This study aid includes chapters devoted to the meaning of parent, abuse and neglect, the foster care system, adoption, medical decision-making, support and other financial responsibilities, protective legislation, and delinquency. Representation of children is also covered throughout the book. Several relevant international law issues, including the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, international child labor, and U.S. tobacco exports to children overseas are included.
This nutshell explores the differences between the criminal justice system and the juvenile justice system. Topics covered include the delinquency and status offense jurisdiction of the juvenile court, case screening, pretrial detention of juveniles, why states try youths in criminal court and juveniles' procedural rights.
This electronic version of the multi-volume print looseleaf treatise explains issues important to children: child custody, discrimination against children and adolescents, child pornography, school district issues, rights of handicapped children, parental torts, and children as witnesses. A table of laws and rules, as well as a table of cases is included
This treatise provides an in-depth examination of the intricate procedures of the juvenile justice process, discussing current practices and their constitutionality. It surveys state and federal cases, analyzes statutory and decisional law, as well as recent developments. A 50-state survey of juvenile laws is featured. Updated regularly.