Children and the Law

Children and the Law

Course Number: LAW 748
Course Credits: 3
TThis course is an analysis of children's rights, the rights of parents to supervise and decide critical issues affecting children, and the power of the state to intervene in family matters. Topics include physical and mental treatment, sexual rights of minors, emancipation, economic rights, child discipline, and choice of education. In addition, the child protective, foster care, and adoption systems are studied, including child abuse and neglect, the rights of foster children and parents, permanent termination of parental rights, and adoption.
Family Law