Juvenile Law Online Classes Spring 2013 Week 1

Professor Paula Kaldis
Phone: 978.681.0800 X117
Email: pota@mslaw.edu

Questions Week 1

Tuesday, 1/22

Introduction: Origins, philosophy, goals of the Juvenile Court.
Please read the Convention on the Rights of the Child at the following link:

http://www.unhcr.org/refworld/docid/3ae6b38f0.html

 

Also, visit the following human rights sources:

http://www.amnestyusa.org/children/

http://www.hrw.org/topic/childrens-rights

Thursday, 1/24

Parental rights:

Conflict between family and state:

Meyer v. Nebraska, 262 U.S. 390 (1923);

Pierce v. Society of Sisters, 268 U.S. 510 (1925);

Prince v. Massachusetts, 321 U.S. 158 (1944);

Wisconsin v. Yoder, 406 U.S. 205(1972);

Troxel v. Granville, 530 U.S. 57 (2000).


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