Week 4

PART II: PROTECTING THE CHILD FROM ABUSE AND NEGLECT

Questions Week 4

Tuesday, 2/12

Introduction to Abuse & Neglect:
Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 119, sections 1-39;
51A – 51G;
Summary on Pre-Court Investigation and the Care &
Protection Process Familiy Intervention and the Department of Social Services: The Pre-Court Investigatory and Administrative Process, 75 Mass. Law Rev.25 (Spring 1990).

Thursday, 2/14

Case law standards:
Santosky v. Kramer, 455 U.S. 745 (1982);
Care & Protection of Robert, 408 Mass. 52 (1990);
Care & Protection of Isaac, 419 Mass. 602 (1995);
Care & Protection of Jeremy, 419 Mass. 616 (1995);
Custody of a Minor (No.2), 392 Mass. 719 (1989);
Care & Protection of Sophie; Care &
Protection of Bruce, 44 Mass. App. Ct. 758 (1998);
Care & Protection of Manuel, 428 Mass. 527 (1998);
Care & Protection of Orazio, 68 Mass. App. Ct. 213 (2006);
Care & Protection of Zelda, 26 Mass. App. Ct. 869, (1989).


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