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Cole v. Arkansas Department of Human Services

Last Updated 7/21/2022

Summary

The Arkansas Supreme Court declared Arkansas Act 1, a voter-approved law designed to protect adopted and foster children to be unconstitutional. The law prohibits children from being adopted or placed in the foster home of people living together outside of a marital relationship, regardless of whether the persons are opposite-sex or same-sex individuals.

Legal Documents

Court
Title
Date
State Supreme Court
4/11/2011
State Supreme Court
9/28/2010
Appellate Court
4/16/2010