Children and the Law Posts
In Woodson v. Commonwealth, 871 S.E.2d 653 (Va. Ct. App. 2022), the Court of Appeals of Virginia cited Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law § 3.24 (Tentative Draft No. 1, 2018).
A Quiet Revolution: How Judicial Discipline Essentially Eliminated Foster Care and Nearly Went Unnoticed
This Piece proposes the concept that juvenile court judges can safely reduce the number of children entering foster care by faithfully and rigorously applying the law.
At its meeting on October 20 and 21, 2022, the Council reviewed and discussed Council Drafts of five projects and approved drafts and portions of drafts as listed.
Lehigh Valley Press News conducted an interview with Maxine Eichner and Solangel Maldonado on the concept of medical child abuse, state intervention, and the Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law.
This Article uses a combination of methodological approaches to show how the law of searches in schools operates on the ground by conducting an in-depth case study of one jurisdiction, Illinois.
This Article outlines the ways in which the modern tribal child welfare system has been structured to compartmentalize families and perpetuate historical federal policies of Indian family separation. This Article then suggests that circle processes are a framework for re-Indigenizing the tribal child welfare system to not just improve outcomes, but to also honor the interconnected, responsibility oriented worldview of Indigenous communities.
A debate taking place throughout the United States in school board meetings, state legislatures, and the public square—is the simple question of what happens, from a legal perspective, when a parent drops their child off at a public school. This Article proposes a framework whereby in loco parentis and the constitutional rights of students and parents can coexist at public schools
This Article, using pronouncements by the Uniform Law Commissioners and The American Law Institute, explores parents registries, their variation and limitations, and provides suggestions on how to reform them to meet constitutional and public policy concerns.
In this Essay, Huntingdon and Scott argue that parental rights are—and should remain—the backbone of family law. Building on previous scholarship and their work drafting The American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law, they also evaluate scholars’ proposals to limit parental rights.
This paper explores choosing parentage laws in multistate conduct cases in varying contexts, including cases involving parentage for childcare and nonchildcare purposes.