Children and the Law in a Nutshell

Authors: Ramsey, Sarah H. / Abrams, Douglas E.
Edition: 4th
Copyright Date: 2011
  • Publication Date: April 13th, 2011
  • ISBN: 9780314262905
  • Subject: Children and the Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Ramsey and Abrams' Children and the Law in a Nutshell provides a succinct review of both domestic and international law of children. Following the structure and format of the authors' casebook Children and the Law: Doctrine, Policy and Practice, this text addresses such topics as: Parenting Abuse and neglect The foster care system Adoption Medical decision making Support and other financial responsibilities Protective legislation Delinquency Representation of children International law issues, including the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, international child labor, and U.S. tobacco exports to children overseas