features Article by Professor Mertus

Recently, Russian president Vladimir Putin passed a law which denies U.S. citizens from adopting Russian children. Whittier Law School Professor Jennifer Mertus wrote an article on this topic which was published in the Daily Journal on January 10, 2013. Titled, “Russia’s US-Adoption Ban an Act of Retailiation,” the article opines that the new law banning intercountry adoption between the two counties will essentially condemn hundreds of children a year to a life of institutionalization