Children in the Legal System: Cases and Materials

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Foundation Press, 1997 - Law - 1030 pages
Children in the Legal System focuses on what has been accomplished through legislation & judicial action since the Juvenile Justice Standards were published. Highlights include: * Cases ranging from nocturnal juvenile curfews & school newspaper regulation to child abuse & medical decision-making * Discussion of permanent foster care * Expanded coverage of custody & visitation * Challenging conceptual treatment of the decision-making capacity & authority of minor children * An examination of adolescence as a legal category.

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