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Children, Parents, and the Law Public and Private Authority in the Home, Schools, and Juvenile Courts

ISBN-10: 0735507139

ISBN-13: 9780735507135

Edition: 3rd 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Tamar R. Birckhead, Lee E. Teitelbaum, Leslie Harris

List price: $263.00
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CHILDREN, PARENTS AND THE LAW: Public and Private Authority in the Home, Schools, and Juvenile Courts offers the perfect balance of perspective and coverage for your child-focused law course. This highly teachable book is also ideal for child-focused courses that deal with the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.This text retains the features that earned it success in its First Edition. It offers:problem exercises throughout, varying in complexity from short & simple to longer & more involvedan interdisciplinary approach that incorporates information from related social sciences, such as psychology and sociologya balanced perspective and coverage of issues, with no perceptible bias (liberal or conservative) in tone or selection of topicsample coverage of juvenile courts, making it an ideal choice for Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Court courses as well as courses that center on parents¿ and children¿s rights and obligationsa concise, manageable length at fewer than 900 pageslogical organization and clear structure, catering to a wide variety of teaching stylesa comprehensive Teachers Manual, available in print and onlineThe Second Edition has been carefully updated with great new material on:control over and funding of education, including school vouchers and Zelman v. Simmons-Harrisminors' First Amendment rights and reproductive decision makingjuvenile delinquency, including Roper v. Simmons on the death penalty, the MacArthur Juvenile Adjudicative Competence Study, and their implications for juvenile delinquency law and practiceadditional Supreme Court cases focusing on school searches (Board of Ed v. Earls) and the new cases on the interrogation of minorschild welfare, including:1. additional coverage of domestic violence, including Nicholson v. Williams and its aftermath 2. new cases on emergency removals 3. cases considering the constitutionality of the AFSA termination of parental rights grounds; and commentary and materials on the impact of the AFSA changes4. greater focus on teens aging out of foster carechild abuse investigations, including the Supreme Court's opinion in Crawford v. Washington
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Book details

List price: $263.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 4/5/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 809
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.718
Language: English

Parent, Child, And State: Rights And Interests
Rights of Children, Parents, and the State: The Education and Rearing of Children
Rights of Children, Parents, and the State: Children's Rights as Autonomy Claims
Decisions About Medical Care
Juvenile Courts And Delinquency
Juvenile Courts and Juvenile Offenders
Juvenile Offenders: Investigation and Pretrial Processes
Juvenile Delinquency Cases: Adjudication and Disposition
Child Abuse And Neglect
Defining and Discovering Child Abuse and Neglect
The Child Welfare System
Criminal Prosecution of Child Abuse and Neglect