ABRAMS' CHILDREN AND THE LAW: DOCTRINE, POLICY AND PRACTICE O/E (5TH, 2014) 9780314287670ABRAMS
The authors have updated the popular casebook with new cases, materials and problems that capture rapid changes in child advocacy and juvenile justice. The book continues its interdisciplinary emphasis, practical approach, and in-depth coverage of lawyering, child abuse and neglect, foster care, adoption, status offenses, and delinquency. Chapters on childrens rights and obligations, regulatory legislation, financial relationships, and medical decision-making permit flexible coverage. Notes following cases and article excerpts orient students and provide background for classroom discussion. A comprehensive, up-to-date teachers manual will accompany the book, and the authors will continue to share their thoughts with professors about its most effective classroom use to prepare the next generation of childrens lawyers.