Understanding juvenile law
After introductory chapters on the legal status of minorities & the rights of juveniles, this book examines issues occurring outside the juvenile justice system including: family law issues, private law issues, & the constitutional rights of children. The remainder of this book deals with delinquency & status offense matters in the juvenile justice system.
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THE RIGHTS OF JUVENILES
THE CHILD AND THE FAMILY
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