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Marianna Brown Bettman
Marianna Brown Bettman is Distinguished Teaching Professor and Professor of Practice Emerita at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where she taught torts, legal ethics, and a seminar on the Supreme Court of Ohio. She is also a former Ohio state court of appeals judge. Professor Bettman is a frequent presenter on Supreme Court of Ohio cases at Continuing Legal and Judicial Education seminars and conferences including the Ohio Judicial Conference. She also provides appellate consulting services to attorneys.
Tag Archives: Parental Consent to Adoption
Merit Decision: Court Nixes Adoption; Finds Putative Father Did Not Willfully Abandon Birth Mother. In Re Adoption of P.L.H.
“This appeal charges us with the unenviable task of reaching a result that either overrides the adoption plan of a diligent birth mother and separates P.L.H. from the only home he has ever known or that terminates permanently C.W.’s fundamental … Continue reading →
What’s On Their Minds: What Does It Mean to “Willfully Abandon” a Mother During Her Pregnancy? In the Matter of: The Adoption of P.L.H.
Update: On July 18, 2017, the Supreme Court of Ohio handed down a merit decision in this case. Read the analysis here.
“Are you asking this court, therefore, to give the mother’s vote in this family matter more … Continue reading →