You manage a hotel resort located on the South Beach on the Island of Kauai in Hawaii. You are shifting the focus of your resort from a traditional fun-in-the-sun destination….
What are the father’s options if, a year after this case, he concludes that the children “still hate me”?
a. The mother was ordered to “promote the frequent and continuing positive interaction” between the children and the father. Wouldn’t this promotion constitute an expression of opinion by the mother? If so, isn’t she being required to “express opinions that she does not hold,” which the court said would violate the First Amendment?
b. Would the court have reached the same result if the mother was ordered to tell the children every day “Your father is a good man”?
c. Keeping in mind that the mother continues to be bitter about the father, give five examples of things she could say about the father to the children that would promote positive feelings about him without constituting opinions that she does not hold.
d. Would the mother violate the order if she refused to ever mention the father in the presence of the children?
e. What are the father’s options if, a year after this case, he concludes that the children “still hate me”?