[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Monday agreed to hear [order list, PDF] a case dealing with a parent's ability to sue for custody in the US when a court has determined that the child's normal residence is in another country, and the child has already left the US. In Chafin v. Chafin [docket], US Army sergeant Jeffrey Lee Chafin and his Scottish wife, Lynn Hales Chafin, disputed custody [SCOTUSblog report] of their five-year-old child. Mrs. Chafin obtained...

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