Scott A. Hughes
Research Theory, Design, and Methods
Dr. Eileen Eisen
February 2, 2014
The Abbreviated Qualitative Plan
Laws governing the administration of paternal processes, vary from state to state within the United States. The U.S. court system allows states to enforce paternal sanctions even after they have been definitively determined that a man is not the biological father of the child. (Brott. 2008) Currently, these irregularities regarding paternity create egregious injustices such as, men who, through DNA testing, have been proven not to be the biological father of the child, still being force to pay child …show more content…
Are there any penalties levied on the false accuser?
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The participants of this study will be selected from low-income men actively contesting paternity in U.S.