Children and the Law: Doctrine, Policy, and Practice
This new casebook provides comprehensive, innovative materials on this rapidly developing area of law. The casebook emphasizes doctrine, policy & practice, & presents three central themes: the framework of interrelated rights & obligations of children, parents & government; the ways in which the legal system assesses & uses children's competence to shape regulation; & the role of the child's lawyer. Understanding child advocacy practice will help students apply doctrine & policy throughout their professional lives. The book contains problems & comprehensive notes & questions to stimulate classroom discussion.
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Table of Cases
The Status Rights and Obligations of Children
The Laws Evolving Conception of Childrens Status Rights
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