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Children in the Legal System : Cases and Materials

Children in the Legal System : Cases and Materials - 2nd edition

Children in the Legal System : Cases and Materials - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9781566624596

ISBN10: 1566624592

Children in the Legal System : Cases and Materials by Samuel Davis, Elizabeth Scott, Walter Wadlington and Charles Whitebread - ISBN 9781566624596
Edition: 2ND 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Foundation Press
Published:
International: No
Children in the Legal System : Cases and Materials by Samuel Davis, Elizabeth Scott, Walter Wadlington and Charles Whitebread - ISBN 9781566624596

ISBN13: 9781566624596

ISBN10: 1566624592


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Summary

Children in the Legal System, Second Edition focuses on what has been accomplished through legislation and judicial action since the Juvenile Justice Standards were published.

Highlights include:

  • Cases ranging from nocturnal juvenile curfews and school newspaper regulation to child abuse and medical decision-making
  • Discussion of permanent foster care
  • Expanded coverage of custody and visitation
  • Challenging conceptual treatment of the decision-making capacity and authority of minor children
  • An examination of adolescence as a legal category