Duquesne Law Review
Federal Habeas Corpus Jurisdiction - Child Custody - State Procedures Terminating Parental Rights
The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has held that federal habeas corpus is not available to challenge the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's parental rights termination statute.
Lehman v. Lycoming County Children's Services Agency, 648 F.2d 135 (3d Cir.), cert. granted, 102 S. Ct. 89 (1981) (No. 80-2177).
Dru H. Schoenborn,
Federal Habeas Corpus Jurisdiction - Child Custody - State Procedures Terminating Parental Rights,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol20/iss2/8